Bibles, crosses survive West Virginia church fire, firefighters say


This story of the Church fire, the building destroyed, but the bibles and cross unharmed started me thinking.. Do modern day miracles happen? In the bible we read about miracles happening all the time, it seems like a daily event... Like no big deal.. Now I know that the historical timeline of the bible is … Continue reading Bibles, crosses survive West Virginia church fire, firefighters say

Naked: A Lenten Reflection


Image via Wikipedia  8 Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the LORD God among the trees of the garden. 9 But the LORD God called to the man, “Where are you?” … Continue reading Naked: A Lenten Reflection

Job, Me and Lent


I have written several religious formation books for use in the classroom, I have tackled Mosses and the flight from slavery, I have looked at the Book of Acts and even delved into the Catechism of the Catholic Church, but the one book I have always wanted to take on was the Book of Job. … Continue reading Job, Me and Lent

What is your Focus this Lent?


Image via Wikipedia                         Were is your focus this Lent? On you or on Jesus. Lent is not about us, it is not about self-improvement, it is about Jesus, it's about New Birth, it's about New Life, it's about New Perseverance and New Death. New Birth … Continue reading What is your Focus this Lent?

The Lost week


It has been sometime between blog posting, it's not that I haven't wanted to sit down and post, I have. In fact several times I have sat down to do just that, write a blog and post it. Yet when I sat own it seemed I had nothing to say. So I would sit there for … Continue reading The Lost week

Characters of the Passion: A reading for Lent


http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/21/characters-of-the-passion-a-reading-for-lent/ Cover via Amazon I just finished the book, Characters of the Passion, by Fulton J. Sheen, one of two books I am read for Lent, the other is also a Sheen book, The Cross and the Beatitudes. If you have never read a Sheen book, I would recommend it, he is a gifted writer, … Continue reading Characters of the Passion: A reading for Lent

Helping You Keep Your Lenten Commitments


Image via Wikipedia Welcome to Living Lent - Helping You Keep Your Lenten Commitments I found this site, and thought it was cool.. It is set up for Young people, but hey, us old people need reminders also… It’s easy, you enter your email address and or phone (I did both) and you you will … Continue reading Helping You Keep Your Lenten Commitments

Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?


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?

I am a Sinner, this much I know


Image via Wikipedia I am a sinner in need of a conversion. A deep spiritual conversion. I need to feel the spirit of God racing through my vein's, I need to hear the soft whisper of the Holy Spirit within my being and I need to experience the crucifixion of our Lord daily. This is … Continue reading I am a Sinner, this much I know

Sign of the Cross


Yesterday as I was sitting in the day chapel waiting to go to confession I noticed something that I have seen before but it never really registered with me until then. What I noticed was there are three types of the sign of the cross. Just like the three little bears and the portage being … Continue reading Sign of the Cross