By the rivers of Babylonthere we sat weepingwhen we remembered Zion.On the poplars in its midstwe hung up our harpsFor there our captors asked usfor the words of a song;Our tormentors, for joy:“Sing for us a song of Zion!”But how could we sing a song of the LORDin a foreign land? Psalm 137:1-4 Is this […]
(Cross-posted from faithpilgrims.com) On August 24 in the year of our Lord 410, a cataclysmic event occurred that many thought could never happen: the sack of Rome! To try and put this historic happening into perspective, think of Pearl Harbor and 9/11 with the imagined “sack” of New York City and Washington, D.C.–combined–and you will have an […]
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about hope–just the simple idea of it. Of course, we need hope more than ever today, but more importantly, we need real hope, which is to say: we need hope in real things. A year ago, it would have been a more difficult point to make–the idea of hoping […]
Racism is an ugly symptom. It’s a component and a distinct quality that comprises a much larger problem that’s growing all around us today: Evil. As a lawyer we are trained to get to the heart of the issue as quickly as possible for our clients. And when possible, to resolve “the whole” of their […]
The Corona virus is an evil which has caused every people on every continent mind-blowing quandaries and herein pours Christ’s mercy and love. When I jumped in my car I was immediately engaged by Mother Angelica, who said “Jesus Christ pours out His Blessings during hardships and tears…Look for His Blessings.” We are children of hope. […]
For many Catholics, these Sacraments are not presently available. However, what better tribute would it be to pay to God’s Mercy than to trust that Jesus is not hindered by any circumstance from visiting a soul who appeals to His Mercy?
A part of this story is hanging quietly in the wings waiting to be told. One that you likely won’t find in the largest media outlets around the world.