Parish Potential 

Next Saturday, August 13, is the feast day of Blessed Michael McGivney.  Fr. McGivney is well-known for having founded the Knights of Columbus in 1882, which today is a Catholic fraternal organization that has over 2 million members worldwide, providing hundreds of millions of dollars in charitable giving as well as countless man-hours of serviceContinue reading Parish Potential “

“They Glorified God in Me” 

The title of this article is the phrase with which St. John Henry Newman introduces his short poem titled: “Transfiguration.”  The poem is as follows: I saw thee once and nought discern’d/ for stranger to admire;/ A serious aspect, but it burn’d/ With no unearthly fire./ Again I saw, and I confess’d/ Thy speech wasContinue reading “They Glorified God in Me” “

Clearing up Confusion after Dobbs 

In the wake of the recent Supreme Court decision Dobbs v Jackson, there has been a good deal of confusion over the significance of its overturning of Roe v Wade and Planned Parenthood v Casey.  Surveys show that a very large number of Americans, up to 68% in some polls, believe that Dobbs criminalizes abortion,Continue reading Clearing up Confusion after Dobbs “

Sacred Heart, Sacred Body 

The month of June is dedicated to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.  One may be forgiven for not knowing that, since the Sacred Heart of Jesus is not something that attracts corporate sponsorship or media attention. Sadly, there are no parades organized to celebrate the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  Which is surprising, in aContinue reading Sacred Heart, Sacred Body “