Quiet Revolutions ~ boiling the frogs slowly

The ‘pooper-scooper’ [Scoop] has been trying to make some scatological sense out of the filth that we now live in. Heaven only knows that we are literally up to our eyeballs in specimens that more properly belong in a society that has a strange obsession with coprophilia. But what is trash [or waste] for some, has always been a treasure to others I suppose. Or, as they say, beauty is in the eye of the Continue Reading →

The Remnant Newspaper – Mercy Mania at World Youth Day

Written by  Elizabeth Yore Perhaps, the decades of investigating and searching for missing and abducted children around the world provided me insight into the dangers to children. Perhaps, knowing the tactics and stories of sexual predators heightens my concern over naive and gullible adults, who place children and teens in dangerous and compromising situations. Perhaps, knowing the vulnerability of young people who engage street people, whether the mentally ill or homeless, imperils their safety and Continue Reading →

World Youth Day in the ‘Capital of Mercy’ | Daily News | NCRegister.com

BY EDWARD PENTIN 07/26/2016  – USCCB Instagram St. John Paul II banner in Krakow, Poland. KRAKOW, Poland — “Krakow is the capital of mercy,” said Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz. “From here, as Sister Faustina wrote, a spark will emerge, the spark of Divine Mercy, and this spark will contribute to the deepening of religious life in the world.” The archbishop of Krakow was speaking to EWTN Germany July 21, ahead of World Youth Day, which runs Continue Reading →

A Parable of Catholic Penance and Indulgence

In order to understand the Catholic Teaching on Penance and Indulgences let us use a practical example from ordinary life to illustrate what is taking place. One might call this a parable of sorts:  We have a family (a husband, wife and child) that live together on a small farm. The husband is called away by his Father for an extended visit, leaving the wife and child to run the household in his absence.  The Continue Reading →