Monday, September 26, 2016

We Choose Christ and His Catholic Church

We as Catholics should always be loyal to Christ and His Church.  When we die, Christ will not ask how loyal we were to the Founding Fathers of the United States and the Constitution.  No, He will bring to us the account of our sins and ask us how loyal we were to His Church.

Do not lose your soul in order to please your fellow denizens.  



Sunday, September 25, 2016

RIP, Jose Fernandez

This hurts for any baseball fan.  Jose Fernandez, the star ace of the Miami Marlins, was found dead early this morning.

He was one of the best pitchers of the game and as a 24 year old, he had his whole future ahead of him.

Please pray for his eternal repose.


Monday, September 19, 2016

Before

"You may think that your voice did not reach the saints, our Panagia or Christ.  On the contrary, even before you cried out, they rushed to your aid."

-Blessed Elder Joseph the Hesychast

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Lives Wasted

There are many people in the world that are wasting their lives by engaging in sins against the flesh and other iniquities on daily basis.

Since the Law of God is written on all hearts, I am sure that they know that their lives are incomplete and are missing something critical.

Life is supposed to be much more.  Sex, drugs, partying, wasting time, gossiping, useless noise...a life wasted.

If you will it, you could be all flame.

Friday, September 16, 2016

The Silence of Bl. Francisco

"Francisco was a boy of few words. Whenever he prayed or offered sacrifices, he preferred to go apart and hide, even from Jacinta and myself. Quite often, we surprised him hidden behind a wall or a clump of blackberry bushes, whither he had ingeniously slipped away to kneel and pray, or ‘think’ as he said, ‘of Our Lord…’ I asked him: ‘Francisco, why don’t you tell me to pray with you, and Jacinta too?’ ‘I prefer praying by myself,’ he answered, ‘so that I can think and console our Lord,…’

"Sometimes, on our way to school, as soon as we reached F├ítima, he would say to me: ‘Listen! You go to school, and I’ll stay here in the church, close to the Hidden Jesus. It’s not worth my while learning to read, as I’ll be going to heaven very soon [the Blessed Mother had promised him as much!]. On your way home, come here and call me.’ … Francisco went [to kneel before the tabernacle]. … and that was where I found him on my return [from school, hours later.]"

-Sr. Lucy of Fatima on Bl. Francisco

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Moment of Silence

“I have discovered that it is enough when a single note is beautifully played. This one note, or a silent beat, or a moment of silence, comforts me.”

-Arvo Part 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Minor to Major to Death

This is one thing that many people forget about sin.  Many souls, who do not commit grave sins, might be content with a spiritual life in which they are committing minor sins.  Actually, content might not be the perfect word however it does not bother them too much.

However, a soul that does not see minor sins with a great deal of repugnance, will in only a matter of time start to engage in sins that are much greater in evil and which will be darker in nature.  Also, when it comes to sinning, a soul can fall into a abyss which has no floor.

Sin can take you to a very dark place.  However, God always always has a Plan B.  He always gives us a chance to turn it all around.