The dangers of the 4th of July on your children


Image via Wikipedia Harvard University did a study on the effects of children attending a 4th of July celebrations. Yep, you read it right, the effects of the 4th of July celebrations on children. The results, simply put, children who attend some sort for 4th of July celebration will more than likely turn out to … Continue reading The dangers of the 4th of July on your children

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?

Destiny in a Flux


Image via Wikipedia Yesterday was Fathers Day, so to all the dad’s Happy Fathers Day! The word dad is a lot larger than the 3 letters that make it up, the word dad encompasses a whole concept and radical idea, or at least in today’s world it seems radical. As of late the media has … Continue reading Destiny in a Flux

Change and the Church


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

Did you know Maundy Thursday


Image via Wikipedia Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, and Thursday of Mysteries, is the Christian feast or holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter that commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles. It is the fifth day of Holy Week, and is preceded by Holy … Continue reading Did you know Maundy Thursday

Belmont Abby and the law


Belmont Abbey College is under attacked for being Catholic… For teaching and practicing what she teaches she is being punished.  The teachings of the Catholic faith are clear and Belmont is following them, yet she is being attacked. So what is it the Belmont Abbey is doing that is bringing on this attack? What is … Continue reading Belmont Abby and the law

Trusting in the Church


You ever just sit down and read the bible, let the Holy Spirit move you, speak to you. I have had lots of people tell me that that the Holy Spirit talked to their heart about this or that. They alone know the truth of this or that passage, the Holy Spirit leads them to … Continue reading Trusting in the Church