Archbishop Chaput’s statement on the HHS Mandate.

Written on March 21, 2012

Archbishop Chaput’s statement: http://catholicphilly.com/2012/02/archbishop-chaput/current-hhs-mandate-is-not-a-real-compromise/

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Pope Benedict appoints Ralph to new Pontifical Council

Written on December 22, 2011

Renewal Ministries Press Release: The Vatican Press Office announced today that Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Dr. Ralph Martin as a consultor to the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization. Ralph was only one of two Americans appointed today. The newly-created Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization was established to promote the “New Evangelization” throughout […]

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Fellowship of the Unashamed

Written on October 3, 2011

I am part of the Fellowship of the Unashamed. The die has been cast. The decision has been made. I have stepped over the line. I won’t look back, let up, slow down, back away, or be still. My past is redeemed, my present makes sense, and my future is in God’s hands. I am […]

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Final Rome Update

Written on June 20, 2011

Through a Providential series of events I was able to defend my doctoral dissertation the evening before we needed to leave Rome. Thanks be to God. The defense went well. Mission accomplished. Back in the US. More later! Thanks for your prayers and support. The prayers were effective.

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FFJ SEQUENCE – Veni, Sancte Spiritus

Written on June 1, 2011

Come, Holy Spirit, come! And from your celestial home                 Shed a ray of light divine! Come, Father of the poor! Come, source of all our store!                 Come, within our bosoms shine. You, of comforters the best; You, the soul’s most welcome guest;                 Sweet refreshment here below; In our labor, rest most sweet; […]

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