The Next Right Step

We Walk by Faith, Not by Sight

We Walk by Faith, Not by Sight

  Please remember the announcement posted today: Charlie will be in Lake Charles, Louisiana Sunday for an informal visit. There will be a home gathering at 5009 E. St. Charles Ave, Lake Charles at 2 p.m. on Sunday that is open to any who would like to attend. For information or to reserve a spot, contact […]

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Lake Charles, Louisiana Visit

Lake Charles, Louisiana Visit

Charlie will be in Lake Charles, Louisiana Sunday for an informal visit. There will be a home gathering at 5009 E. St. Charles Ave, Lake Charles at 2 p.m. on Sunday that is open to any who would like to attend. For information or to reserve a spot, contact Mary at lovedbyhim1026@gmail.com.

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False Gods

False Gods

By Charlie Johnston “There is no such thing as not worshipping. Everybody worships. The only choice we get is what to worship.” – David Foster Wallace   Some people on the right are completely dissatisfied with Congress. Others are completely dissatisfied with Donald Trump. Others are dissatisfied with various branches of the federal government. People […]

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Sorrowful Mother, Be Ever Near to Us

Sorrowful Mother, Be Ever Near to Us

(Thank you to our own Patrick who sent the following material. It is fitting to share this devotion as we honor Our Lord of Sorrows on her feast tomorrow, September 15th. May she ever be close to us as this Storm intensifies. May she teach us how to endure our sufferings, but even more, teach […]

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Podcast Saturday – Report From Houston

Podcast Saturday – Report From Houston

This week’s Podcast will be delayed until Saturday evening. Joining Charlie and Chaz will be Ed Haren of South Houston, who coordinated a visit by Charlie last year, to discuss how the city is digging out and how people worked together to help each other through the tribulation of it. Charlie will discuss how the […]

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The Storm’s Raging; Come, Rest in Our Shelter

The Storm’s Raging; Come, Rest in Our Shelter

We’re here. As Hurricane Irma makes her way through the seas, on the heels of Harvey, and as the western and northwestern states are ablaze, we’re here for one another, human shelter, extending encouragement and solace, sharing burdens and offering prayers; we’re here, creating calm and remembering words of wisdom; we’re here, as Christ’s Light […]

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We Are Not Alone

We Are Not Alone

By Charlie Johnston I intended to watch the entire eclipse at the foot of Mt. Meeker in front of St. Malo’s, as August 21 was the fifth anniversary of the conclusion of my pilgrimage – and the day I came out of the mountain Novena I had finished it with. Having gotten an early start, […]

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Novena for our Nation

Novena for our Nation

The Holy League is promoting a 54 day Novena for our Nation, from August 15th to October 7th. You can sign up and join at any time during its duration which begins soon… on Tuesday, the Feast of the Assumption, and it ends on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. On that day, […]

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The First Q&A Podcast

The First Q&A Podcast

  Here is the first podcast that answers your questions. I hope you enjoy it. If you have problems listening to it on your internet browser, I would recommend downloading it from soundcloud.com. Also, please check your podcast apps as several of the requests to air the podcast have been approved. I have confirmed that […]

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The Next Right Podcast Episode One

The Next Right Podcast Episode One

Good day everyone, The first podcast is uploaded and can be found here This episode was an introductory episode for those who aren’t coming from this site. We’ll get the first series of questions up soon as well. Give us your feedback! Thanks everyone! *** If you are having trouble with the audio, click on […]

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Life’s Raging Storms

Life’s Raging Storms

Constance Hull, over at Catholic Exchange, has written a piece upon which to reflect and you can read the full article here. Thanks to our reader, Rosalie, for bringing it to our attention. Before I share some excerpts, I have an announcement: The first podcast is still in the making. As SteveBC noted in the comments, yesterday, […]

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

*UPDATE* Hello everyone, this is Charlie Jr. (Chaz). I apologize for not getting the podcast out today. I had some unexpected schedule conflicts which threw my dad and I out of sync. We look to have The first episode up by Sunday. We’re both helping with conferences/ retreats this weekend. Again, sorry for the misstep. […]

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What DOES It Mean to Trust God?

What DOES It Mean to Trust God?

Monsignor Charles Pope has released another gem for consideration. It is I who have sought permission to reprint his articles and he allows this without supporting the prophetic elements at this site. Msgr. Pope’s blog is here should you wish to read his many articles, packed with instruction and wisdom. In this piece, he draws our […]

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Now Is the Time

Now Is the Time

Many in this community have worked and prayed, long and hard, for an end to abortion. Now, we have new, prime opportunities to ACT as well as PRAY at a momentous juncture in the ongoing campaign to build a Culture of Life. Now is the time. The Susan B. Anthony List sent an update after […]

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Save Us O Lord; Carry Us Back; Rouse Your Power and Come

Save Us O Lord; Carry Us Back; Rouse Your Power and Come

Surveying the condition of the world and its people, near and far, one can only imagine what the shape of things would be without Our Mother’s children, both young and old, offering her millions of penances and prayers, throughout the day, with an equal plentitude of loving next right steps to present to our Father […]

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He Who Follows Me Will Not Walk in Darkness

He Who Follows Me Will Not Walk in Darkness

The initial post about Fr. Robert Spitzer’s newest book, The Light Shines on in the Darkness, simply introduced it with endorsements from well-known contemporary spiritual writers. Let’s take a closer look at but a few of Father’s theological underpinnings which led him to write this compendium on suffering. In the book’s introduction, Father gets right […]

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