We paid a visit to the shrine of Saint Oliver Plunkett today. He was Martyred in 1681 on false charges brought agaisnt him, trialled by a Kangaroo court. It is great to have his relics so close. Head of St.Oliver Plunkett From the gift shop attached to the Church.
Image by Lorri Lang from Pixabay I've witnessed some people who left the Catholic Church recently announce it on social media. The people who announce it are usually Catholic celebrities who feel like they owe it to their "fans" some sort of explanation. They don't really owe them an explanation which is why I find … Continue reading Our Reasons For Leaving The Catholic Church
Image by lininha_bs from Pixabay The Church permits Holy Communion in the hand so it is not a sin. However, this does not mean that it is a practice that should be continued. There is a popular misconception that Vatican II permitted Holy Communion in the hand, but nothing could be further from the truth. … Continue reading Is Holy Communion In The Hand A Sin?
Image by Couleur from Pixabay Whenever I talk about obedience, it drives people nuts. When the government or Church clergy is corrupt, it heightens all the more the sense of disgust at the thought of obeying. Regardless of what we may think of our government, when we are asked to do something that doesn't contradict … Continue reading The Importance Of Obedience To A Corrupt Government
Image by TheDigitalWay from Pixabay Last night I dreamed that a thief was rummaging through what was left of my belongings. He was doing it out in the open air on the ground, but at night. I rushed over to him yelling for him to get away. He grasped in his hand a Jesus prayer … Continue reading Dream: The Thief Who Stole My Prayer Rope
Away From The Crowd And Outside The Village With No Return He took him aside in private, away from the crowdMark:7:33 He took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the villageMark:823 And Jesus sent him home, saying, "Do not even go into the village."Mark:8:26 In the Gospel of Mark we see … Continue reading To Experience Healing Jesus Removes Us From The Crowd
Image by Robin Higgins from Pixabay Every friend and family member hiding from the reality of God have said it. "I'm a good person. I don't need the Church to tell me how to behave. What is the point... really?" It is the deadly sin of sloth. Sloth is considered to be a lazy indifference … Continue reading Are We Too Good For Christianity?
The Fall Of ConstantinopleSource: Web Whenever I read about the battles through the centuries, whether they be religious or not, I've always noticed one mistake they make. The Castle under siege would be very well built, but it always had a weak point somewhere the enemy would exploit in order to invade and take down … Continue reading Every Castle Has Its Weakness
Image by invisiblepower from Pixabay Knowing Gods will for our lives and the various paths and choices we are given in life is no easy task. We would all love to know the will of God, and according to St.Paul it is possible, but it would require a lot of faith and hard work. There … Continue reading How to Discover The Will Of God
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay Jesus tells us we can't judge but St.Paul said we can. Can the truth contradict the truth? No, so one must be read in light of the other. As we are already aware of how Jesus puts it, Lets read what St.Paul says, It is not my business to … Continue reading Jesus Said We Can’t Judge Others But According To St.Paul We Can