Category Archives: Prayer

Jesus: the WAY out of Every Storm, the TRUTH and the LIFE

(Thanks to our reader, Marisa, for nudging us on to part two of Msgr. Pope’s wisdom, so rich in this piece with reflection on storms. The very first lesson in this segment is rooted in the etymology of the word, … Continue reading

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Lessons in Weathering a Storm

(Once again, I reprint a piece, filled with insight and instruction, by Msgr Charles Pope. I do so having sought his permission to post his work. He does not endorse the prophetic elements here. This is an apropos piece, both … Continue reading

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Mother of Conversion, Pray for Us

By Charlie Johnston I was saddened to hear today that it is likely that Rob Sherman, former national spokesman for the American Association of Atheists, was probably killed in a small-plane crash over the weekend. We were an odd couple of … Continue reading

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A Meditation on Joseph

I repeat today a piece I put up a little over a year ago. It has been calling to me for repeat. It has been a busy week or so in Iowa and now in Green Bay, Wisconsin. I have … Continue reading

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New Winds, New Waves, Same Barque of Safety

By Charlie Johnston I have seen the letter from Pope Francis suggesting that there are circumstances in which some divorced and remarried people can be admitted to communion. For what it’s worth, this is his interpretive conclusion, but has not … Continue reading

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Prayer Amid Sorrow

(My first few days of private meetings in northern California have been busier than I expected. I hope to take either Saturday or Sunday off nearly completely in order to get some important things done – or at least started … Continue reading

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Mary’s Stern Warning on Chastisements

(I am with family for a few days. As I have mentioned, I am working on some specific, meaty posts. Until Thursday, I will largely put up guest or repeat posts. I get little time with family any more and … Continue reading

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Gird Your Loins…

By Charlie Johnston When those who are appointed guardians of the law sacrifice the law to their own personal preferences, there is no law and justice is stricken. All that remains is the will to power. Persisted in long enough, … Continue reading

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Walls of Jericho Project

In coming weeks I will put up various guest columns which take a look at serious issues like the direction of the Church, perspective on Amoris Laetitia and a few other contentious subjects. I will note that these articles do … Continue reading

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A Little Housekeeping

I am getting ready to head southeast for a family celebration before making some visits. A couple of items first: My coordinators for my visit to Tampa, Florida next month are asking for some volunteers to help make arrangements. It will … Continue reading

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