Archive for the ‘DFWCatholic “Recommended Reads”’ Category

The First True Environmentalists

I don’t remember a lot about my grade school years, but, for some strange reason, I do recall a map…

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The Power of Precedent

In 1894 Sam Walter Foss composed an allegory in verse. It begins centuries ago with a calf wobbling through the…

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A Prayer Request For Christians In Iraq & Syria

  A message from our Diocese: In a letter that Bishop Joe S. Vásquez received from Bishop Francis Y. Kalabat, Bishop of St. Thomas Chaldean Diocese in Southfield, Michigan, our diocese has been invited to join St. Thomas Chaldean Diocese in prayer to ask the Blessed Virgin Mary to intercede for the Christians in Iraq […]

How Does Following Jesus Influence Our Lives?

In the Gospel of Mark (1:21-28), Jesus entered the Synagogue on the Sabbath and taught the people. Mark says that…

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Best. Vocation. Video. Ever.

Ascension Press has put out a amazing short video on the call to the priesthood. It is a must see! It features two great young priests – Fr. Mike Schmitz and Fr. Joshua Johnson – who both work in Campus Ministry. You can learn more here.

Our History Is Slipping Away

As time marches on, many of us with links to the past are seeing those links pass away. As a…

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Top 75 Pope Francis’ Quotes

Top 75 Pope Francis’ Quotes “Jesus is the gate opening up to salvation, a gate open to everyone.” “God’s forgiveness is stronger than any sin.” “To change the world we must be good to those who cannot repay us.” “We cannot keep ourselves shut up in parishes, in our communities, when so many people are […]

Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, 70 Years Later

This January 27, 2015 will mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the most notorious of all Nazi death…

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Why Fame Is So Attractive

My 7 year-old daughter can’t get enough attention. Frequently, she will pretend she is a superstar on TV, while singing a song into a play microphone. She loves to have others watch her perform, whether it is acting, making others laugh, or singing. Like a lot of folks, she wants to be famous. Our world loves […]

He Spoke With Authority

On the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, the Sacred Writer, the Holy Spirit, speaks about the authority of the Lord….

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