GRINDS & GRIT

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The Tunnel

The Tunnel

 Sometimes the holiday season can seem like you’re on an escalator moving down a long corridor that starts slow and before you know it, you feel like you’re on Mr. Toads wild ride! Just prior to the beginning of advent the escalator stops briefly on “Thanksgiving.”...

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Boo Who!

Boo Who!

Halloween has just ended, so has All Saints Day and All Souls day will conclude today.  However, tomorrow there will still be a lot of “boo who’s” still being said, as the Election in America takes place. I hope that we “Vote” for “Life and for the Economy” if we...

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Belgian Waffle

Belgian Waffle

Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that removed the artwork of the Belgian born, Fr. Pierre De Smet, S.J.  Pulling down statues has been around for a long time. Destroying monuments of a tolerant past in order to achieve a future of violence and...

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Needing Mercy

Needing Mercy

 I went pheasant hunting with our Bishop and a group of Catholic Priests.  The one thing I really noticed about them is how much they like to laugh; and how much more they like to laugh with us.  These are men so full of life and so full of responsibility; the...

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Three Priests

Three Priests

 On the clear morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Fr. Kevin Madigan heard an explosion.  Grabbing the oils for anointing he ran out the door of St. Peter's parish in New York City, and made his way to the World Trade Center just a block away. Fr. Judge was the chaplain for the...

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Tobasco Sauce

Tobasco Sauce

( When Socialism gripped Mexico in the early 20th century, the new federales seduced by Marxism and Masonic superstitions declared war on the Catholic Church. Seizing control of the government in 1917. They wrote a socialist constitution packed with anticlerical...

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Like a Champion

Like a Champion

It’s really a shame that higher education has moved to a position of discriminate discourse within our society.  Once having the potential of a wellspring to “actively and purposefully cultivate civic values in students and provide them with the practical skills...

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The Argument

The Argument

Do you have an argument, a defense, an apologetics outline to defend the existence of God?  The idea that “truth” or just the Bible are in themselves proof enough, is a little shortsighted.  If this were so, wouldn’t all men know and believe in God? In Hebrews 2, the...

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The Day

The Day

It says in Ecclesiastes that there’s a time for everything.  A Priest, a Minister and a Rabbi were asked the question, “When is the most important day for a man’s children?”  The Minister spoke up first saying, “The day they are Born Again,” The Priest quickly...

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The Other

The Other

St. Catherine said: “Empty the soul of self to make room for the grace of the Savior.” And,  “I must decrease, that He may increase,” declared John the Baptist.     Maybe it is best, to learn about the most important things in life thru stories of the Saints....

read more
The Tunnel

The Tunnel

 Sometimes the holiday season can seem like you’re on an escalator moving down a long corridor that starts slow and before you know it, you feel like you’re on Mr. Toads wild ride! Just prior to the beginning of advent the escalator stops briefly on “Thanksgiving.”...

read more
Boo Who!

Boo Who!

Halloween has just ended, so has All Saints Day and All Souls day will conclude today.  However, tomorrow there will still be a lot of “boo who’s” still being said, as the Election in America takes place. I hope that we “Vote” for “Life and for the Economy” if we...

read more
Belgian Waffle

Belgian Waffle

Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that removed the artwork of the Belgian born, Fr. Pierre De Smet, S.J.  Pulling down statues has been around for a long time. Destroying monuments of a tolerant past in order to achieve a future of violence and...

read more
Needing Mercy

Needing Mercy

 I went pheasant hunting with our Bishop and a group of Catholic Priests.  The one thing I really noticed about them is how much they like to laugh; and how much more they like to laugh with us.  These are men so full of life and so full of responsibility; the...

read more
Three Priests

Three Priests

 On the clear morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Fr. Kevin Madigan heard an explosion.  Grabbing the oils for anointing he ran out the door of St. Peter's parish in New York City, and made his way to the World Trade Center just a block away. Fr. Judge was the chaplain for the...

