A Collaborator for Christ must have a desire for the Divine

October 19, 2020

Pope Benedict XVI once said: “that man needs an appeal addressed to his soul that can carry and sustain him. He needs a place...Read more

If you want to guide someone to Christ, then you must collaborate with Christ

October 13, 2020

In his encyclical on Evangelization-Evangelii Nuntiandi, St. Paul VI describes the purpose and content of evangelization as the means to bear witness, in a...Read more

Would Jesus deserve a performance improvement plan?

October 5, 2020

It is the understanding and teaching of the Church that everyone is called to enter the Kingdom of God. If this premise which...Read more

How do the Archangels guide us through Spiritual Combat?

September 29, 2020

The Church teaches that the existence of Angels is a truth of the faith because they are part of the created order of God....Read more

How do I renew my Universal Call to Holiness?

September 22, 2020

There is a distinct command Christ offers to both Jew and Gentile, disciple and Apostle that summarizes the entire premise of the beatitudes; be...Read more

Why Did Jesus Appear?

September 14, 2020

There is an important tenet that tends to bind a community together and that is the deliberate exercise of respect and dignity toward your...Read more

Is Christian teaching a work of mercy?

September 6, 2020

A tenet of Christian teaching is that it is a work of mercy. Why would this be? It is important to identify the need...Read more

How do I invite my Child to God?

September 1, 2020

There is a unique passage in Paul’s second letter to the Thessalonians where he proclaims to his brethren that God chose them from the...Read more

Christian Dialogue and the Word of God.

What Does the New Directory for Catechesis actually say? Part One
August 18, 2020

The ability to dialogue with another human being is truly a remarkable gift because it provides an opportunity for mutual communication, investigation and understanding...Read more

Does Catechesis have a place in Evangelization?

May 13, 2020

How does one ransom one’s soul? It’s an important question anyone involved in the ministries of evangelization and catechesis should discern. The premise of...Read more

How would St. John Bosco speak to his students?

January 31, 2020

The great Catholic educator St. John Bosco was known to suffocate his students with love. This meant that he identified and affirmed his students...Read more

What St. Francis De Sales Can Teach us about Charisms

January 24, 2020

Identity I argue is a very important term within the context of leading a person to Jesus Christ. Whether the intention is to introduce...Read more

How does one develop a proper sense of Reverence?

Respecting the Dignity of the Human Person
December 4, 2019

G.K. Chesterton in his work the Everlasting Man describes the story of Christ as a journey, in the manner of a military march;...Read more

What happens when Christian dialogue ignores the Creed?

August 19, 2019

Soon to be Saint Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman once commented that “true development occurs when Christianity is able to assimilate the surrounding environment,...Read more

Why did my child leave the Catholic faith?

July 14, 2019

The idea that someone would propose to walk away from a relationship with Christ may not sound unreasonable if the premise behind the proposition...Read more

What should my child know about his Catholic Faith?

May 6, 2019

A predicament I often discover with how parents raise their child is the question about the child’s overall development. I argue most parents want...Read more

Why we should not surrender our moral integrity.

March 6, 2019

Several years ago a former student of mine was involved in a situation that brought him to question his own masculine-moral integrity. The scenario...Read more

What I taught my son about his masculine vocation

February 15, 2019

There is a genuine sense of truth, beauty and goodness when a parent witnesses the development of their own child especially their understanding and...Read more

How to Walk Your Child Toward God

January 24, 2019

“Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the World.”

Jn 1:29

When a child...Read more

Faith or Culture: Is One More Important than the Other?

January 24, 2019

Culture can be a unique obstacle when associated with the process of proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ. More often than naught it’s the...Read more

The Seven Things I Would Tell My Son as He Enters Seminary

January 24, 2019

One of the most endearing gifts we possess as human beings is an imprint of God’s image. We hold a distinctive anthropology rooted out...Read more

What Happens When You Pray for Your Child

January 24, 2019

The art of effective communication often implies the willingness of the parties involved to genuinely respect each other’s position and recognize their dignity as...Read more

Is There Virtue in Controlling Your Tongue?

January 24, 2019

If you ever wondered what might be a good way of keeping our thoughts from becoming verbal assaults on another person, place or thing...Read more

How Does One Invoke God in a Proper Way?

January 24, 2019

What’s in a Name?

Within the annals of secular expression “God” is often evoked in a disrespectful manner e.g. “Oh my...Read more

How Do We Gauge Our Child's Spiritual Progress During Lent?

January 24, 2019

As parents one of the most unique challenges we face is attempting to measure the spiritual progress of our children. Even though gauging the...Read more

Is Holding Someone Accountable a Virtue?

January 24, 2019

One of the most challenging situations a human being can face is holding someone accountable for their actions because rarely does someone want to...Read more

I Absolve You

The Three Most Powerful Words for Healing the Soul
January 24, 2019

In the book of Proverbs Solomon urges us to trust in the Lord with all of our heart and not rely in our insight...Read more

Did Jesus Really Sin?

January 24, 2019

Did Jesus really sin? Apparently nearly 60% of all practicing Catholic within the Diocese of Camden, NJ believe so. This was the findings of...Read more

Why St. John Bosco Desires to Save Souls

January 24, 2019

Imagine someone immediately coming up to you and without hesitation tells you: I desire to save your soul. This is exactly what St. John...Read more

How Would St. John Bosco Teach the Narcissistic Child

January 24, 2019

Imagine for a moment that you’re a Catholic school teacher and you suddenly realize that all of your students have a very high value...Read more

Are You Spiritually Neglecting Your Marriage?

January 24, 2019

Our human desire for both spiritual and physical affection is two of the strongest and most potent aspects of our human existence. It involves...Read more

What Can a Catechist Learn from St. Thomas More?

January 24, 2019

One of the most significant attributes we find in the lives of the Saints is their undying devotion to God the Father regardless of...Read more

Do Not Make Sin Your Heritage?

January 24, 2019

If someone were to ask you; “how would you like to be remembered by when you pass on” it’s probably not that “he really...Read more

Are You Isolating Yourself from Your Children?

January 24, 2019

There comes a time when parents simply want some quiet time to themselves. Handling the rigors of parenthood by meeting the temporal and spiritual...Read more

Why the Catechism of the Catholic Church Matters

January 24, 2019

G.K. Chesterton once said that to be inside Christendom one has to be near enough to love it, (pg. 10-11 Everlasting Man). The same...Read more

Are You Ashamed of Telling the Truth?

January 24, 2019

When engaged in conversation it’s not out of the ordinary to assume that the discussion would be sensible and truthful. The last thing we...Read more

Why Do We Renew Our Baptismal Promises?

January 23, 2019

Our human identity is intimately linked to the sacrament of Baptism. This may come as a surprise to some but the reality of our...Read more

Does Intercessory Prayer Really Strenghten a Marriage?

January 23, 2019

Imagine if everyone around us came to the realization that praying for someone is actually quite a simple act. We would all be constant...Read more

How Does a Parent Teach With Grace?

January 23, 2019

A consistent challenge most parents face in raising children is revealing our own habitual sinful habits right in front of them. Our human condition...Read more

How can Parents Strenghten the Moral Conscience of their Child?

January 23, 2019

How does a parent strengthen the moral conscience of his own child? Much has been said over the last year about the development of...Read more

How Does a Parent Teach With Grace?

November 21, 2018

A consistent challenge most parents face in raising children is revealing our own habitual sinful habits right in front of them. Our human condition...Read more

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