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Value of Time


Value of Time “Son, observe the time.” cf Sirach 4:20 “Son,” says the Holy Ghost, “be careful to preserve time, which is the greatest and the most precious gift which God can bestow upon you in this life.” The very pagans knew the value of time. Seneca said that no price is an equivalent for it. “Nullum temporis pretium.” But the saints have understood... Read More

Reincarnation and Human Dignity (Part II of III)

January 6, 2014 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, New Age, Reincarnation


…a reader asks: Dear Father John, I know that the Church rejects the doctrine of reincarnation, but sometimes I think that reincarnation seems to be a much more merciful approach than just having one chance to live well and go to heaven or to live badly and go to hell. I mean, so many human beings have had to live in such miserable conditions throughout the thousands and thousands of years of... Read More

The second most important thing…

October 23, 2009 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Prayer

Camaldoles Monks in prayer Alessandro_Magnasco_001 for Featured from Wikimedia

The Second Most Important Thing… Let’s face it; life is fast-paced. We never have enough time to do everything we want to. We rush around from commitment to commitment and still can’t squeeze everything in – especially something like prayer, which is not only difficult and demanding, but its results are most often intangible. So, if you’ve decided to run the adventure of your life... Read More

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