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The Lenten Journey

For those who do not know, Lent is a journey. It is observed by Catholic and most other Christian denominations. The journey begins on Ash Wednesday, and lasts forty days. During that time Christians practice prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Prayer represents how we relate to God, fasting represents how we relate to … Continue reading

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All Is Calm, All Is Bright

One year ago Christmas was as it always was. The hustle and bustle of gift shopping, tree and house decorations, cards coming and going, the anticipation of children as they looked forward to the Christmas break from school. Packed Churches … Continue reading

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Those Who Stand Between Freedom’s Life or Death.

In the Preservation of Freedom, They have stayed “vigilant”. Have we? “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” ― G.K. Chesterton May the valor of … Continue reading

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Where Advent Leads; Renewed

Where Advent Leads Posted on December 15, 2015by Alan A. Malizia: Contagious Optimism! Co-Author Let’s go back and think of all the repercussions of the sin of Adam. There isn’t an Arab; there isn’t an American;  there isn’t a European; there isn’t an Asiatic … Continue reading

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A Father’s Day Tribute

“But the Common Man does not in the least want to found a sect. He is much more likely, for instance, to want to found a family.” – G.K. Chesterton Anthony Malizia, was born on September 14, 1911 in Settefrati, … Continue reading

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Honoring Mom In A Song

I had difficulty coming up with the words that would best do justice to this Mother’s Day post. I searched my mind but found none worthy. Yet the words not found in thought were found in the heart. After a … Continue reading

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The Strife Is Over!

                                                          HE IS RISEN!   The strife is o’er, the battle done, … Continue reading

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Good Friday

   “When he had received the drink, Jesus said, ‘It is finished.’ With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.” (John 19:30)   “I went down into the countries, underneath the earth, to the peoples of the … Continue reading

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Of Light And Shadows

  When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” – John 8:12 When we face the sun the … Continue reading

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The Patchwork

                                                                                … Continue reading

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