Category Archives: Prayer

40 Days for Marriage

  The Supreme Court is deliberating right now whether or not there is a constitutional right to same-sex ‘marriage.’ This ruling could impact children, the family, and the future of America for generations to come. The court is expected to announce its ruling by the last day of June, which is precisely 40 days from […]

Courage and Faith at Benedictine College – UPDATE: VIDEO

A remarkable story of courage and faith reached its climax on the commencement stage at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, where I work, last weekend. As Kristen Adlhoch walked off with her degree to her waiting wheelchair, everyone on stage had to wipe away tears — including commencement honorees Dayton Moore of the Kansas City […]

10 Ways the Church Is Rising

  We are used to thinking of Christianity as a spent force, a dying ancient religion that had its day in the sun and now is over and done with. That is exactly how his opponents thought of Jesus on the original Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday. If the Church is the body […]

This Triduum, Pray for Those Fomenting Hatred Against Christians in Indiana

Honestly, did anyone expect the situation to get this bad in Indiana? Every single day seems to bring worse news. The situation of the O’Connor family in particular has me sick to my stomach. Local news ABC 57 went looking for a restaurant owner that would go on camera to share their beliefs and found […]

Modern Martyrs’ Stations of the Cross

Opening prayer: Lord Jesus, Pope Francis has asked us to contemplate “the martyrs of our own time” saying, “They refuse to deny Jesus and they endure insult and injury with dignity. They follow him on his way.” Help us learn from them to follow in your footsteps. First Station Pilate condemns Jesus “Crucify him!” they […]

Mercy on Mesopotamia

First they came for the communists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Jew. Then they came for the […]

Out of the mouth of Babes

Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: “Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.”  Jonah 3 If you haven’t seen this video which has gone viral, watch it now. Here. Mryiam spotted the famous television reporter when he appeared at the refugee camp […]

[VIDEO] Little Iraqi Girl Forgives ISIS, Bring Reporter to Tears

Last summer, ISIS militants drove this little Christian girl, Myriam, and her family from their home in Qaraqosh, Iraq. A reporter found her residing in a refugee camp in Kurdistan — and her answers to his questions brought him to tears. Her words are proof that the faith is still strong in the Middle East. Please […]

Lives of the Martyrs: Heroes ISIS Gave Us

I gave a talk last night in Bendena, Kansas, about martyrs of the 21st century, starting with the Coptic Christians of Egypt and working backwards to some of those killed in the 9/11 attacks on America. Here is some of what I shared of the martyrs we learned about Feb. 15 in the ISIS beheading […]


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