Until That Day

One needn’t look far to find those who preach denial and desolation.   One might think those without hope would be content to keep smug emptiness to themselves.   But in the name of a godless religion they strike out against the poor and struggling, seeking to ensnare and ensure their demise; laying waste toContinue reading “Until That Day”

For to You Has Been Granted

Julian of Norwich was an anchoress (a person who has dedicated her life to God) and mystic who lived in the 14th century. When she was thirty, she became ill and thought she would die. During her illness, she received sixteen revelations or “showings” and later would write about these in her Showings.   AllContinue reading “For to You Has Been Granted”

A Deeper Reality

Our nation has once again been stunned by a horrific event, this time in Sutherland, Texas, where a young man brutally gunned down disciples at the First Baptist Church. Some people have chosen to use this occasion to mock Christians, suggesting that if someone could go to a church and kill worshippers, prayer must beContinue reading “A Deeper Reality”

Let Your Light Shine

In 1989, the late Fr. Mike Scanlan wrote a book entitled, The Truth About Trouble. It’s great book, and if you can find a copy, I’d highly recommend it. In one of the chapters of the book (“The Hedge is Down — the Stronghold Invaded”), Fr. Mike relates a story about their monastery in Steubenville,Continue reading “Let Your Light Shine”