Category Archives: Sexuality

Sex Outside Marriage

God is merciful. This is a pressing factor that must never be forgotten in the Christian moral life. God loves us and he wants to forgive us. However, such demands a disposition that is receptive to forgiveness and the graces … Continue reading

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Catholicism & Homosexuals

It is no secret that there has been increased tension between the Church and the homosexual community. The Archdiocese of Washington, Baltimore and the Diocese of Wilmington had a campaign a few years ago through the Maryland Legislative Network to … Continue reading

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Abortion & the Unborn Child

Often people complain that the world is overpopulated. However, in truth, the problem has more to do with human selfishness and the inequitable distribution of resources. The divine command is “Be fertile and multiply,” (Genesis 1:28) not contracept and abort. … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on Homosexuality & Consecrated Life or Priesthood

The Pope’s Own Words: The issue of homosexuality is a very serious issue that must be adequately discerned from the beginning with the candidates, if that is the case. We have to be exacting. In our societies it even seems … Continue reading

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Where Do We Go from Here?

A Proposal for the Future I have a hard time believing some of the things I am hearing. I do not want to believe it all. The deteriorating situation signifies bad news in terms of our credibility in proclaiming the … Continue reading

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A Priest’s Reflection During a Time of Crisis

When I was a boy pondering a vocation some forty years ago, I was intrigued by a pamphlet from the Divine Word Missionaries.  It chronicled a lonely priest with his mule carrying his Mass and medical supplies as he journeyed … Continue reading

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Scandal Influenced by the World & the Devil

Contagious Scandal & the Loss of Reputation Any one priest signifies every priest. This collective appreciation has made the present crisis a damning one. When the laity look at their priests, they immediately wonder, “Could he be one of those … Continue reading

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Our Pastor’s Thoughts on the Current Scandal

Reflecting Upon the Abuse Crisis The clergy abuse issue just never seems to let up. November 9, 2018 saw THE WASHINGTON POST headline, “Three Teens Allege Abuse by Catholic Priest in D.C.” A Capuchin parochial vicar from Sacred Heart Church … Continue reading

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ADW: Same Sex Marriage Legislation Passes in MD

Archdiocese of Washington statement on the passage of same-sex marriage legislation in Maryland: “The Maryland Senate altered the state’s longstanding definition of marriage as the union between one man and one woman in a vote today. Throughout the expedited hearings … Continue reading

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