Art as Gift


A long time ago, someone asked me if pride made me write my blog. She had not read the long post I wrote years ago about meditating with a pen–or a computer. Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman wrote that he meditated best when writing. This is true for me. However, as this good woman also… Read More

On Our Lady by Fulton J. Sheen

CoC_NS_Carafa Sent to me by a friend today….Mary as God’s Dream is wonderful. I learned this prayer in school, btw. Lovely Lady Dressed in Blue Lovely Lady dressed in blue ——- Teach me how to pray! God was just your little boy, Tell me what to say! Did you lift Him up, sometimes, Gently on… Read More

Opinions vs. Truth


A person who is of a Protestant leaning does not believe in the Teaching Magisterium of the Church, or the truth of Tradition. She does not believe in the truth of the encyclicals, or the Catholic councils which declared doctrines and condemned errors. This is the usual Protestant stance. However, some Catholics think like Protestants.… Read More

Forgiving and Forgetting

Recently, I have heard two sermons by two different priests on forgiveness. Both priests said something which is terribly wrong. But, before I mention the common error, let me say that the Scriptures noted this about Christ. John 2:24-25 24 But Jesus on his part would not entrust himself to them, because he knew all people… Read More