Truckers’ Strike in Brazil Derails Mission Trip

The ten day, nationwide truckers\' strike in Brazil that brought South America\'s economy to a screeching halt this month ended, but the impact is still being felt here the United States.

Cousin Wesley Brings a Chuckle

My cousin Wesley Harris is doing his part. He started exchanging puns with his nephew, Paul Donaldson. Others contributed and now Wesley has collected a ton of puns, quips and jokes. Wesley posts a daily funny on his Facebook page, bringing smiles, chuckles and sometimes groans.

New Bible Published to Help Catholics in Scriptural Knowledge

A new Bible was designed by Bible scholars to help Catholics “make sense” of the Scripture and change the perception that studying the Scripture is a practice of Protestants. The...

A Papal Allegation with Hellish Implications

Last week, several news sources, including The Guardian, reported a shocking comment allegedly made by Pope Francis. The Vatican quickly shifted into full-blown crisis management and scrambled to contain the fallout and take counteractive measures (see article in the National Catholic Reporter).

Stay at 17 Inches

Several hands went up when Scolinos asked how many Little League coaches were in the room. “Do you know how wide home plate is in Little League?” After a pause, someone offered, “17 inches,” more question than answer.

Easter Changes Everything!

I get excited about preaching. I love to preach every Sunday, but I especially love the Christmas season messages. And I love to preach about the cross and the...

Father’s Day Brings Back Memories of My Dad

Former Minnesota Twin Harmon Killebrew died May 17, 2011. The Hall of Fame slugger, 11th on baseball’s all-time home run list with 573, once shared, “My father used to...

Do You Overlook the Faults of Others?

One of the easiest things to find for many people is fault.  There are a lot of fault-finders in the world.  There’s always a critic.  In fact, some people think criticism is more blessed to give than to receive.

What is Your Concept of Heaven?

People use the word “heaven” to describe the place where our spirit goes when we die. We say things like, “our loved one is in a better place”, or...

From Cancer Diagnosis to Earring Empire


Sometimes, the worst news becomes the pathway for the best plan. The unexpected detour becomes the road we should travel. Sometimes, we make it up as we go along...
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