Category Archives: Catholic Spirituality

On Pope Francis & Customs Being Elevated to the Level of Doctrine

There has been much said regarding Pope Francis washing the feet of women and a couple of Muslims. There have been complaints from traditionalists that Pope Francis did not wear the traditional red shoes, and during a Mass he bowed … Continue reading

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On the Heart of a Missionary

When some think “missionary” they think of of people traveling, spreading the Gospel. Aiding the poor, the broken hearted in far away lands. Yes, this is one version, but over the years I have come to the conclusion that it … Continue reading

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On Bonaventure & Aquinas

October 4th is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan Order. One of the more “famous” Franciscans was St. Bonaventure, although I have to use quotation marks because outside of the Franciscans a lot of people … Continue reading

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On “Doubting Thomas” & Why He’s a Hero to Us All.

After every Easter we hear the same story; the story of Thomas (“The Twin”). “Doubting Thomas”. And every year we hear in sermons/homilies about how Thomas doubted. And every year I get annoyed. What gets lost in this is what … Continue reading

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