Monthly Archives: April 2014

Jesus, I trust in thee.

In the Regina Caeli, April 15, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI said:   “What the Gospel says is very important: namely, that Jesus, in his two appearances to the Apostles gathered in the Upper Room, repeats several times the greeting: “Peace … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Happy Easter!  Jesus Christ is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia! In a collection of homilies entitled, Seek that Which is Above, published by Ignatius Press in 1986 and again in 2007, Joseph Ratzinger wrote the following: ” “This is the day the … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Today, Christians all over the world celebrate Good Friday.  Whether one is Christian or not, Good Friday should impact everyone.  It resonates in every decade, every century.  A man is crucified for speaking about God.  He is tortured and crucified.  … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Today is Benedict XVI’s birthday – Happy Birthday!!. I re-post a prayer originally published by the Cardinal Newman Society here. Almighty God and Father, Who have revealed Yourself through Your Eternal Word, and have blessed Your Church with Pope Benedict … Continue reading

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Holy Week

My lent has not gone as expected and I arrive at Holy Week somewhat unprepared, undisciplined.  I can tell when I have been spiritually lazy.  My plan was interrupted because of health reasons.  My revised plan succumbed to work and … Continue reading

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Pray for the Church

At one of the Benedict sites I frequent to see if there is any news, there was a post about some Franciscan priests who visited Benedict.  He asked them to pray for the Church.  While I could have guessed at … Continue reading

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