St. Albert — A Great Teacher

Originally Posted Nov. 16, 2021 November 15th is the feast day of St. Albert. I don’t know much about Albert. I read that he was a very learned and holy man. He is quoted as saying, “ the greater and more persistent your confidence in God, the more abundantly you will receive all that you … Continue reading St. Albert — A Great Teacher

“Where’s The Beef?”

In a Pew Study that came out prior to the Covid Pandemic, it was reported that less than 20% of Catholics attend Sunday Mass every week. In my diocese the numbers were more dire. Since Covid, the numbers are even more alarming. Wow, you hear the church is dying, the numbers are declining…we need to … Continue reading “Where’s The Beef?”

“I Can See Clearly Now”

Originally Posted Aug. 26, 2021 In 1972 the song “I Can See Clearly Now” , by John Nash was number one on the charts. It’s a bouncy uplifting song, and the words speak to another thing that happened in 1972… Judy and I turning from a lot of confusion in our life, turning back to God. We … Continue reading “I Can See Clearly Now”

“Stay Alert”

Originally Posted Nov. 11, 2021 When  “big events” happen in our life, they get our attention. They can affect us for a long time. Perhaps the birth of a child, getting married, the death of a loved one, major changes in our society, problems in the church, wars, etc.  It’s not surprising that these types of events can … Continue reading “Stay Alert”

“EXTRA, EXTRA …… GOOD NEWS !!!”

Recent BLOGS have been pointed toward some pretty serious stuff. I feel like we need to take a little break and  “lighten things up a bit”.  Let’s search for a topic that is a bit more light hearted. Hmmmm, let’s see what we can talk about. Let’s not bring up any problems or trials. Okay, that … Continue reading “EXTRA, EXTRA …… GOOD NEWS !!!”

“Well Done Good & Faithful Servant”

What will it be like when we close our eyes for the last time on this earth? What will we see? There have been some who have had “near death experiences” and returned to give us some clues…. a bright light, a feeling of peace, meeting loved ones….. well those may be real clues, but … Continue reading “Well Done Good & Faithful Servant”

“Go Forth, Christian Soul”

This BLOG was originally posted on Nov. 6, 2021. It was after the recent deaths of our wonderful friend Dick Birmingham. Since that time we have added more good friends to the list… Paul Temple, Lou Cirrotti, my brother Neal Touhill (“Brown”), my brother-in-laws Bob Kretchmer and Ray Rettig, and others. It’s not to focus … Continue reading “Go Forth, Christian Soul”

“Heaven Is Watching”

This BLOG was originally posted on Nov. 8, 2021. It was after the recent deaths of some good friends. Since that time we have added more good friends to the list... Paul Temple, Lou Cirrotti, my brother Neal Touhill ("Brown"), my brother-in-laws Bob Kretchmer and Ray Rettig, and others. It's not to focus on death, … Continue reading “Heaven Is Watching”