Sheep and Goats and Lots of Noise

“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne.  All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.  will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left. --Matthew 25:31   After watching this, I can see why the Son of Man may have wanted to get those goats out of earshot. … [Read more...]

Praying for the Papal Conclave

Papal conclave

And so life goes on.  Shocked and saddened as we are by the news of Pope Benedict XVI's impending retirement, we look forward to the next pope who will guide our Church through turbulent waters.  Dr. Mark Miravalle, professor of Theology and Mariology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, has published this very helpful prayer for our cardinals, who will soon come together in a conclave to elect the next pope.  Novena Prayer for a Conclave Heavenly Father,We, the People o … [Read more...]