What False Repentance Looks Like

False repentanceAs the tree is known by its fruit, so also is repentance. A sign of false repentance is when repentance takes place involuntarily, out of necessity, without pain and grief of heart, without contrition and feeling, without sighing and tears. Such repentance was shown by Pharaoh, who repented at every plague which came to … Continue reading What False Repentance Looks Like

Advice For Those Given Private Revelations Or Gifts By God Who Are Struggling Having To Keep Hush About It.

Unless you've been commanded by the Lord to go out and testify to all (like Vassula, Fatima Medjugorje etc etc) it is probably better for you to remain quiet about what took place. I won't talk about testing of the spirits as you've probably already encountered this advice. It may be in the beginning you … Continue reading Advice For Those Given Private Revelations Or Gifts By God Who Are Struggling Having To Keep Hush About It.

Why I Tell People To Go To Confession Before Offering Advice

I'm no spiritual director but every now and again I'll will have someone approach me looking either for some spiritual direction in their lives or to tell me their problems. It depends on the person but most of the time I ask them when the last time they went confession. I tell them to go … Continue reading Why I Tell People To Go To Confession Before Offering Advice

Dear Catholics You’re Reading All The Wrong Books

Image by StockSnap from Pixabay It depends upon the country but I notice that Catholics are always reading the wrong types of books. In America books on explaining the faith, known as apologetics, is very popular. Lots of theologians are raking in the money profiting from these books and I can see why. Americans are … Continue reading Dear Catholics You’re Reading All The Wrong Books

He Made His Bed Let Him Lie In It. He Chose This Way Of Life So. . .

Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay I had a short conversation today with an Italian woman on social media. It was under a video posted of addicts to drugs acting crazy. The editor decided to make fun of the situation by putting dance music to their actions. I commented that I didn't like the video … Continue reading He Made His Bed Let Him Lie In It. He Chose This Way Of Life So. . .