Category Archives: Catholic

Giving the Devil His Due

I tried my best to come down to the kitchen quietly this morning to make the coffee before grandson number one figured out that I was up.  Like so many kids on the spectrum, his sleep patterns are irregular, to say … Continue reading

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Supply and Demand

I knew it wouldn’t take very long before the “spin”sters at Planned Parenthood would craft their talking points and rush them out to the chattering journalists and talking heads at the various um…unbiased media outlets to manducate, conversate and opinionate.   After two … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Sign

“Some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Jesus, “Teacher, we wish to see a sign from you.” He said to them in reply, “An evil and unfaithful generation seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it except the sign of Jonah the … Continue reading

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Dear Facebook

Dear Facebook, I believe it’s time that we reevaluate our relationship. For the longest time you were cool and you were a great distraction that helped me get away from my problems for a while. You helped me stay in … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Second Station – Jesus Takes Up His Cross

Today’s meditation is from the Suffering Servant passage of Isaiah chapter 53.

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Signs

Tomorrow is Groundhog day here in Pennsylvania.  Each year on February 2nd thousands of people flock to the sleepy little town of Punxsutawney to watch as a chunky little critter named Phil is yanked out of his den at the … Continue reading

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Bucket List

I have now reached the point of my life when I’m starting to get serious about the items on my bucket list.  In just a month and a half I’ll be hitting one of those “milestone” birthdays, the kind that … Continue reading

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And now…Lent!

It was December 29th, the Feast of the Holy Family.  I was sitting at my laptop in the dark while the lights on the Christmas tree twinkled merrily in the living room.  The last Mass of the day,  7:00 pm … Continue reading

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Forget the Resolutions – PROMISE

The time has come once again for New Year’s resolutions. This year I PROMISE to get myself in better shape by toning up my spiritual muscles and adopting a healthier attitude. PRAYER   I will pray: when everything is going wrong, … Continue reading

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The Perfect Family

The Feast of the Holy Family, December 29, 2013 Each year after celebrating Christmas the Church gives us this feast and reminds us that Jesus, the Son of God, came to this earth and was born in the usual way … Continue reading

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