Prayer is like Vitamin D, it's effective right away, but it has to build up in our system if we want to truly experience its powerful influence in our lives. There is the Vitamin D that keeps us physically healthy and lots of us are running to the Doctor concerned with our physical well being. … Continue reading Prayer And Vitamin D
A still from the Popular Exorcist movie filmed in 1973 Exorcists have been on the decline lately, and the Church is lamenting the growing shortage of priests available to train for it. It is and will always remain to be a very important part of the Churches ministry. Exorcism has its benefits on lay people … Continue reading Focusing On Exorcisms Not Good For Mental And Spiritual Health
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Some people approach prayer like it's a scientific formula that should work upon request like an old dog who has learned new tricks. I had one woman tell me, "That priest you recommended come to my house, he came, blessed it, but you know things are still going bad … Continue reading Prayer Is Not Some Scientific Formula
Image by emersonmello from Pixabay Anima Christi Soul of Christ, sanctify me; Body of Christ, save me; Blood of Christ, inebriate me; Water from the side of Christ, wash me; Passion of Christ, strengthen me; O good Jesus, hear me; within Thy wounds, hide me; let me never be separated from Thee; from the evil … Continue reading 3 Prayers Of Exorcism For The Laity
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay It's been on my mind lately about how nobody notices when there's a pandemic and that God is speaking to us. I then open the scriptures and read this from the book of Job:33:34, "God speaks first in one way, and then in another, but not one notices. "We often … Continue reading Reasons We Don’t Notice God Speaking To Us
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay Throughout the scriptures we see a very common theme. From Genesis onward, Israel forgets the Lord. They forget really big miracles the Lord worked for them, miracles supposed to satisfy the demands of the modern atheist. These are the people whom the Lord fed manna from heaven, who saw the … Continue reading Forgetfulness Of God A Bigger Virus Than Covid19
Image by dima_goroziya from Pixabay Finding God Within The Kingdom of God is within us all. The journey to the heart where God dwells has no shortcuts, and either we begin the journey or remain seated in ignorance. Without some spiritual direction from someone who has traversed the distance to get there, we will inevitably … Continue reading Why Are My Prayers Going Unanswered? Why O Lord, Do You Remain Silent To My Petition?
Image by Andrew Martin from Pixabay Everyone has their little after death wish, don't they? I'd like to buried at sea during the morning sunrise. I'd love for nothing more than "I did it my way" played at my funeral. Please bury me wrapped in the duvet I spent knitting for 80 years of my life. … Continue reading How Would You Like To Be Remembered When You Die?
Image by 733215 from Pixabay During one of her visions Jesus told ST. Gertrude that the following prayer would release 1000 souls from purgatory each time it is said:'Eternal Father, I offer Thee the most precious blood of thy Divine Son, Jesus, in union with the Masses said throughout the world today, for all the Holy Souls in Purgatory, … Continue reading Release 50,000 Souls From Purgatory With This Prayer