Text Box: Volume 18 No. 3          OF THE CHURCH
Text Box:     OF MAN WITH GOD   June, 2008 A.D.
Why is there so much crime? The increase of obstacles those who would be good experience.

Saint Peter clearly and straightforwardly admonished the early Christians to refrain from carnal desires which war against the soul. He said it in plain language. He also admonished them in plain language to avoid even the appearance of impropriety, and even the appearance of sin. He gave the additional very clear instruction that when those who are not Christians talk about Christians, that the only comments that should be even remotely Text Box: VOCATIONS 

When the subject of vocations is discussed it generally is split into secular and religious areas. Usually a religious vocation indicates one has a calling to the Priesthood or the religious life, and the secular counterpart usually is connected with how on earns a living, or with some special interest.

One might properly consider a talented race car driver as having the occupation of being a race car driver, and the vocation of being a race car driver. In that instance both the personís vocation and occupation are the same. Another person may have a vocation of planting trees, but earn their living by being an accountant or a mechanic. In that instance the vocation and occupation are not the same.

It can be the same with religious vocations. A person can be part of a monastery or convent or even be a Priest, and earn their living by doing that or by farming, teaching, being a Text Box: ~ WHY I CONTINUE ~
A little about me and why I do what I do

From Metropolitan Archbishop Paul, S.S.B.
To the flock entrusted into my care:

Occasionally a Priest should explain a little of himself to others, a little of why he does what he does and perhaps something of what he does.

I am convinced Jesus Christ is God; that God is the Blessed Trinity; Text Box:  The Society of Clerks Secular of Saint Basil 
(The Basilians - The Basilian Fathers )

Those who acknowledge the existence of absolutes, attempt to live within the parameters of absolutes, and to utilize absolutes and that which is guaranteed by absolutes, increase their opportunities for happiness and their likelihood of being happy.

This can easily be shown by considering the principles of physics and of chemistry at the state or level at Text Box: SALVATION IS NOT A MIRACLE
It is not wrought by miracles. It is wrought by the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist

Ever since Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, God, worked the miracle of the loaves and the fishes the Devil and his followers have been attempting to explain it away as a natural social phenomena and not as a miracle. The most popular of their lies is that many or most of the people had food with them and when Jesus had them all sit down and began distributing what food He had, those Text Box: THE NECESSITY OF TRUE CHRISTIANITY

We know the soul is that which keeps the body together, that which gives it life, and that the soul receives its life from God. So too is the true Christian, not Protestants or Charismatics or Evangelicals and especially not Pagans such as Mormons, but true Christians who are practicing members of the one true Church, so too is it that Christians are that which give cohesion and life to the world.

Without the soul the body would have no life but the body refuses to acknowledge this. The body seeks to live in totality of sensual experience, Text Box: ABORTION STANCE INDICATES A POLITICIANíS WORTHINESS 
Does your vote say Give us Christ or does it say Give us Barabbas?

When a politician who was pro-choice, who favored allowing a woman to kill her unborn child, becomes pro-life, becomes anti-abortion, it indicates the politician at first gave little thought to