Dealing With a Walk-Away World

A colleague told me of an intriguing incident at a conference of accountants that were studying recent changes in tax regulations. One speaker gave a talk on recruiting new staff and how to deal with turnover. An attendee then asked … Continue reading

Can Someone in Mortal Sin Receive Communion?

The question seems absurd as any child preparing for First Communion knows the answer: “No! To receive Holy Communion one must be in the state of grace.” The Sin of Adulterous Concubinage The same 7-year old knows that a serious … Continue reading

Who Trusts in God Shall Not Be Confounded

After dealing with the importance of conforming to God’s will, Saint Francis de Sales, in his work Consoling Thoughts writes of the excellence of the virtue of confidence.   *          *          *   Let the heavens combine against me, let the earth … Continue reading