Browsing the archives for the Religion & Spirituality category

Putting Down Roots

A couple of months back I read a book written by John Coverdale called Putting Down Roots. The book is about Father Joseph Muzquiz’ life and how he was able to bring Opus Dei to the United States, Canada, Switzerland, and Japan.  Amazingly, Father Joseph did not have any money and other resources were limited.  However, his faith […]

Spiritual Combat

Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli provides guidelines for people to combat the devil.  The author describes how we have to continually battle for our soul.  The book really helps you examine your conscience to see what things are keeping you away from God. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to improve their interior […]

We Must Pray The Rosary to Honor Mary

The Catholic Church has gone through some rough times in its history.  The current attacks directed at The Pope are not a surprise. That is why I am recommending everyone to pray The Rosary for three reasons: To honor Mary For The Holy Father’s intentions For Vocations During the month of May, The Catholic Church […]

Let Us Pray For and Defend The Pope

Due to these attacks from the media directed at the Pope, it is time for us to increase our prayers for the Pope. He really needs our prayers. If you know of people criticizing the Pope, you should stand up and defend him.  These allegations are untrue.  Please send articles that defend the Pope and […]

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True Devotion to Mary

Many Catholics do not understand why The Catholic Church has a great devotion to Mary. They believe it takes away from our relationship to Jesus. Mother Teresa disagrees, she feels without Mary you will not be close to Jesus. True Devotion to Mary offers many suggestions to grow closer to Mary. The author points different […]

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Grace Wrap Up

I just finished reading The Glories of Divine Grace by Father Mathew J. Scheeben. I thought it was great book. The author showed how Grace is the greatest gift you can receive. He also showed how you can grow in Grace and how can we lose Grace? We can lose it by committing Mortal Sin. […]

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Giving Thanks to God

Thanksgiving Day has come and gone.  We have eaten generous helpings of Turkey, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, and Pumpkin Pie.  When pondering the word thanksgiving, I think about the wonderful gifts God has given us.  We should live Thanksgiving 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Evangelicals live this practice everyday. I have observed them […]

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