Set in a crime-ridden Detroit, Michigan, in the near future, RoboCop centers on police officer Alex Murphy (Weller) who is murdered by a gang of criminals and subsequently revived by the megacorporation Omni Consumer Products as the cyborg law enforcer RoboCop. Unaware of his former life, RoboCop executes a brutal campaign against crime while coming to terms with the lingering fragments of … Continue reading We Are All Called To Become Robosaints
Image by kollynlund from Pixabay Many of us tend to judge priests who dress in civvies as being embarrassed of their faith. They're afraid of the world and this is why they go around looking like everybody else. I would say there are times when priests should look like priests and times when priests should … Continue reading Should Priests Dress Like Priests?
Image by GLady from Pixabay I went out fishing during the hours when the moon was down and they'd be out feeding. I wasn't wrong either. Upon arrival the tide was high, the river was flowing and the weather was nice and warm. Under the bridge I could see crowds of fish. They were of … Continue reading When You Can See The Fish But They Won’t Bite
My Grandfather Martin McElligott andGrandmother Mary Crosby My Great Grandmother Annie Reddan (nee McElligott and Slattery) Today is the feast of Jesus grandparents St.Anne and Joachim. I don't exactly know what role they played in Jesus life. Could they have been alive or dead by the time he'd come of age and enjoy them? I … Continue reading The Important Role Of Grandparents In The Family Even When They’re Deceased
Image by JL G from Pixabay One thing I've noticed long before I was ever religious is the differing extremities between the social classes. For example, Rich people and those of some sort of higher social standing where private education is the norm, tend to be ruled by logic. Poor people and those educated through … Continue reading The Importance Of Balance Between Logic And Emotion
A clergyman hears confession from Pope Francis during a Lenten penance service March 9 in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. The service marked the start of the worldwide celebration of "24 Hours for the Lord," a period when at least one church in every diocese was invited to be open all night -- or … Continue reading On The Frequency Of Confession
Image by Bessi from Pixabay See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these.Matthew:6:28-29 Take a look at the Rose. It never gets depressed. It doesn't get envious of anyone. It will … Continue reading Be Like The Rose And Become King Of Your Castle
You're not going to believe this. But on my blog this evening I wrote a Poem called "AMONG YOU" about Jesus living among the people. Tonight, I prayed the Office readings for tomorrow from the Divine Office. It's normally prayed at 12-4 in the morning but lay people may pray it the night before once … Continue reading You’re Not Going To Believe This But. . .
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay The following is a Poem I wrote this evening. It's a private meditation where I am daring to imagine what Jesus would say to all of us. He is always among us, but do we recognize Him? Do we ever take notice of Him? AMONG YOUA poem by Stephen McElligott … Continue reading Poem: Among You
I've been in this Church now for 13 years. Over that long period I've had many a conversational battle with theologian, priest and laity. People have said to me they're all unfriending you both in life and on social media because you're irritating them. It's true. The liberal lefties and the right wing latin mass … Continue reading May The Bridges I Burn Light The Way