Our lives are influenced by commandments, and by vocation. Commandments, in their ultimate origin, are associated with God. There are versions of commandments, of less significance, their human counterparts, so Read More
What is the Best Day of Your Life?
by James Paulin How can we choose the best day of our life? Life is full of events that have high expectations and in retrospect we might try to judge Read More
Love or Fear?
This past Tuesday’s scripture readings tell of the angel appearing to Mary and telling her to “Fear not!”, one of the most repeated phrases in scripture, at least that Read More
“Dignum et Justum est”?
We often combine into one phrase the words: right and good. And we intend them to mean more or less the same thing. What is right is also good, just Read More
Will You Be Alive a Year from Now?
by James Paulin Americans pride themselves with having the ability to decide their own fate in the land of liberty. Some parts of the world have little or no opportunity Read More
Join the Conversation
by Maryanne Rusinak The Letters of St. Paul of the Cross, in three volumes, was published in 2000 during the time I was in formation as a Passionist Partner with Read More
The Bottom Line
If everyone in the world owned 4.2 acres of land, the common good would be equitably distributed. This is based on the current world population and the available arable land Read More
by James Paulin An artistic approach is desired in all forms of creative expression. One of the lesser known professions in these pursuits is that of the automotive design sculptor. Read More
Pope Francis on Lent from Rome Reports
I’ve been trying to get Pope Francis’s picture on this site for the longest time. It’s not easy. I so like hearing him encouraging parents and grandparents to teach their Read More