The Shocking Truth about Your Brain 6

Put your thinking helmet on! We’re about to explore what’s in your head.

With the latest cutting edge advances in science, neurobiologists can literally read your mind.  They can tell you what you are about to think before you think it.

Want proof? This video supplies the evidence. More…

Veritatis Splendor: A Lesson in Freedom, Truth and Human Dignity 2

Fr José LaBoy

Fr José LaBoy

Freedom of Choice: We are free to choose between x and y. We are not determined to necessarily choose x or y.

When speaking of John Paul II many titles have been used, but one not so frequently used is “the Pope of Freedom.” Ronald D. Lawler remarked that:

One cannot begin to speak of Wojtyla’s ethics without noting his passion for freedom… Wojtyla has lived under totalitarian rule long enough to care deeply for freedom.

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More Than Human: Towards a Better Understanding of the Catholic Church 3

Fr José LaBoy

Fr José LaBoy

I was recalling a before and after experience I had of the Last Judgment fresco painted by Michelangelo. I first saw it in the late 80’s. It was truly a magnificent fresco, but I left with a sad “I wish I could have seen it in its original splendor.” Five centuries of More…

Asking the Right Questions: On the Need for Interior Reflection Reply

Fr José LaBoy

Fr José LaBoy

John Paul II, back in 1985, began a series of Wednesday audiences later entitled “A Catechesis on the Creed”, divided into 3 parts, each dedicated to one of the persons of the Trinity: The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit. In the Wednesday audience on Jan. 9, 1985 he stated the following: More…

On the Path of Life, through the Valley of Tears 4

Lord, You show us the path of Life

Lord, You show us the path of Life

Managing our expectations…

Just like the two disciples on the road to Emmaus, we too become frustrated and discouraged when reality doesn’t measure up to our expectations.

This simple truth holds for all things, big and small, as when an unforeseen traffic jam threatens to make us late for an appointment. More…

Our Lady of Light: The Luminous Mysteries 4

Our Lady of LIght

Our Lady of Light

Saint John Paul II, the Great — if he weren’t the so humble — could boast more major accomplishments than any world leader of 20th Century, and arguably, more than any person over the past 20 centuries.

Having visited 125 countries during his pontificate, he traveled to more places than all of his predecessors and successors combined. Fluent in 13 languages, he could address the crowds with cheerful candor in their mother tongue. While the media speculated the waning effects of his mass appeal, More…