Suffer the Children


But Jesus said to them: Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come to me: for the kingdom of heaven is for such. Mathew 19:14 (Douay-Rheims Bible) Yesterday was a sad day in Detroit, Michigan and Chardon, Ohio. (Select the city to read the stories) Our youth, our children have become murderers. Nothing … Continue reading Suffer the Children

An Open Letter to all Catholics, to all Americans


Dear Catholics: This Open letter it to all Catholics, be they liberal or conservative, laps or practicing, fallen away or on their way back home to Rome. In-fact this open letter should be shared with non-Catholics, non-Christians and anyone who is concerned about their personal liberty and freedom. This letter is intended to excite you, … Continue reading An Open Letter to all Catholics, to all Americans

Could Boys Town work today? And other thoughts on Charity and Social Justice.


Cover of Boys Town ‎"What’s “just” has been debated for centuries, but let me offer you my definition of social justice: I keep what I earn and you keep what you earn. Do you disagree? Well then, tell me how much of what I earn “belongs” to you -- and why?" -- Walter Williams Williams … Continue reading Could Boys Town work today? And other thoughts on Charity and Social Justice.

Politically Sterile


The Christmas session is over, and the decorations are down, now starts the political session… Over the weekend I watched the ABC GOP Debates, if you can call them that. I was so mad that I found it hard to watch. The moderators were, well to put it simply, STUPID. They asked stupid questions, has … Continue reading Politically Sterile

Compassion


Image by Rosie O'Beirne via Flickr Ok, so here it is, I have been listening to talk radio on the way into work, and the big topic The Arizona law on illegal's.  The Catholic Bishops seem to think the law is inhuman and some how degrading. The liberal bleeding hearts feel that the law is … Continue reading Compassion

Forgiveness


Yesterday I was able to enjoy one of my favorite pastimes, debating my faith. I love to challenge people, be challenged and to talk my Catholic Faith, with anyone willing to listen. Yesterdays debate was lively yet no harsh words or bad feelings followed. This friend was not my normal debate partner, normally when I … Continue reading Forgiveness

I’ll Pray for you…


As Catholics we often times use the stock response of I’ll pray for you, but what we really mean is, that’s nice… leave me alone. So what brings on this statement of condemnation, why so judgmental? Well, I am an owner of a Catholic business and was partners in a Catholic Book/Gift shop in the … Continue reading I’ll Pray for you…

King of Pop


Yesterday, I will admit it, I watched the services for the King of Pop… I had to see it for myself, and all in all , it was well done. But it does bring up some questions that we as a society must answer. The media and fans and even some nonfans have turned Michael … Continue reading King of Pop

Economy, skills and you


At this time it is more important than ever that people try to improve there skill sets. With more and more people out of jobs and less and less jobs available the difference between you and the other person could be as little as whom has taken more steps to improve there skill sets. So … Continue reading Economy, skills and you