Faith Must be Taught and Caught

“Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life within you” (John 6: 53). I received a text a few weeks back from a nephew who was struggling with his faith in God, wondering if was more up to him than God, to make his way […]

Don’t Give in to Doubts and Fears

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13). Among the most highly prescribed medications are those treating anxiety or depression. It appears that so many depend on pharmaceuticals to get them through the day. Underlying much of the sadness of disappointments or fear of the “what if’s” of life is a […]

The Seven Gifts Depicted in Stained Glass at St. Mary on the Hill Church: Part 7 – Fear of the Lord

“Don’t be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot touch your soul.  Fear only God, who can destroy both soul and body in hell (Matthew 10:28). We end this series on the gifts of the Holy Spirit, as depicted in stained glass behind the main altar at St. Mary of the […]