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

You are the love of my life!

The love of my life! In today’s Gospel, Jesus Christ poses a crucial, life-changing, and life-giving question to His disciples: “Who do you say that I am?” (Mk 8:27-33) Who is Jesus for you? My answer is unequivocal: You are the love of my life! You have been the love of my life for quite … Continue reading

How uplifting and promising to see a young couple looking so gorgeous, happy, and ready for marriage!

I attended a wedding this past Saturday. How uplifting and promising to see a young couple, 23 year-olds, looking so gorgeous, happy, and ready! They discerned prayerfully what they are called to. They decided wisely that now was the time to begin the rest of their lives together. They prepared well for this most important … Continue reading

I’m Invited To the Royal Wedding!

Yes! So exciting! Quite extraordinary when you really think of it. A tremendous and unmerited privilege. A debt I will never be able to repay. And not just me: my whole family is invited. Some, for reasons I do not fully understand, have declined. Maybe next time.  The preparation up to this point has been … Continue reading

This week on Prepare The Way

There is an area in the work of the New Evangelization that has become known as the Theology of the Body: a series of catechesis that the Holy Father John Paul II delivered between the years 1979 and 1984. These have been put together in publications such as “Man and Woman He Created Them: A … Continue reading

1 day left for 2011 National Catholic Singles Conference Early-Bird Registration!!!

Hurry! Register before January 18 to get the best price to what promises to be yet another great conference!   Over 400 Catholic singles from across the nation will gather at the 10th NCSC in San Antonio. You should be among them if you’re single – regardless of your age or whether or not you’re … Continue reading

Here I am, Lord, I have come to do Your will! (National Vocation Awareness Week)

These were the words and the attitude of so many of our ancestors in the faith! The Prophet Isaiah was quite proactive in his response. Not waiting to be asked, he offered himself in service: “Then I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, ‘Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?’ Then … Continue reading