Mary’s Redemption

by Gus Supan

God my Saviour Mary trusted in God for salvation, just as she happily confessed in the Magnificat, “My spirit rejoices in God my Saviour” (Luke 1:48). When our first father Adam sinned, the entire human race fell with him into sin. Together with David, we can all confess, “Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, […]

Feelings Fest

by Gus Supan

FeelIngs-Fest “Boiled down, the trans-fiasco is one giant feelings-fest. Feelings are the new Baal. We don’t find our way out of it by teaching our young children that the way to love a man who thinks he’s a woman is by ignoring reality in favor of accepting feelings as fact.” (Anonymous) Sensations and feelings are […]

Tiny Stories

by Gus Supan

1} Once all villagers decided to pray for rain, on the day of prayer all the people gathered, but only one boy came with an umbrella.** That’s FAITH** ** {2} When you throw a baby in the air, she laughs > because she knows you will catch her.** That’s TRUST** ** {3} Every night we […]

Faith

by Gus Supan

Once all villagers decided to pray for rain, on the day of prayer all the people gathered, but only one boy came with an umbrella.** That’s FAITH**H

Augies Asks #47

by Gus Supan

AUGIE ASKS # 47 If someone purposes in his heart to love Jesus with all his heart soul and mind and his neighbor as himself and has much of his theology wrong especially the theology of Jesus, believing in an insufficient Jesus as some religions do, needing good works in addition to the atonement to […]

by Gus Supan

Great Sinner and Greatest Savior As I contemplate Good Friday 2016, the year I may reach my eightieth birthday, watching movies about the passion and death of our Lord Jesus Christ, as I see the enormous brutality heaped upon Him, I can’t help but reflect on the magnitude of sin in my life. The memory […]

Irish Catholic Humor

by Gus Supan

A drunk staggers into a Catholic Church, enters a confessional booth, sits down, but says nothing. The Priest coughs a few times to get his attention but the drunk continues to sit there. Finally, the Priest pounds three times on the wall. The drunk mumbles, “Ain’t no use knockin, there’s no paper on this side […]

What’s wrong with This picture

by Gus Supan

What’s wrong with this picture? Only 30% of Americans who were raised Catholic are still practicing. Fully 10% of all adults in America are ex-Catholics. The number of marriages celebrated in the Catholic church decreased dramatically by nearly 60%, between 1972 and 2010. Only 60% of Catholics believe in a personal God. Sherry Weddel “Forming […]

Augies Asks Catholics #34: Evangelism

by Gus Supan

AUGIES ASKS #34: When Catholics use the term “Evangelism” what do they mean? To me it means to tell the good news of Jesus Christ and call the unsaved to acknowledge Him as Lord and Savior. I never heard Catholics call folks to repent and come to Christ but I have often heard them call […]

Prayer Power

by Gus Supan

SOMEONE SAID # 233 If you pray without expectancy then you are really praying without faith. And prayer without faith is not really prayer at all—it’s just empty religion. (Speegle)