Category Archives: MIRACLE OF GRACE

BRAVO ARCHBISHOP ALEXANDER SAMPLE FOR FIGHTING ASSISTED SUICIDE IN OREGON

!!!! PDX archbishop condemns woman’s assisted suicide plan Teresa Blackman, KGW.com Staff 11:34 a.m. PDT October 28, 2014 KGW.COM NEWS PORTLAND, OREGON (Photo: PRNewsFoto/Compassion & Choices) CONNECT 11 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Portland Archbishop condemns physician assisted suicide PORTLAND, Ore. – The Archbishop … Continue reading

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DO YOU BELIEVE IN SACRAMENTAL GRACE?

!!!! LICEITY, the legitimacy of a human act as opposed to its validity. VALIDITY, the reality of the consequences of a human act as opposed to its legitimacy. EX OPERE OPERATO, the effect of a human act is real by … Continue reading

Posted in CANON LAW, DENYING HOLY COMMUNION, EVANGELIZATION, FAITH, FAMILY LIFE, JESUS CHRIST, LITURGY, MARRIAGE v COHABITATION, MIRACLE OF GRACE, SACRED LITURGY, SANCTITY, SAVING CHILDREN, THE EUCHARIST, THE SACRAMENTS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

SHOULD THE CHILDREN OF PARENTS WHO ARE BAD CATHOLICS BE BAPTIZED?

!!!! This article by Father Kenneth Doyle might be of some help to you. Baptism for the child of nonpracticing Catholics By Father Kenneth Doyle Catholic News Service Father Doyle is on vacation this week. This column originally was published … Continue reading

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THE IRISH: HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL, BUT WILL WE HAVE TO WAIT FOR AN ETERNITY FOR THE IRISH TO BE CATHOLIC AGAIN

!!!!  CALVARY: THE MOVIE BY MAUREEN MULLARKY http://www.firstthings.com/ The movie Calvary is a stunning meditation on the Christian story. If you have not already seen it, you might want to save this until later. Every review is a spoiler to … Continue reading

Posted in ATHEISM, FAITH, JESUS CHRIST, LIBERALISM, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, MIRACLE OF GRACE, MORAL RELATIVISM, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, RELATIVISM, SANCTITY | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER TWENTY SIX

!!!! Jesus Healing the Man Born Blind by El Greco, 1570   It is time to wind down this autobiography.  There is so much more that I could have written, but in medio stat virtus according to Aristotle and Saint … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, FAITH, JESUS CHRIST, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, MIRACLE OF GRACE, SANCTITY, VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | 5 Comments

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER TEN

!!!! The City of Miami, Florida as it appeared in 1960.   ne·far·i·ous adjective \ni-ˈfer-ē-əs\ : evil or immoral Full Definition of NEFARIOUS :  flagrantly wicked or impious :  evil Examples of NEFARIOUS a nefarious scheme to cheat people out … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, CANON LAW, CLERICALISM, FAITH, Freedom of Conscience, HAPPINESS, JESUS CHRIST, LITURGY, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, MIRACLE OF GRACE, PREACHING THE GOSPEL, SACRED LITURGY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE EUCHARIST, THE SACRAMENTS, VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER 7

!!!!                     View of Saint Vincent Archabbey and College as it appeared when I arrived there in 1951.   I arrived by train at Latrobe and was met by a monk … Continue reading

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AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER 6

!!!! The Archabbey Basilica  It seems to me that in order for the reader to understand why, among all the monasteries in the United States and the world, I chose Saint Vincent Archabbey in Latrobe, Pennsylvania I need to tell … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, FAITH, LIFE ISSUES, LITURGY, MAN, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, MIRACLE OF GRACE, SACRED LITURGY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE SACRAMENTS, VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER NO.5

!!!! THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON The Ezekiel W. Cullen Building …………………………………………….. During my months at Amarillo AFB I had given a lot of thought as to what I would do after I was discharged from the Army Air Corps.  I … Continue reading

Posted in CONVERSION TO THE CHRISTIAN FAITH, FAITH, LIFE ISSUES, MIRACLE OF GRACE, SACRED LITURGY, SEX SLAVES, SEXUALITY, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE RIGHT TO LIFE, THE SACRAMENTS, THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD | 2 Comments

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER NO.4

!!!! A RAILWAY CABOOSE A caboose is a manned North American rail transport vehicle coupled at the end of a freight train. Cabooses provided shelter for crew at the end of a train, who were required for switching and shunting, … Continue reading

Posted in FAITH, JESUS CHRIST, LIFE ISSUES, LITURGY, MIRACLE OF GRACE, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE SACRAMENTS, THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD | 2 Comments