•   (Audio below) Saint Joseph, you are the faithful protector and intercessor of all who love and venerate you. You know that I have confidence in you and that, after Jesus and Mary, I come to you as an example for holiness, for you are especially close with God. Therefore, I humbly commend myself, with all who are dear to me and all that belong to me, to your intercession. I beg of you, by your love for Jesus and Mary, not to abandon me during life and to assist...

  •   (Audio below) Saint Joseph, you are the faithful protector and intercessor of all who love and venerate you. You know that I have confidence in you and that, after Jesus and Mary, I come to you as an example for holiness, for you are especially close with God. Therefore, I humbly commend myself, with all who are dear to me and all that belong to me, to your intercession. I beg of you, by your love for Jesus and Mary, not to abandon me during life and to assist...

  • (Audio below) Saint Joseph, you are the faithful protector and intercessor of all who love and venerate you. You know that I have confidence in you and that, after Jesus and Mary, I come to you as an example for holiness, for you are especially close with God. Therefore, I humbly commend myself, with all who are dear to me and all that belong to me, to your intercession. I beg of you, by your love for Jesus and Mary, not to abandon me during life and to assist me...

  • Envy will eat away at your soul and that is why it is one of the seven capital sins. I believe that in our current times, economic envy is perhaps the most prevalent...but..it takes many forms. There are those who are envious in regards to our attention when it isn't focused on them. Then there are those who are envious of power.... even the apostles quarreled over it. There are many ways to be envious and all of them will eat at your soul. Envy can easily become the rule...

  • As most of you know I have a passion for my faith and science. During prayer time today, something popped into my head. Each one of us is like a cell in a body...our bodies contain 50 trillion cells. I thought about how some of us are striving for holiness and some of us are rather content living in our lower nature...then there are those who are hell bent on destroying others...you get the picture. We each represent a cell, and the Earth would represent our collective body. I think...

  • It was August 2006 and the strongest woman I ever knew was dying....my Grandma McNamara. We were very, very close.  She taught me how to pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and a few days before she passed into eternal life, she asked me to pray it for her.  She was to weak too say more than a few words at a time. Then my mom (her daughter) passed into eternal life, just two years later.  I was full of grief and began to doubt my faith...in fact, I left...