Notre Dame a Cathedral from a Bygone Era

Eight hundred fifty-six years ago in a time far removed from anything we could ever imagine today, the creation of the magnificent cathedral of Notre Dame began to be built during the reign of King Louis VII. The structure, as was common for buildings of that size, was not completed for 182 years, in 1346….

Living Life in a Forgotten Reality

I always said I wish I lived in the early 20th century. Life seemed so much simpler back then. Okay, yes in reality there were two huge wars and a great depression, but still life was simple. We did not have all the great amenities that people depend on so much nowadays. Yes I enjoy…

Spiritual Warfare- An Undeniable Reality

As a soldier in Afghanistan, it is in the norm to be attacked and wounded without seeing your enemy. When the enemy attacks, he attacks swift and at the smartest possible location. In some occasions he will hurt you, or a fellow soldier you are with. However, there are times where you will injure him, and destroy…

Same-sex Marriage- An Unnatural Reality

Due to the recent legislative act that took place In New York in regards to legal marriage between the same sex, I felt inspired to write about how I felt. I could get all papal and write an encyclical about this grave action, or I could just speak from the heart. I firmly believe it…