It’s Darkest Before the Dawn

It’s Darkest Before the Dawn

These three readings talk about destruction, conflict and danger, and what God does with that if we let God work in our lives. In the first reading, the two regions of Zabulon and Nephtali bordered the Assyrian Kingdom. They were vassal states to the Assyrians. People...
It’s Darkest Before the Dawn

No Power Ring, But God’s Grace

In the Green Lantern comic books, the superhero utilizes a power ring that can make light manifest into anything the hero’s willpower desires; for example, if the hero thinks of a giant boxing glove to hit his opponent, it happens. When the hero dies, the ring...
Nurses Needed at St. Charles Center

Nurses Needed at St. Charles Center

If you love nursing but don’t love the stress of working in a large and busy facility, consider joining us on the care team at St. Charles Center’s private infirmary. St. Charles is the retirement home of many Missionaries of the Precious Blood. You’ll be caring for a...
It’s Darkest Before the Dawn

The Waters that Drown Us, Save Us

A few years ago, in my continued quest to fill book shelves (and my Kindle) with books I want to read but won’t get to, I stumbled across another great bargain of a book for 99 cents that came with a twist)–a music album to download to accompany the book, which...
Pray Boldly for Vocations

Pray Boldly for Vocations

By Fr. Steve Dos Santos, C.PP.S. Many of our parishes in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati regularly pray the vocations prayer written by Archbishop Dennis Schnurr. Other parishes have a group that regularly prays the rosary for “an increase in vocations.” Some...