read more
Tobasco Sauce

Tobasco Sauce

( When Socialism gripped Mexico in the early 20th century, the new federales seduced by Marxism and Masonic superstitions declared war on the Catholic Church. Seizing control of the government in 1917. They wrote a socialist constitution packed with anticlerical...

read more
Like a Champion

Like a Champion

It’s really a shame that higher education has moved to a position of discriminate discourse within our society.  Once having the potential of a wellspring to “actively and purposefully cultivate civic values in students and provide them with the practical skills...

read more
The Argument

The Argument

Do you have an argument, a defense, an apologetics outline to defend the existence of God?  The idea that “truth” or just the Bible are in themselves proof enough, is a little shortsighted.  If this were so, wouldn’t all men know and believe in God? In Hebrews 2, the...

read more
The Day

The Day

It says in Ecclesiastes that there’s a time for everything.  A Priest, a Minister and a Rabbi were asked the question, “When is the most important day for a man’s children?”  The Minister spoke up first saying, “The day they are Born Again,” The Priest quickly...

read more
The Other

The Other

St. Catherine said: “Empty the soul of self to make room for the grace of the Savior.” And,  “I must decrease, that He may increase,” declared John the Baptist.     Maybe it is best, to learn about the most important things in life thru stories of the Saints....

read more
The Tunnel

The Tunnel

 Sometimes the holiday season can seem like you’re on an escalator moving down a long corridor that starts slow and before you know it, you feel like you’re on Mr. Toads wild ride! Just prior to the beginning of advent the escalator stops briefly on “Thanksgiving.”...

read more
Boo Who!

Boo Who!

Halloween has just ended, so has All Saints Day and All Souls day will conclude today.  However, tomorrow there will still be a lot of “boo who’s” still being said, as the Election in America takes place. I hope that we “Vote” for “Life and for the Economy” if we...

read more
Belgian Waffle

Belgian Waffle

Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that removed the artwork of the Belgian born, Fr. Pierre De Smet, S.J.  Pulling down statues has been around for a long time. Destroying monuments of a tolerant past in order to achieve a future of violence and...

read more
Needing Mercy

Needing Mercy

 I went pheasant hunting with our Bishop and a group of Catholic Priests.  The one thing I really noticed about them is how much they like to laugh; and how much more they like to laugh with us.  These are men so full of life and so full of responsibility; the...

read more
Three Priests

Three Priests

 On the clear morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Fr. Kevin Madigan heard an explosion.  Grabbing the oils for anointing he ran out the door of St. Peter's parish in New York City, and made his way to the World Trade Center just a block away. Fr. Judge was the chaplain for the...

read more
Tobasco Sauce

Tobasco Sauce

( When Socialism gripped Mexico in the early 20th century, the new federales seduced by Marxism and Masonic superstitions declared war on the Catholic Church. Seizing control of the government in 1917. They wrote a socialist constitution packed with anticlerical...

read more
Like a Champion

Like a Champion

It’s really a shame that higher education has moved to a position of discriminate discourse within our society.  Once having the potential of a wellspring to “actively and purposefully cultivate civic values in students and provide them with the practical skills...

read more
The Argument

The Argument

Do you have an argument, a defense, an apologetics outline to defend the existence of God?  The idea that “truth” or just the Bible are in themselves proof enough, is a little shortsighted.  If this were so, wouldn’t all men know and believe in God? In Hebrews 2, the...

read more
The Day

The Day

It says in Ecclesiastes that there’s a time for everything.  A Priest, a Minister and a Rabbi were asked the question, “When is the most important day for a man’s children?”  The Minister spoke up first saying, “The day they are Born Again,” The Priest quickly...

read more
The Other

The Other

St. Catherine said: “Empty the soul of self to make room for the grace of the Savior.” And,  “I must decrease, that He may increase,” declared John the Baptist.     Maybe it is best, to learn about the most important things in life thru stories of the Saints....

read more