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    'All is vanity!' Pop culture and the death of the American soul
    "Vanity of vanities. All is vanity! For all his toil, his toil under the sun, what does man gain by it?"Ecclesiastes 1:2-11Barack Hussein Obama reigns supreme across a secularist-socialist-progressive trending nation. His rule has been...
  • "Time for Judgment!"(1 Peter 4:17)
    "Time for Judgment!"(1 Peter 4:17)
    For it is time forjudgmentto begin with God’s household; and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not obey the gospel of God?"(1 Peter 4:17)People have had the opportunity to choose between right and wrong....
  • ISIS
    Marine veteran to ISIS: 'Attack us and there will be no mercy'
    On Friday, the Independent Journal Review posted an open letter it said was written by Marine veteran Nick Powers addressing ISIS' threat to attack the United States and raise the Islamic flag inside the White House. According to Kyle Becker,...
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    Why dirty rotten scoundrels can go to heaven
    The good thief on the cross, a thief indeed, stole a place in heaven through the touching ofa tender spot in Jesus' heart for the repentant sinner. St. Peter, prior to his commission by the Risen Jesus to feed Jesus' lambs, and prior to...
  • My Forgetfulness - A Devotion
    My Forgetfulness - A Devotion
    Psalm 103:1-5 (NLT)Let all that I am praise the LORD; with my whole heart, I will praise his holy name. Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things he does for me. He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. He...
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    What if my worst sins are still ahead of me?
    In the first reading from the daily Mass (Jeremiah 30:1-2, 12-15, 18-22),Godpromises Israel (and Judah) that even though they have sinned immensely against Him, His Love is still greater than any, and all, of their sin. God promises,moreover,to...
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    Just let me touch the fringe of His cloak
    I am a sinner.No shock value here. I suspect that anyone with true Catholic sensibility would be in solidarity with me. And, in solidarity with our common human plight, we would agree that to touch just the fringe of Jesus' cloak would be...
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    Cutting through the false ads to find the real God
    Isaiah tells us that God says that we must 'listen, so that you may have life.'But the world tells us that in order to have life we must have so much more, and do so much more. For the world advertises life in riches, and homes, and cars,...
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    The Catholic death penalty paradox: damned if you do, damned if you don't
    Catholics are supposed to be Pro-Life.Killing convicted inmates ends their life in death,therefore violating God's Mercy. But allowing brutal rapists and murders, terrorists, and anarchists, to manipulate the system, and live with three hot&...
  • Islam's Merciful God: Part I
    Islam's Merciful God: Part I
    Say, “O My servants who have committed excesses against their own souls! despair not of the mercy of Allah, surely Allah forgives all sins. Verily He is Most Forgiving, Merciful. And turn ye to your Lord, and submit yourselves to Him, before...
  • Americans are sharply divided on immigration
    Arrival of the young lions: immigrant children and the Book of Mormon
    The Book of Mormon is the scripture of the Americas. It is the testimony of a colony of Israelites that were led away from Jerusalem in 600 B.C. before the Babylonian invasion and destruction of the city. It is a fascinating book that gives us...
  • President Obama
    President Obama and the God who delights in Mercy.
    President Obama has been the target of merciless judgment by many members of the Christian community since he has been in office. For a self-proclaimed Christian this kind of judgment is a mockery when compared to the mercy a follower of Christ...
  • truth
    Wrestling with God over illegal immigration
    Aside from capital punishment, there's nothing more polarizing in the Catholic world than the topic of illegal immigration. On the surface it would appear as if compassion (Mercy) and the law (Justice) clash. Yet, this is an impossibility for...
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    St. Thomas and two kinds of Catholic blindness
    As St. Thomas the Apostle could see the life of Jesus and still remain blind to His Resurrection, and as to those people that Jesus spoke of: 'Happy are those who have not seen and yet believe,' this is the current reality of American...
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    7 things I relearned about Confession today
    I apologize ahead of time: This is not an exhaustive theological tome on the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Catholic sacramental confession).It is, rather, an honest look at the Sacrament of God's Mercy, and healing, from the perspective of an...