Double Take – Integrity of Heart from a Catholic perspective

Quite a few years ago I was discerning a possible vocation to become a Catholic priest. That may surprise some of you but honestly, I have never experienced anything close to the light and love I have encountered within Catholicism. And since I was not born a Catholic, naturally I would consider the priesthood after… Read More Double Take – Integrity of Heart from a Catholic perspective

Poor Christians in China told to replace religious symbols with government portraits – CHVNradio

Persecution against Chinese Christians has reached a new level. Christian villagers have been ordered by the Chinese government to renounce their faith and instead worship the country’s communist government leaders, Christian Today reports. Authorities visited Linfen and Shanxi in April 2020 to instruct residents receiving welfare benefits they were to remove all crosses and replace… Read More Poor Christians in China told to replace religious symbols with government portraits – CHVNradio

Watch “Good Friday 2020: Stations of the Cross” on YouTube | Opinion

Hi Folks, I didn’t blog anything yesterday because I was watching a sci-fi flick on TV. And then I worked on a piece of music that is really giving me a hard time. First, it sounded too distorted. I fixed that. Then the piano sounded too thin and metallic. I’m still working on that. It’s… Read More Watch “Good Friday 2020: Stations of the Cross” on YouTube | Opinion

Was Thomas Merton a great mystic?

Imagine Thomas Merton Teaching You a Class on Christian Mysticism… https://t.co/hdaRPJVYT7 #Catholic #religious #mysticism — earthpages.org (@earthpages) September 11, 2017 Was Thomas Merton really a great mystic, as indicated above? When I think of great Catholic mystics people like St. Faustina Kowalska come to mind. She was so busy suffering for others and having daily… Read More Was Thomas Merton a great mystic?

Sacrifice, Service and “The Holy Helper”

https://t.co/dEwLLbhDGH — earthpages.org (@earthpages) April 30, 2017 Today’s tweeted story got me thinking about sacrifice and service. So many people find themselves in situations where they feel called to make sacrifices. If this truly is a call from God, then it’s a beautiful thing that usually bears fruit in unexpected ways. But there might be… Read More Sacrifice, Service and “The Holy Helper”