A Ruined Pair of Slacks

a ruined pair of slacks

This is a true story. I once knew a man who had three sons. All the sons were well-behaved and respected their father with a love not commonly seen. He seldom had to punish his sons, as they were eager to please their father. However, the oldest son got it into his head that he simply was not going to obey his father on one particular matter. The father spanked his son repeatedly for this chronic act of disobedience. It got to the point that the father knew he would lose his son to the boy’s own will if he didn’t break this streak of disobedience, so he decided to get creative.

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New Words That Bring Light

new words

A little girl named Ann and her father were non-Catholics who were visiting New York City. Ann was very interested in visiting different kinds of churches, so her father took her into a non-Catholic church where they admired the organ, stained glass windows and the intricately hand-carved pulpit.

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What is the Holy Eucharist?

what is the holy Eucharist

One day a messenger came into the court of King St. Louis of France all out of breath from excitement. He exclaimed, “Your Majesty, hurry to the church. A great miracle is taking place!”

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To Be a Soldier of Christ

to be soldier of Christ

I fully expect non-Catholics to be void of any understanding regarding the sacrament of Confirmation, but when my fellow Catholics are at a loss to explain what it is and what it does, I’m just a wee bit perplexed. Unfortunately, that seems to be the case, so we’ll focus this week on what is, to my way of thinking, one of the most exciting aspects of Catholicism.

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Sunshine the Eskimo

sunshine the eskimo

A bishop of Alaska told of an Eskimo boy, John. He was called Sunshine before he had a Christian name, as his parents were pagan. Once when he was two years old Sunshine had convulsions; he couldn’t breathe and seemed to be dying. Holding the babe in her arms, the mother looked at the father. She told him she would take the child outside and leave him to die, because no one must be allowed to die inside an Eskimo igloo.

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