2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,000 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to…

Irreducible symbiosis

“DNA did not create life; life created DNA.” “Genetic information arises not from DNA alone but through its essential collaboration with protein enzymes.” Barry Commoner.     See link: http://www.mindfully.org/GE/GE4/DNA-Myth-CommonerFeb02.htm      

A Dialogue with God

  In the Dialogue of St. Catherine of Siena, completed in 1370 AD, God’s words are made known. My own understanding of the following quotation is Man’s Salvation is conditional upon whether one chooses to persevere in vice or virtue. “It is true that I desire you to use your being, and exercise the graces which I…

A Midnight Mass

On the way to Midnight Mass last year… All is quiet and all is still… Where peace reigns… A Franciscan walks bathed in light… Within the Immaculate Heart of Mary they journey… For when a new day dawns… . Have a very Happy Christmas! God Bless.   (Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this blog and/or…

Miraculous Medal Prayers

  O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to You, and for all who do not have recourse to You, especially for the enemies of the Holy Church and for those recommended to you. O Immaculate Mother of the Church and Queen of the Missions, to you we renew today and…

Morning Offering

The Sacred Heart of Jesus O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer You my prayers, works, joys, and suffering of this day in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world. I offer them all for the intentions of Your Sacred Heart: the salvation of souls, reparation for sins,…

The Latin Mass

  “I am of the opinion, to be sure, that the old rite should be granted much more generously to all those who desire it. It’s impossible to see what could be dangerous or unacceptable about that. A community is calling its very being into question when it suddenly declares that what until now was…