God and Suffering
Over the years I’ve heard many people ask the question: If God exists why does he allow suffering? I heard […]
Theology of the Body Part 1.
Recently I’ve been reading about Saint Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, for a talk I just gave […]
My own experience of being present with God is more like a roller coaster, than an escalator. I wish I […]
Starting a Young Adult Ministry in your parish.
Young Adult Ministry program When you begin your adult ministry program the number one priority is to establish your purpose. […]
St. Teresa and my experience of Avila and her incorrupt heart.
I think if St. Teresa of Avila were alive today we would be best friends. She simply tells it […]
St. Bernadette and my experience in Nevers.
St. Bernadette has been my favorite saint since the first time I went to Lourdes 15 years ago. I love […]
The Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal & St. Catherine Laboure.
I’m convinced St. Catherine was the reason I went to Paris. I’m also convinced that St. Therese’s prayers got me […]
My experience of Lisieux, with St. Therese
I wrote this while I was sitting in the train station. So here I am in Lisieux, waiting for my […]
In 1854 Blessed Pope Pius IX set as Dogma the Immaculate Conception, saying that Mary was conceived without the stain […]
Do not be afraid.
“Do not be afraid for I have redeemed you.” This is taken from Isaiah 43, which talks about God being […]
Are you falling asleep? It’s time to wake up!!
Augustine says don’t fall asleep. Wake up. Stay alert and know your strengths. What causes you to fall asleep? […]
Our Lady, Our Role Model
Our Lady, Our Role Model.
Setting up Catholic Youth Ministry.
Well, first of all good youth ministry is relational. If your not trying to form friendships with the youth then […]
“Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy”.
Every time I hear the word “mercy” I’m always reminded of a movie I watched when I was growing up, […]
My reason for Being Catholic.
For me, being Catholic is not about the priests, bishops or even the Pope. If it were, then I wouldn’t […]
Not too long ago, I was reading in the Gospel of Luke where the Holy Spirit overshadowed Mary and Jesus […]
God’s Real Presence vs My real presence.
Over the years my relationship with God has been a bit of a rollercoaster, and it was only when a […]
Catholicism & Suicide. A personal approach!!
There are numerous reasons why people commit suicide, and the question is always asked, what will happen to that person […]
How to read the Bible as a Catholic: Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina, otherwise known as divine reading, has always existed within the Catholic Church. Praying the scriptures from the heart […]