Pope Francis :- 15 Point Examination of Conscience ( 2014 )

Preface Link Six years ago, on December 22nd, 2014, Pope Francis in a hard hitting talk on the eve of Christmas, called on all the members of the Roman Curia to examine their consciences on 15 possible “diseases” (“illnesses”) that they may have contracted during their lives in the service of the church. Addressing the … Continue reading Pope Francis :- 15 Point Examination of Conscience ( 2014 )

Pope Francis – 2020/December

Background Pope Francis continues to be that Church leader who was obviously chosen for a time such as this. Links National Catholic Reporter Francis warns Vatican officials their conflicts polarize Catholic Church Author:- Joshua J. McElwee Date Posted:- 2020-January-21st Link Polarization Warned that the Catholic Church can become polarized if the prelates appear always at … Continue reading Pope Francis – 2020/December

Orthodox Church & Covid-19

Background Covid-19 continues a massive death spiral.   Lineage Coronavirus & The Church Link   Churches Serbia Orthodox Church Passed Thus Far Bishop Amfilohije Bishop Irinej Irinej, 90, died Friday, three weeks after attending Amfilohije’s funeral in neighboring Montenegro, during which mourners kissed his remains in an open casket. A Bit Ill Bishop David of … Continue reading Orthodox Church & Covid-19

Can both fresh water and bitter water flow from the same spring?  ( James 3:11 )

  Scripture James 3:11 …Out of the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, this should not be! Can both fresh water and bitter water flow from the same spring?  My brothers, can a fig tree grow olives, or a grapevine bear figs? Neither can a salt spring produce fresh water.… James 3:11 [ … Continue reading Can both fresh water and bitter water flow from the same spring?  ( James 3:11 )

Pope Francis :- “Be shepherds who smell like Sheep”

HOMILY OF POPE FRANCIS Saint Peter's Basilica Holy Thursday, 28 March 2013 Link Dear Brothers and Sisters, This morning I have the joy of celebrating my first Chrism Mass as the Bishop of Rome. I greet all of you with affection, especially you, dear priests, who, like myself, today recall the day of your ordination. … Continue reading Pope Francis :- “Be shepherds who smell like Sheep”

Crux – The catholic Pulse – Steven A. Krueger – Vatican article on ‘ecumenism of hate’ in U.S. was long overdue

Link Steven A. Krueger ( Link ) Aug 2, 2017 [Editor’s Note: The Jesuit-run journal La Civiltà Cattolica, reviewed by the Vatican’s Secretariat of State prior to publication, recently carried an article by two close friends of Pope Francis arguing that an “ecumenism of hate” between ‘Evangelical fundamentalists’ and ‘Catholic Integralists’ is gaining power in the United … Continue reading Crux – The catholic Pulse – Steven A. Krueger – Vatican article on ‘ecumenism of hate’ in U.S. was long overdue

Dr. Mark Yarhouse, A Christian take on Gender Dysphoria

  Background Unfortunately on smart phone it is easy to click on one story after another. I am ever a click bait when Ravi Zacharias' name is mentioned and ended up reading a story titled 'RZIM Doubles Down on Jesus “Body Dysphoria”'.   Videos Gender Dysphoria Videos Gender Dysphoria | Dr. Mark Yarhouse @ Covenant … Continue reading Dr. Mark Yarhouse, A Christian take on Gender Dysphoria

Sunday Night – True Stories, Australia

  Videos The Blood of Christ | Proving the existence of God | Sunday Night Profile it was the question that led Mike Willesee to his greatest and final investigation - does God exist? Travelling the world, he studied crying statues, supernatural events and skulduggery in the Church. Whether you’re a #believer or a sceptic, … Continue reading Sunday Night – True Stories, Australia

Pray for the Church in October: October 2018

Prelude In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1   Words Emily Stimpson Chapman Our Sunday Visitor Understanding the "dark night of the soul" Link Understanding the ‘dark night of the soul’ The feeling of spiritual emptiness, or being abandoned by God, is natural in the process of growing closer to … Continue reading Pray for the Church in October: October 2018

The Crusades – Pope Urban II – First Crusade

Background As part of catching up on the term Caliph, got sidetracked a bit into Crusades as well. On Nov 27th, 1095, 921 Years ago today, Pope Urban II ordered the First Crusade.   Write-Up 1095 Pope Urban II orders first Crusade Link Videos Pope Urban II's Speech Preaching the First Crusade Link     … Continue reading The Crusades – Pope Urban II – First Crusade