Church Scandal and the Everlasting Answer

Thomas Griffin (11/20/20) The Everlasting Answer to Heresy and Scandal – Catholic Exchange (12/28/20) The Catholic Church is too big to fail, too true to flounder, and too divine to collapse. But, the Catholic Church is in need of revival.  The multitudes have been deserting the Church for centuries because of the heinous actions ofContinue reading “Church Scandal and the Everlasting Answer”

In Defense of Pope St. John Paul II

Thomas Griffin 11/18/20 A New York Times article was published on Saturday, November 14th concerning the “damning evidence” against the sanctity of Pope St. John Paul II. “Saint too Soon? Vatican Report Cast John Paul II in Harsh New Light” was written by Jason Horowitz who clearly, although implicitly has issues with the Catholic Church.Continue reading “In Defense of Pope St. John Paul II”

The School of Trust During Stormy Seas

Thomas Griffin (11/4/20) The School of Trust During Stormy Seas – Ascension Press (11/4/20) EXCERPT: “There is no greater message from God: He is here, with us—and he is trustworthy.  Given the turmoil of the past six months, these words are difficult for some to accept. Quarantines, social distancing, illness of friends and loved ones,Continue reading “The School of Trust During Stormy Seas”

Bl. Carlo Acutis: The Example Young People Need

Thomas Griffin (10/16/20) Bl. Carlo Acutis: The Example Young People Need – Ascension Press (10/15/20) Excerpt: “All people are born as originals, but most die as photocopies.”  Blessed Carlo Acutis preached this message as a call for people of all ages to never settle for mediocrity. Born in Italy, May 1991, this first “millennial” toContinue reading “Bl. Carlo Acutis: The Example Young People Need”

Freeing Politics: The Need for Virtue

Thomas Griffin (9/15/20) There are some notions that yearn to be discovered and lived by. There are principles that place mankind on a launchpad towards what is most true, good and beautiful. In the midst of a culture craving to remove men and women, statues and memorials, and the very fabric of the American projectContinue reading “Freeing Politics: The Need for Virtue”

St. Maximilian Kolbe and the Gift of Life

Thomas Griffin (8/14/20) St. Maximilian Kolbe and the Gift of Life – Ascension Press (8/13/20) Excerpt: “The man that cried out for his family that day, who Maximilian gave his life for, was named Franciszek Gajowniczek. He survived the camp, and he was able to go back home to his family after the war. InContinue reading “St. Maximilian Kolbe and the Gift of Life”

St. John Vianney’s Advice: Pray and Love

Thomas Griffin (8/4/20) From the Catechetical Instructions by St. John Mary Vianney, priest “My little children, reflect on these words: the Christian’s treasure is not on earth but in heaven. Our thoughts, then ought to be directed to where our treasure is. This is the glorious duty of man: to pray and to love. IfContinue reading “St. John Vianney’s Advice: Pray and Love”