A Tribute to A Holy Man, A Timely Mission, A Great Method – Academically Excellent and Passionately Catholic

A GOOD MAN… A HOLY FATHER… A SERVANT LEADER… Has gone home to the Father… after helping rebuild the Church Universal and leaving a legacy of living stoneis! In tribute to Fr. Michael Scanlan, T.O.R., a Franciscan Friar of the Third Order Regular, a son of St. Francis of Assisi, whom he endeavored to imitate … Continue reading

LOVE REJOICES IN TRUTH, NOT EVIL! #GetMercy #GiveMercy #LiveMercy #100WaysIn100Days

LOVE REJOICES IN THE TRUTH AND IN ANOTHER’S GOOD, NOT EVIL. 86, 85, 84 days left until the end of the Extraordinary #JubileeYearOfMercy. It’s never too late to begin to #LiveMercy. Here is how… #100WaysIn100Days! 17) LOVINGLY REJOICE WITH OTHERS IN THE TRUTH! Negativity. Toxicity. Constantly comparing and competing. Rejoicing secretly in other people’s failures. Rejoicing … Continue reading

Evangelii Gaudium – On The Proclamation of the Gospel in Today’s World

Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium On The Proclamation of the Gospel in Today’s World Reflection by Martha Fernández-Sardina Director of Prepare The Way Enterprises and http://www.RememberYouAreLoved.com   Pope Francis has published his first Apostolic Exhortation to lead us to more decisively an intentionally learn, love, and live and give and share the Good News of joy. I share some initial thoughts on … Continue reading

Prayer works – and the Pope is ready for some hard work!

Prayer works – and the Pope is ready for some hard work! The papal abdication or renunciation of the Petrine Ministry has been in the daily news, the world over, since this past February 10/11 – depending on which side of the world you live in. Pope Benedict XVI is stepping down from The Chair … Continue reading

Long live the Pope! Following God’s will…

Pope Benedict XVI announced on February 10 that he is renouncing the Chair of Peter (not exactly resigning nor retiring) effective February 28. Like so many, I felt some sadness and some surprise, but mostly a deep sense that he is following God’s will – a will he has confirmed through much humble, honest, trusting prayer … Continue reading

N.E.T.S.: a dynamic, up-to-date, practical, and useful new evangelization training opportunity! Register today!

Are you ready for some new evangelization? The Pope is! And it is urgent: “A profound crisis of faith… has affected many people… the love of Christ… impels us to evangelize…” (Pope Benedict XVI: Porta Fidei, 2; 7) “Even in countries evangelized many centuries ago, the reality of a ‘Christian society’ which… measured itself explicitly … Continue reading

Greetings from Australia!

 Greetings from Australia where I spoke alongside Archbishop Fisichella, the President of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization, at PROCLAIM 2012 this past week/end! The Lord has sent me to be His witness “to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1) – literally! It was a delight to share the podium with the … Continue reading