Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong, famous son of my old home town of Wapakoneta Ohio, has passed away at 82 yrs young. Live long and prosper first on the moon! May heaven’s gates open for you and may you rest in God’s great peace. . “He thinks, he acts, ’tis done.”  –from his high school yearbook. . Article about the 40th anniversary of the Moon Landing. . We fail the younger generations by not holding up such men as the only truly worthy heroes. Sports are for sissies compared to THESE men! These men were the great ones. Men like Neil Armstrong are … Continue reading


Gratitude is an essential part of the worship of God.  Without gratitude for the gift of grace there is something lacking in our acceptance. Without gratitude for the Holy Spirit there is a lack in our openness to receive what God wants to give us.  Gratitude opens us up for ever greater blessings. Gratitude is what makes accepting gifts from God an act of worship. Dear Lord, thank You for Your grace, thank You for the Holy Spirit, thank You for the opportunity to worship you with gratitude in the Mass and in my prayers.  Please help me to become … Continue reading