I Survived the Exodus 90 Challenge

(Image source: https://exodus90.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/logo-exodus-orange.png)  With the conclusion of the Easter Vigil just gone, I completed a program by the name of Exodus 90 (www.exodus90.com). Exodus 90 is a program for men focused on prayer, asceticism and fraternity. During the program, people read through the book of Exodus and commit to a number of other disciplines, with a view …

Catholics don’t read the Bible

(Image source: https://stmargaretmary.org/holy-week-schedule )  Happy Easter, I hope you are enjoying the festive season, which is a very special time for Christians to remember the death and resurrection of Jesus. As a Protestant I used to believe that Catholics don’t believe the Bible.  Otherwise, how could they believe all that stuff the believe about Mary? This …

My Testimony

(Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mornington_Roman_Catholic_Church.JPG) I was asked to share my story at all four Masses at Saint Macartan’s in Mornington last Sunday.Being asked to keep to a maximum of five minutes, there is always so much that has to be left out, but that I would like to have shared.  Nevertheless, here is a copy of the …

A Short Road to Perfection

“You, therefore, must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Matthew 5:48 RSV In the month or so since returning from my overseas travel I have started Spiritual Direction. There are great benefits to this, so I would encourage anyone considering it to speak to their Priest to determine if they should explore it. In …

The 30-day challenge

“Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ.” Saint Jerome If I told you that within 30 days, you could be more knowledgeable about history, languages, and three of the world’s major religions, would you be interested? I call this the 30-day challenge.   What is the challenge? The challenge is to read the books from the …