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…

Normally I wake up every morning in a great mood, always filled with enthusiasm to do what I can to fulfill my daily mission as a Catholic priest.  However, this morning, I awoke with a horrible feeling.  I kept pushing myself all morning.  Yes, I got my work done, but I could not shake this…

“Ladies and gentlemen, I am going to play a few songs for you.  I hope that you like my music.” These were the words the poor Mexican guitar player spoke as he suddenly jumped aboard an old bus as it travelled up the Mexican Pacific Coast.  The poor Mexican guitar player stood in the middle…

I thoroughly enjoyed Steven Spielberg’s version of “War of the Worlds.”  The special effects that Spielberg uses to show the aliens coming out of the ground are really cool. Heresies (yes, I did use that word) are like the aliens that come out of the ground. Harlan Ogilvy in Spielberg’s movie says it well when…

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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