This week the Centers for Disease Control revealed some alarming statistics regarding the problem of depression here in the United States.  The use of antidepressant drugs has soared nearly 400% since 1988. Antidepressant medication is the most commonly used form of medication for people between the ages of 18 – 44.  One in twenty-five teens…

St. Augustine was once confronted by a pagan leader who showed him his idol and said, “Here is my god; where is yours?” Augustine replied, “I cannot show you my God; not because there is no God to show but because you have no eyes to see him.” The mystery of the Blessed Trinity is…

There is something in the Gospel of Saint John that I never understood.  Why did Mary Magdalen think that the Risen Jesus was the gardener?  Gardener?  What’s the deal?  “Supposing him to be the gardener…” (John 20: 15). Think of a place on earth that is very, very hot.  Think of a time when there…

“ I don’t need organized religion to be a good person,” is the usual response that I get when I knock at random on the doors of the homes around my parish. When I agree that they do not need organized religion to be a good person, people are taken aback.   Catholics are not called…

Father James Farfaglia
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Father James Farfaglia

Father James Farfaglia is the founding pastor of Saint Helena of the True Cross of Jesus Catholic Church. He is presently the new pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Both parishes are located in Corpus Christi, Texas. You can learn more about Father James, read his homilies and purchase his books by visiting him on the web at www.fatherjames.org.

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