Losing Enthusiasm? Here’s How To Keep It. 4

Gracie -- Still a Puppy but Sharp as Nails

One nice thing about dogs is they force you to go outside for a walk. One un-nice thing about them is they really don’t care how cold, wet, muddy, and utterly disagreeable the weather might be.

I learned this yesterday while walking our Golden Retriever Gracie.The morning See the amazing dog video!

Sharing Our Progress and Appreciation Reply

I’d like to thank all of our followers on Biltrix.com for your support over the past three months. Based on your feedback it looks like we are taking it in the right direction. All of your suggestions have been very helpful.

I’d also like to take advantage of this opportunity to fill you in on our progress, now that we have finished the first quarter.

In its first three months, More…

The priority of evangelization Reply

Woe to me if I do not preach the Gospel!

A secular priest

The mandate to preach the Gospel is not exhausted, therefore, by a Pastor in caring for that portion of the People of God entrusted to his pastoral care, or in the sending of a fidei donum priest, layman or laywoman. It should involve the whole activity of the particular Church, all her sectors, in short, all her being and action. Vatican II indicated this clearly and the successive Magisterium confirmed it forcefully. This requires the constant adaptation of lifestyles, pastoral plans and diocesan organization to this fundamental dimension of being Church, especially in our world in constant change. And this is also true for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life, as well as for the Ecclesial Movements: all the components of the great mosaic of the Church must feel strongly drawn in by the Lord’s mandate to preach the Gospel, so that Christ is proclaimed…

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Why I Love Jesus, Religion, Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter Reply

By now, everyone’s familiar with Jefferson Bethke’s viral, “I hate religion but love Jesus,” video, which has now surpassed 16 million views on Youtube. The controversial rap-style poem provoked a plethora of video responses from Christians and atheists, and a few comical comebacks, like this one:

Classic false dichotomy

In a recent interview More…

“Signs of the Times…” A Timely Warning from Our Pope 1

“When a culture attempts to suppress the dimension of ultimate mystery, and to close the doors to transcendent truth, it inevitably becomes impoverished and falls prey, as the late John Paul II so clearly saw, to reductionist and totalitarian readings of the human person and the nature of society.” – Pope Benedict XVI

In his recent address to the bishops of the United States of America on their “Ad Limina” visit, His Holiness, Benedict XIV observed that: More…

Biltrix Alert: New HHS Mandate Is a Direct Attack on You, Our Church, and the Religious Liberty of All Americans Reply

I believe it’s a matter of grave concern for all of us:

[From CatholicVote.org]

Dear CV Friend,

Get ready to pay.

This morning [01/20/2012] President Obama called New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan to break the news.

Secretary of Health and Human Services and pro-abortion More…