Keeping our Sights Set on Heaven

Sunday, June 3, 2018

  Keeping our Sights Set on Heaven By Fr. Joseph Sergott, O.P. What is the ultimate goal of our life on earth? What about when our life is over? Have we thought enough about the next life? And, how do our hopes for the next life influence our life on earth? St. Paul says, “Our citizenship is in […]

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Of Dung, Broken Sprigs & Glory

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Of Dung, Broken Sprigs & Glory By Fr. Joseph Sergott, O.P. Human suffering may be the greatest obstacle between ourselves and God because we do not understand it. Lacking knowledge, wisdom or faith, we often make uneducated guesses, or to put it more bluntly, ignorant judgments regarding the motives and ways of the Lord. People […]

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The Miracle of Lourdes

Friday, January 12, 2018

by Fr. Joseph Sergott, O.P. It was the summer of 1988. The Marian Year was drawing to a close. I was just a few weeks shy of entering the novitiate of the Western Dominican Province. So, I planned a Marian pilgrimage with my brother Larry (who also became a priest), which covered Fatima, Lourdes, Rome and Medjugorje in three short weeks. […]

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Why I look to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

As a boy, who was born and raised Catholic, I was cognizant of the important role of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Church. Truth be told though, it was only later in life that I realized the importance of her to me when I was in serious need. That was when I learned of […]

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The Ten Commandments: Introduction Covenant and Commandment

Friday, November 1, 2013

The Rosary Light & Life – Vol 66, No 6, Nov-Dec 2013 The Ten Commandments: Introduction Covenant and Commandment By Father Reginald Martin, O.P.   The Great Commandment        In St. Matthew’s gospel account we read that a Pharisee, to test Jesus, asks him, “Teacher, which is the great commandment of the law?” Jesus replies: “You shall […]

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Men and Angels FREE WILL: A GIFT & ITS CONSEQUENCES, I

Monday, July 1, 2013

The Rosary Light & Life – Vol 66, No 4, July-Aug. 2013 Men and Angels FREE WILL: A GIFT & ITS CONSEQUENCES, I By Father Reginald Martin, O.P. TRUE HAPPINESS        Our faith presents us with a number of moral standards, some to imitate and some to shun. The angels are splendid representations of these […]

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The Gifts of the Spirit: VII Wisdom

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The Rosary Light & Life – Vol 66, No 3, May-June 2012 The Gifts of the Spirit: VII Wisdom By Father Reginald Martin, O.P.   A Word about Words        One of the difficulties we encounter when we begin to take theology seriously is the technical vocabulary of our subject. Every science has its own […]

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