We Possess Divine Truths But Is Our Hierarchy Listening To Our Human Truths, Too?

Satan may be afoot but it took me at least 30 minutes to troubleshoot why the Fox 29 News video wasn’t playing. For you tech types, was it the embed code? Was it a problem with WordPress? No, it was as simple as the “Play” button is overtop the white cloud on the left. Who […]

A Tale of Two Shepherds

Well, Archbishop Chaput, at a lecture he was giving in Manhattan (imagine how many people like us were there) “blasts Vatican debate on family, says ‘confusion is of the devil””. Now when you read this article, I started to wonder if Archbishop Chaput really wants Pope Francis to come here. I have personally heard him […]

Let us “Go Forth”!

We hear that at the end of Mass, “Go forth, the Mass has ended”. Mass had ended but our call to be evangelizers is renewed. We are hearing much about evangelization today. But this word can mean many things to many people. Is it that we are called to convert everyone to Catholicism? If so, […]

Parishioners at St. Joachim file appeal to reopen

From the Northeast Times: Former parishioners at St. Joachim Roman Catholic Church last week formally filed an appeal to reopen the recently closed parish. The overview of their case was sent on July 3 to the Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See to the United States, based in Washington, D.C. The appeal will be forwarded […]

Balancing the Budget by Selling Our Church

More grim disclosures today explaining the financial plight of the Archdiocese. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Wednesday reported a staggering $39.2 million loss for the year ended June 30, 2012, while disclosing unprecedented details about longterm financial deficits totaling $350 million. Even after stripping away millions in unusual expenses, including $11.9 million for legal and […]