It has been going on ever since the Protestant Reformation in 1517, five hundred years ago. The bible verses in question are when Paul says that we also believe in Christ Jesus, that we may be justified by the faith of Christ and not by the works of the law (Gal 2:16), and when James […]
Author Archive: Edward Monti
Ed is a devout Roman Catholic who loves people, animals, nature, cooking and of course all things Catholic. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York of first generation Italian American parents. He is married to a wonderful faith filled woman and they share their lives with a wonderful Great Pyrenees named after the Arch Angel Raphael. Ed works on Wall Street and assists at daily Mass during his lunch hour. He enjoys spending time with the Lord in Eucharistic Adoration and is an Extraordinary Minister of the Blessed Sacrament in his home parish.
“The name is strange. It startles one at first. It is so bold, so new, so fearless. It does not attract, rather the reverse. But when one reads the poem this strangeness disappears. The meaning is understood. As the hound follows the hare, never ceasing in its running, ever drawing nearer in the chase, with […]
My first grade teacher was Sister Theresa; the year was 1971; the place, Marine Park, Brooklyn, NY. Sister Theresa was a sweet, blonde, chubby cheeked Irish nun who wore a crisp white habit including the head veil. She had a knack for calling us to attention with a Spanish word or phrase (even though there […]
August 5, 2015 was just another ordinary day or so I thought. Traffic was light and I got home early. As I crossed the street on my way home from the bus stop, a black car, traveling on the wrong side of the street, struck me. Pain seared through my body and disbelief in my […]