Why Share your Witness?

“If He brings you to it, He will bring you through it” By Denise Upah   When I was first asked to give the CEO talk, all I could wonder was, “Why me? On What?” I am just a quiet person, trying to do and be the best I can. I even had a friend…

We are…Catholic Evangelization!

Catholic Evangelization really isn’t as oxymoronic as it might sound! After all we have been evangelizing since Jesus sent his disciples “to proclaim the kingdom of God.” We are simply friends talking with friends and sharing our own, personal witness of Jesus Christ. How we have come to know Him and how He continues to…

Movie about the power of prayer now in theaters

A powerful faith-based movie, “War Room,” is now showing at local theaters. A real estate agent whose relationship with God is “not too hot, not too cold” gets some advice from an elderly client about faith. See it in Cedar Rapids at the Wehrenberg Galaxie 16 Cine. Watch the trailer here:    

Life Series – Presented by the Coalition for Life of Iowa

Contrary to public perception, the Catholic Church has led to advances in reproductive health that surpasses what most doctors offer. Learn about health options that could help you! The Coalition for Life of Iowa presents the latest LIFE SERIES. This will be an evening with important information for anyone concerned with making informed choices for…

I Haven’t Got Time For The Pain

By Jason Hartwig Does anyone remember this jingle & slogan from the “Medipren” commercials in the 1980’s? If you don’t remember, its okay I had to look it up. Medipren was an ibuprofen product made by Tylenol. You can find a series of commercials on YouTube, all with the same theme and imagery. People on-the-go…

Visit CEO at Catholic Men’s Conference

Men’s Conference – Sat., Mar. 21 – Xavier High School Archbishop Michael Jackels will be the keynote speaker at the 19th Annual Men’s Conference this Saturday. Breakout sessions include: “Oh, Come Let Us Adore Him” by Fr. Jerry Kopaceky “Discerning Your Vocation” by Fr. Mark Murphy “Parishes Moving from Excuses to Amazing!!!” by Deacon Frank…

Satan vs. God

By Pete Mathison I believe all of us will agree Satan lost to GOD and always will.  So why do we allow Satan to win in our lives when we know that GOD can and will give us the strength, courage, help, support to Win over Satan if we go to HIM? The easy answer…

Parents: Lecture Opportunity with Sarah Swafford

Xavier High School will welcome national speaker, Sarah Swafford, founder of Emotional Virtue Ministries, for two presentations on March 17 & 18, 2015. Both presentations are free and open to the public — the March 17 presentation is for adults only. “Looking From the Outside In” March 17, 2015 | 6:30 p.m. | Auditorium | Xavier…

Lenten Reflection

Are we fasting for ourselves, or to be closer to Jesus this Lent? By Pete Mathison Why do we fast? Why do we give up something for the 40 days of lent? Have you ever thought to give up anger or resentment? Or to give up Lust? Do we do it for ourselves or do…

Near death experience changes CR man’s life

“…More will be demanded of the person entrusted with more…” Luke 12:48 By Gene Tang In February 1987 I traveled to the Colorado Rockies to ski and compete in amateur NASTAR races with a number of friends, having left my 12 year old son in the care of my sister.  We arrived at Copper Mountain…