I have heard it said that the Catholic and the Orthodox are two different churches but I don’t buy that. There may be a fissure in the full unity, but they are not two different Churches. I believe this because after all these hundreds of years the Holy Spirit has preserved orthodoxy in the whole. Oh there is a fissure, made by man, maintained by man, but the guardianship of the Holy Spirit is evidence to me that both are part of God’s one Church. God has one Church (visit the Bible to read up on this). You can recognize … Continue reading

First Causes of a Catholic/Orthodox Crisis

Today, over at LifesiteNews, I read a very very good post by a priest who sadly had to close their elementary school. It is an excellent article about how most parishes have contracepted themselves nearly out of existence and then people object to schools and parishes closing. This good man has written an article for discussion that is worthy of discussion. Here is a bit from the article: In my January 2010 letter to my bishop asking his permission to close our school, I wrote: Bishop, it is with a heavy heart that I request this of you. As you … Continue reading

Really Awesome Blog to Tell You About!

ALL YOU CAN EAT CATHOLICS  is an amazing blog by two graduates of John Paul II University.  They are converts to Catholicism and their passion is showing the Bible as a Catholic Book. After all, the New Testament was compiled by Catholics aided by the Holy Spirit and the Old Testament in its fullness was preserved by the Catholic Church guided by the Holy Spirit. I have often said that the Bible led me to Catholicism.  I never felt that a God of order and reason as the creator of everything must be to have produced such a complex universe … Continue reading

Resolutions and Rambling Responses to other blogs….

It seems like everyone is blogging about their resolutions.  I like to see what others are hoping to accomplish in the year. Over at A Woman’s Place….Depends on Her Vocation is an entry that inspired me to put my personal resolutions on my own blog…. and to make suggestions for handling the typical small children interrupting mommy problems when attempting to fulfill resolutions. My resolutions fall into categories not unlike those on this blog: Blogging:  I recognized the need to DO SOMETHING to motivate me and help me become more diligent in writing to this blog.  I decided to make … Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!  MAY THE GLORY OF THE NATIVITY BE WITH YOU THROUGHOUT THE NEW YEAR! Luke 2: 1-20 Douay-Rheims Bible 1 AND it came to pass, that in those days there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that the whole world should be enrolled. 2 This enrolling was first made by Cyrinus, the governor of Syria. 3 And all went to be enrolled, every one into his own city. 4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth into Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem: because he was of the house and family of … Continue reading