Monthly Archives: March 2011

Holy is His Name

It’s like any other bad habit that is difficult to break – except that it is the second of the ten commandments!  I’m talking about the misuse, and even the total disrespect of God’s name.  In Old Testament days, after … Continue reading

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Monday – God, Give Me Strength!

Gloomy.

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Sweet Sunday in Thibodaux, Louisiana

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1 Peter 2:24

He himself bore our sins in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed.  1 Peter 2:24 May your Lenten journey bring you ever closer … Continue reading

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Have Hope!

This morning, I lay awake in bed at about 6 a.m.  The room was in darkness, as the sun had not yet glided above the horizon, bathing all in light.  I listened to the myriad of bird songs taking place … Continue reading

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Surrender

Other than Easter and Christmas, today is my favorite feast day in the Church calendar.  It is the feast of the Annunciation.  I like to ponder this scene in Mary’s life when the Angel Gabriel appeared to her and told … Continue reading

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Lord, Is it Really You?

Many Catholics do not believe in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist.  Some see this Most Blessed Sacrament as a commemoration or reenactment of the Last Supper only.  Many say that they don’t get much out of attending … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid to Dream Big!

I was flipping the channels last night, and came across a priest speaking on one of the local stations.  He was talking about the importance of having dreams.  I decided to give him a few minutes, before I continued my … Continue reading

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Why?

Why does God allow bad things to happen?  I am overwhelmed by the images I see on television coming out of Japan.  I thought that we had it pretty bad here after Hurricane Katrina – and we did – but … Continue reading

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Sweet Sunday in Madisonville. Louisiana

Our sleepy little town on a Sunday:

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