The Beauty of Holiness in the Persecuted Church

Now war arose in heaven, Michael and his angels fighting against the dragon; and the dragon and his angels fought, but they were defeated and there was no longer any place for them in heaven. And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, the deceiver of [Read More…]

Help a young boy named Joshua in his battle with Autism

His mother Sheila, a friend of our family, writes: Joshua and the Battle of Autism Above is the link for the annual fundraiser Joshua, and so many others have benefited from here in the Coeur d’Alene area.  These grants are intended to pay for expenses related to sensory, communication, safety or biomedical needs that are [Read More…]

Here’s What St. Bryce Missions is Doing to Spread the Gospel

And here is where you can go to help them do it. [Read more…]

Chances to Do Works of Mercy

A reader writes: If some of your readers are looking for a way to practice their Lenten alms-giving I have a suggestion. I have been helping an Ethiopian priest who is without a parish to stay in his apartment.  He is caught in some red tape between Ethiopia and US.  More info about his situation [Read More…]

Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

My friend Kirk Gillon is a documentary filmmaker living among and doing a film on the homeless in Florida. He is raising funds for the film and he writes: First, I want to thank all of our supporters so far! Our campaign was extended due to the recent slapping incident of a homeless man by [Read More…]

Pewsitter Insults Pope and Jesus

There is a story told about St. Lawrence: At the beginning of August 258, the emperor Valerian issued an edict that all bishops, priests, and deacons should immediately be put to death. Sixtus was captured on 6 August 258, at the cemetery of St. Callixtus while celebrating the liturgy and executed forthwith. After the death [Read More…]

Prayer Requests and Works of Mercy

A loving mother asks that I pass this along: B, Our Beloved 2nd son of six children is 27yrs old (12/16/1987) he checked himself into a rehab to begin once again his journey of sobriety. We moved to Atlanta in 1996, from Angola, SW Africa. We began going to St Catherine’s daily MASS, and he began [Read More…]

Prayer Requests and Works of Mercy

A reader writes: Prayers, please, Mark.  The 14-year-old boy across the street died last night. Started seizing while watching TV, then cardiac arrest. My son’s best buddy in the neighborhood. Our other kids were sledding with him late in the afternoon. The boys are a mess. Finally got them to sleep at 0130, then State Troopers showed [Read More…]

Ooberfuse does fine work

IRAQI ARCHBISHOP & LONDON BAND AMPLIFY CRIES OF MIDDLE-EAST PERSECUTED  London, United Kingdom / Monday 23rd February / THE OOBERFUSE SHOW / Archbishop Warda of Iraq (Erbil), in his recent visit to London, connected with local band ooberfuse to help highlight, through music, the plight of persecuted minorities in Iraq.  In their musical collaboration, “We are One”, Archbishop [Read More…]

A Chance to Do a Lenten Work of Mercy

A reader passes this along: My family is asking for assistance in obtaining appropriate care for our 2 adopted sons, J.P & S.L.  They both have been diagnosed with Reactive Attachment Disorder, RAD.  The type of care we feel the boys need now is a residential treatment facility.  These types of treatment facilities cost $5,000.00 [Read More…]