The Greatest Love Story, Our Lady of Fatima, and a Raffle Chance for You!

  My God, I believe, I adore, I hope, and I love You. I ask pardon for those who do not believe, do not adore, do not hope, and do not love You. This short, simple, powerful prayer, led by an angel, was given to three young peasant children in Fatima, Portugal in the spring of 1916.  It was … Continue reading The Greatest Love Story, Our Lady of Fatima, and a Raffle Chance for You!

God’s Love & Mercy

For nine seasons, Americans spent countless hours watching a television show that can be summarized by one phrase: "God loves you."  Toward the end of every episode, from 1994-2003, every week viewers would watch one of the three angels on the series Touched by an Angel remind their viewers that God loves them. Recently, I found myself … Continue reading God’s Love & Mercy

Divine Mercy Sunday!

Today is Divine Mercy Sunday.  It's a "new," celebration in the Catholic Church, only having been designated a special Sunday a few decades ago.  (**Edit based on today's homily: it is not a new celebration.  St. Thomas Aquinas wrote about celebrating Divine Mercy Sunday as the first Sunday after Easter, too.**) I can't claim to … Continue reading Divine Mercy Sunday!