http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/09/lent-2011-are-you-ready-for-it/ Image via Wikipedia With Lent here, it’s a good time to ask the question, “Are you ready for it?” or an even better question, “Do you understand it?” Lent is a complex time in the Church year, we are depriving ourselves, we are reminded of our mortality yet we are to be preparing for … Continue reading Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?
Image via Wikipedia Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that condoms can be justified for male prostitutes seeking to stop the spread of HIV, a stunning comment for a church criticized for its opposition to condoms and for a pontiff who has blamed them for making the AIDS crisis worse. The pope made … Continue reading Pope allows condoms?
by The Editors, Register correspondent Tuesday, Apr 20, 2010 8:00 AM Comments 1. The crisis seems to be nearing its conclusion. The vast majority of allegations are from the 1960-1985 period, and only six cases of clerical sex abuse in 2009 have been reported. 2. There was no global cover-up. “Nobody, nowhere, no time, no … Continue reading 12 Things Every Catholic Should Know About the U.S. Scandals
Image via Wikipedia I was just thinking about my youth and what it was like to be Catholic back then. What a difference between now and than. I am not that old, in my yearly 40’s, but still the Church has gone through a lot of changes in the past 40 years. The Church being … Continue reading Change and the Church
I often have discussions with my friends and family on this very topic, I even gave a talk on it once to a group of young adults for a Theology on Tap session, and for any one who was a fan of Seinfeld, this very topic was what the final episode was all about. "The … Continue reading Dante’s words
Ever had someone say something that just made you shake your head and ask yourself what was that, what just happened? Well sometimes that how life is, we just have to shake our heads and ask ourselves what just happened. There are moments in life that I feel should not be explained, moments were we … Continue reading Crisis Opportunities
9 out of 10, that's a pretty good percentage, don’t you think? I would be happy with that percentage, if lets say it represented the percentage of Catholics who attended Mass every week, or lets say it was the percentage of the population who donated to end poverty or what if it represented the amount … Continue reading 9 out of 10
Emotions can help you or hinder you, it is up to you. I have often talked about how our attitudes will shape our our comes, how we can think our way in to a new you. The opposite is also true, we can think ourselves out of a new you, we can think ourselves in … Continue reading The Power of Emotions