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The moral and spiritual relativism of our society can make the Church’s teaching on sexuality in general and homosexuality in particular appear bizarre, out of touch, and even intolerant. Yet when people cease to base their moral judgments on objective truth, confusion results. All too often they fall victim to lies about the meaning of true freedom and authentic self-expression. True Christian...
My homily from Corpus Christi Sunday. God Save New...
Another Priest on Tumblr!
fathershane: God is good! Check out the blog of Father Stephen Cuyos, MSC… fantastic stuff! Welcome, Father Stephen!
Wrote an Op-Ed to the NY Daily News
Click here for the article. My response follows: Mr. Lupica: Marriage defined as a man and a woman in life-long union expresses the beauty of sexual complementarity. The goodness of human sexual activity is for strenghthening the bond of a married man and woman, leaving them open to receive the gift of newborn life. Homosexual activity is closed to bringing forth the gift of newborn life. ...
Luminous Mysteries: Archbishop Dolan... →
fathershane: … describes something that happened at last week’s US bishops’ meeting. But the most productive session came on Friday morning. As usual, we began with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. But then we gathered as the Blessed Sacrament was placed in the monstrance on the altar. There we prayed:…
Pre-K Moving-Up Ceremony! Look Out Kindergarden! Here We Come!
…and water fight!
Holy Cross Class of 2011 Dinner Dance! Chemlight Halos for the Grads!
A NY Minute, in 25 seconds.
Prayer of Saint Ephraim
O Lord and Master of my life, Grant not unto me a spirit of idleness, of discouragement, of lust for power, and of vain speaking. But bestow upon me, Thy servant, the spirit of chastity, of meekness, of patience, and of love. Yea, O Lord and King, grant that I may perceive my own transgressions, and judge not my brother, for blessed art Thou unto ages of ages. Amen.
Duluth, Minnesota. Really?
Trying to get organized for a Natural Family Planning conference in July in the far away land of Duluth. I think its easier to get a direct flight to Katmandu. Looking forward to the conference, but not the connecting flights.
Music Play List for Graduation Dance
Our 8th Grade will have a dinner/dance with their parents this week. Call it a Junior High School Prom. When I attended the event last year the DJ played horrible, inappropriate selections that go against what our school is all about. I cringed all night long. I used my Shazam app on my iphone to sample the songs at the dance and I read the lyrics aloud to the teachers at my table. They blushed. I...
Warning Catholic Parents about... the Girl Scouts →
I’m sad that I’m not surprised.
Friday Night Car Show!
I promised pics last week, but I got busy and forgot to take them. Here are a few—-Enjoy!
God therefore called man into existence, committing to him the craftsman’s task. Through his “artistic creativity” man appears more than ever “in the image of God”, and he accomplishes this task above all in shaping the wondrous “material” of his own humanity and then exercising creative dominion over the universe which surrounds him.—John Paul The Great 1999 letter to Artists