How are You Answering the Call to Serve? (John 1:29-34)

Throughout history, there have been documented accounts of brave men and women answering God’s call to serve him.  One particularly powerful story can be found in John 1: 29-34, documenting the moment when Jesus was revealed to John the Baptist: The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of […]

How do YOU approach taxes?

Do you have a Godly approach to your taxes? Jesus was questioned about paying taxes to Caesar Check out this short video for a Biblical perspective on Taxes.

We can’t save ourselves through our wealth.

The problem, Pope Francis explained in his homily yesterday how sometimes we want to save ourselves, “and we believe that we can do it, for example basing our security on money — and we think: I have money, I am secure, [I have it] all, there are no worries, I have dignity: the dignity of […]

“Get Behind Me, Satan!”

“We are a little like St. Peter,” he said. “As soon as Jesus speaks of passion, death and resurrection, of self-giving, of love towards all, the Apostle takes him aside and rebukes him. What Jesus says disrupts his plans, it appears unacceptable, it endangers the fixed securities that he had built, his idea of the […]

Pope to Stay in Domus Sanctae Martae

Pontiff Will Use Papal Apartments For Official Audiences, Vatican Spokesman Says   VATICAN CITY, March 26, 2013 (Zenit.org) – Fr. Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office, informed journalists today that Pope Francis has decided for the time being to stay in the Domus Sanctae Martae house rather than move into the papal […]

Seminary Numbers Increase

Scandals in the Roman Catholic Church are apparently not deterring men from choosing the priesthood. A rising number of candidates have enrolled in St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Bean, FL and in seminaries nationwide. This counterintuitive trend has not gone unnoticed by church leaders, who are rejoicing at the news and making […]

We Must Be Stewards – Pope Francis

From Pope Francis’ Inauguration Mass homily “Please, I would like to ask all those who have positions of responsibility in economic, political and social life, and all men and women of good will: let us be ‘protectors’ of creation, protectors of God’s plan inscribed in nature, protectors of one another and of the environment.” “Let […]

Rend Your Hearts and Not Your Clothing

Pope Francis’ 2013 Lenten letter to the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires. To the priests, consecrated men and women, and the laity of the Archdiocese. Rend your hearts and not your clothing.
Return to the Lord, your God,
for he is gracious and merciful,
slow to anger, and rich in mercy. Little by little we have become accustomed to […]

Pope Francis: Show Mercy, Don’t Rush to Condemn

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis, speaking to an overflow crowd of more than 150,000 in St Peter’s Square, urged the world on Sunday to be more forgiving and merciful and not so quick to condemn other people’s failures. “A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just,” he told the cheering […]

We have a new Pope!

Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected as our new Pope! He will carry the name of Pope Francis. The Cardinal will be the first Pope elected from the Americas.