Hope for Hard Times

I attended a mini-conference on October 27, 2108 sponsored by the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.  Dr. Tim Gray, Dr. Scott Hahn, and Curtis Martin each contributed to the discussion of the theme, “Hope for Hard Times”.  In light of the recent grand jury report on Clergy Abuse in the dioceses of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania…

Remembering Karen

12 years ago, my wife, Karen, died from a disease that took her way too young. Though we were only married for 3 years, we knew each other also for 12 years. During that time, we met many amazing people through EWTN, traveled to 23 states and 2 Canadian provinces (Ontario and Quebec), and grew…

The Rosary: A Powerful Weapon Against Evil

On Oct. 7th, an unprecedented number of parishes in the United States (approx. 1400 sites) prayed the rosary simultaneously. A clarion call to arms was issued to all to pray for our nation by participating in a Rosary Coast to Coast: We are at war. A war without borders, where no man is exempt but…

Your Guardian Angel Prays For You Continuously —

The Feast of the Guardian Angels on Oct. 2 should remind us of our guardian angels and spur us on to greater devotion and use of our angel’s great guidance and protection. By Joseph Pronechen “Beside each believer stands an angel as protector and shepherd leading him to life,” taught St. Basil. “From its beginning […]…

Sr. Mary Jerome: It is All That I Own

On Sept. 9th of this year, Mother Alphonse Maria Eppinger, founder of the Sisters of the Redeemer, was beatified in Strasbourg, France. Several of the sisters from the local area attended the beatification including Mother Superior from the community in Elizabeth, PA. She brought back gifts for members and friends of the community as mementos…