Surviving the Wuhan Virus

It's like watching a horror movie. A deadly plague reaches our shores. The president declares a national emergency. Groceries and household items, like toilet paper and bottled water, disappear off the supermarket shelves. The stock market plunges, over and over again, businesses shut down. People are told to prepare for the worst. The future is... Continue Reading →

The Jesus Prayer Chaplet

In my first post on this topic, I explained the reason behind Christian prayer beads, why we use them, their origin in ancient Christian times, and why they in no way contradict Scripture. In my second post on this topic, I explained different methods of using Rosary Beads along with various devotions, ranging from the... Continue Reading →

Different Methods of Using Rosary Beads

In my previous essay I outlined the basic use of prayer beads in Christian devotion. Please read that for further explanation as to why we can, and should, use beads when we pray, and that this includes all denominational lines (including Protestants, Evangelicals, Baptists and "Born Again" Christians). Again, read my previous essay on this... Continue Reading →

Praying with Beads

Here in the United States, most people associate prayer beads with the Catholic Rosary. However, Catholics aren't the only Christians who pray with beads. The practice is common among Eastern Orthodox Christians, and is growing in popularity among Protestant and Evangelical Christians as well. The prayer discipline is nearly as old as Christianity itself, and... Continue Reading →

Our Lady of Walsingham

O Mary, recall the solemn moment when Jesus, thy divine son, dying on the cross, confided us to thy maternal care. Thou art our mother, we desire ever to remain thy devout children. Let us therefore feel the effects of thy powerful intercession with Jesus Christ. Make thy name again glorious in the shrine once... Continue Reading →

Find a Reverent Catholic Mass

. Catholics in the United States now have a resource that is the envy of many other countries, but hopefully, other nations will follow suit with their own version of the same thing. It's called REVERENT CATHOLIC MASS, and it's an online directory that tells Catholics where they can find reverent Catholic liturgies throughout the... Continue Reading →

Reflections on Querida Amazonia

Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on the Amazon Synod has been released. Titled Querida Amazonia, the document proved to not be the bombshell Faithful Catholics were so worried about. While not on the caliber of anything we would expect from Pope St. John Paul II, or Pope Benedict XVI, and it does have some problems in... Continue Reading →

An Episcopal Challenge for Elections

This is a friendly challenge, and a recommendation, to all individual American bishops who care about the spiritual safety of their flocks. Some of you may be aware that the US Bishops Voters Guide, Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, is a complete flop among the laity. There are multiple reasons for this. First, it's too... Continue Reading →

On Jehovah’s Witnesses

Who are those nice folks coming to your door witnessing for Jehovah? Well, I could go into a long story about their origin, peculiar practices, problematic "prophecies," and methods of psychological coercion, but that would just make for a long post. Instead, I'll cut to the chase. The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, better known... Continue Reading →

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