Monday, February 18, 2013

Rite of Election

So this past weekend was the Rite of Election to the Catholic church. A solemn event with a little pomp, circumstance, and reflection. It was a really special experience doing it as a family though.

Thursday, February 14, 2013


Everyone has them. What's the best method to rid them and live better?

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Lenten Season

Today is my double witching day so to speak. Not only am I fasting for Lent, but I'm also fasting in cooperation with my commitment. Today, is going to be a very long day indeed. And it's worth every bit.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Who Killed Jesus?

Around this season of Lent and Easter there is a lingering thought that I'm sure everyone has had at one point or another -- Who killed Jesus? This thought was repeated in my head after I watched Apostle Peter and the Last Supper with my son last night.

Throughout my Christian upbringing the culprit had remained relatively constant. Judas conspired with Jews and with the help of the Roman occupiers had Jesus put to death. Just like the details in the Bible -- very much Sola scriptura in it's thinking. However, the Church tells us a much different person is to blame. That person is reading this blog right now.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Pope Resignation -- A Candidates Perspective

This weekend, my family and I, are to be presented to the local Bishop at the cathedral. While I'm looking forward to the experience, it's interesting that while our journey is just starting, Pope Benedict has decided to resign in the middle of the Lent season. This raised a great many questions for me as it came as a surprise to many.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

The Souls of the Lost and Straying

It appears that the third largest faith is an anathema to the human existence. Can we rescue generations from this pit?

Monday, February 4, 2013

The Rosary -- Creating a Family Event

So we've been getting the family used to Catholic traditions, customs, and everything else. My step-son, my wife and I have been exposed to Protestant traditions and the like. My step-daughters on the other hand are seemingly new to the entire thing. Then we threw in praying the Rosary together.