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Saint Mother Teresa

Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 9/05/17

Dear friends in Christ,

Today is the feast day of Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta. What a woman! I remember the first time I heard her speak was when she gave an address at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC on Feb. 3, 1994. I was struck by ... Read More »

The Transfiguration

Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 8/05/17

Saint Thomas Aquinas says that the Transfiguration is a "Revelation of the Trinity."

"Just as in the Baptism, where the mystery of the first regeneration was proclaimed, the operation of the whole Trinity was made manifest... so also in the transfiguration, which is the mystery of the second regeneration, ... Read More »

Something To Ponder

Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 8/03/17

August 3, 2017 The Church of Intersectionality Offers Nothing for Sinful Man

Anthony Esolen    

During the last year of my employment at Nameless College, whose sharp turn away from its Catholic identity and its commitment to the humanities came as a shock to my foolish optimism, I ... Read More »

Saint Ignatius

Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 7/31/17

The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, [1914], at

Today is the Feast Day of Saint Ignatius of Loyola the great mystic and founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Ignatius was born in 1491 in northern Spain, where he spent his youth gambling, fighting, and vying ... Read More »

The Apostolic Church

Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 6/29/17

Have you ever wondered about the twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ how the died and where their remains can be found. The diagram below reveals that these chosen disciples of Christ can be found in the Catholic churches which house their relics. I hope that you enjoy this diagram.

Novena to the Sacred Heart

Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 6/26/17

Padre Pio would pray a special novena every morning to the Sacred Heart of Jesus on behalf of all of those who asked him to pray for them. I would encourage you to follow the example of such a great saint and do the same.

Padre Pio pray for us!

Efficacious Novena to the Sacred Heart of JesusI. O my Jesus, you have said: "Truly I say to you, ask and you will receive, seek and you will find, knock and it will be opened to you." Behold I knock, I seek and ask for the grace of...... (here name your request) Our Father....Hail Mary....Glory Be to the ... Read More »

The Wisdom of the Ancients

Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 6/20/17

As most of you know I like to read a Catholic blog in the morning to start my day. Fr. James V. Schall S.J.  is one of my favorite writers because he has such a wealth of knowledge of history and philosophy. Today's blog is a reflection on the ... Read More »


Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 6/15/17


The Body and Blood of Christ is a feast that commemorates and promotes the real presence of Jesus Christ in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Alter. This true presence is a reminder of the promise he made to his disciples that he ... Read More »

The Protestant Reformation Explained

Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 5/19/17

I have been reading a series of articles on the Protestant Reformation that are very well done. Ken Hensley is a convert to the Catholic Church which gives him a better insight into Protestant thinking. I hope you enjoy this.

Fr. Jim

Ken Hensley

Before becoming Catholic, I was ... Read More »

Our Lady of Fatima

Posted by Fr. James Marshall on 5/10/17



“The true meaning of Fatima is that God has spoken to us through Mary, the Blessed Mother of His Son. We should pause long enough to reflect that it is not strange for God to speak to us, since He loves us far ... Read More »