Object or Action… The Verb and the Noun


  The other day I attended an meeting at my Church, they have decided it was time to make some much needed changed to the religious education of the middle school youth program. It was time to re-evaluate how they approached the faith formation of youth, what books to use, if any, what grades will … Continue reading Object or Action… The Verb and the Noun

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.

Pope allows condoms?


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?

Snapshots


Friday was a good day for me, I had time to catch up on some of my reading. I subscribe to 3 different Catholic newspapers and 3 different magazines, two Catholic and one political. The problem is time, when do I have time to read them all. Well Friday night I was able to slam … Continue reading Snapshots

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

The Scandal


Image via Wikipedia The scandal of the Church has been on the front pages of the papers and lead stories on the nightly news. Over all this is a good thing, the Church needs to deal with this scandal. But what confuses me is the pure joy they, meaning the media, seem to get from … Continue reading The Scandal

The Scandal


Image via Wikipedia The scandal of the Church has been on the front pages of the papers and lead stories on the nightly news. Over all this is a good thing, the Church needs to deal with this scandal. But what confuses me is the pure joy they, meaning the media, seem to get from … Continue reading The Scandal

Stand or Kneel


Yesterday at after our Easter dinner the discussion of the different Parishes that we attend came up and the different practices at each. The Parish I now attend kneels after the reception of Communion until the priest is finished cleaning the vessels and is seated himself. The Parish my friend attends Stands during Communion and … Continue reading Stand or Kneel

My Life, My Faith.. So Far


Image via Wikipedia As a youth I can remember my faith being a very important part of my life. I use to look forward to CCD class, I went to St. Brendan's in Detroit, and we would attend CCD after school. I would walk there from school than walk home. I loved the classes, I … Continue reading My Life, My Faith.. So Far