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Month: October 2016

“When a Latino Man is Part of an Abortion, He Violates Something Deep Within His Male Identity”

“When a Latino Man is Part of an Abortion, He Violates Something Deep Within His Male Identity”

  David Rosa is a successful Insurance Agent and past candidate for Congress in the 20th Congressional District of Texas. David is the proud father of 3 children and husband of his beloved wife Alice who recently passed away. David’s parents were both born in the U.S. His mother’s family came from Mexico and his paternal grandparents were from Puerto Rico and Sicily. David graduated top of his high school class and was nominated by his Senator to attend the Air Force…

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At the Service of the Master – Reflections of a Rachel’s Vineyard Counselor

At the Service of the Master – Reflections of a Rachel’s Vineyard Counselor

  Kevin Burke, LSW I just completed another Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat Weekend where I had the privilege to serve as the team counselor with Site Leader Evelyn Walsh and her amazing team and volunteers at the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa. The Rachel’s Vineyard Weekend is very different from a secular therapeutic support group or any other counseling process. The therapist in this scenario is not the guiding master nor is the priest or ministry leader – as essential…

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Making Peace with the Devil and Getting Burned – The Church in Nazi Germany and the USA Elections of 2016

Making Peace with the Devil and Getting Burned – The Church in Nazi Germany and the USA Elections of 2016

  Let’s take a step back from the increasingly vulgar circus that is our national political process in 2016. Sordid revelations will continue to flow like fetid sewage as various political contests draw closer to Election Day. The sideshow theatrics are a powerful distraction and tempt us to lose focus. Once way to gain some perspective is to travel back in history and visit a country facing their own turbulent election period that would have seismic repercussions for that nation,…

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Fr Stephen Imbarrato Preaches on Abortion…and It Gets Really Personal

Fr Stephen Imbarrato Preaches on Abortion…and It Gets Really Personal

  Fr Stephen Imbarrato preaches on  the emotional and spiritual wounds of mothers and fathers that participate in the death of their unborn children and the need for reconciliation and healing.  Fr Stephen shares his own experience, years before studying for the priesthood, when he and his girlfriend faced an unplanned pregnancy.