Monthly Archives: July 2017

Preparing for Confession

The people in RCIA are learning about sin and morality as they get ready to make their first confession. The general subject of sexual sin is always a challenge. We are most uncomfortable with these sins of lust and gluttony … Continue reading

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Living Clean

Sobriety. The word that seemed so daunting to me 30 years ago when I first heard it. You mean people can live without alcohol? But it’s my best friend. Got sober. Worked the steps. Made amends. Helped others stay sober. … Continue reading

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On a good Christian marriage

We have been married over 25 years, and people have along the way commented favorably on our marriage bond. We are going to share our different perspectives on topics that relate to what makes a marriage good, from practical ones … Continue reading

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Ordinary 16A at CTK

  One of the cable news channels has the slogan, “We report. You decide.” And it – at least the second part – is true. We decide. We decide what news channel to watch, or what show to watch. We … Continue reading

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The Problem of suffering…

*Note – This is from a Bible study commentary I gave last year… 9 So I went to the angel and told him to give me the little scroll; and he said to me, “Take it and eat; it will be … Continue reading

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Why I don’t use contraception

*  Note, this is from a talk I gave last year on Natural Family Planning. I became Catholic 21 years ago.  Converted from being an Episcopalian.   At that time, no one was talking about a war on a woman’s right … Continue reading

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