Fr. Jerry Pokorsky: Expect a Miracle!

Pope Held Hush-Hush Talks With Pfizer Chief, by Jules Gomes
January 18, 2022
Nearly 200 Members of Congress Vow to Uphold Hyde Amendment, Protect Preborn in Spending Bills, by Nick Marmalejo
January 18, 2022

Swamp scene at sunset, near Donaldsonville, Louisiana

By Fr. Jerry Pokorsky, Catholic Culture, Jan 17, 2022

Fr. Jerry Pokorsky is a priest of the Diocese of Arlington who has also served as a financial administrator in the Diocese of Lincoln. Trained in business and accounting, he also holds a Master of Divinity and a Master’s in moral theology. …

“Expect a miracle!” Those words on the lips of TV evangelists are particularly effective in fundraising. We use social media platforms pleading for prayers and miracle cures. (Beware of high-tech gossip.) Miracles validated by science and the Church testify to the sanctity of saints. But is it reasonable to expect everyday miracles from God?

Creation is the foundation of all miracles. God created the universe out of nothing. His handiwork surrounds us, from the rising sun to majestic mountains, plains of grain, and shining seas. Occasionally, His miracles impress us. Someone accustomed to the flatlands of the Midwest is initially awe-struck by those mountains. But the awe usually gives way to routine, and we quickly lose our sense of wonder. The Psalms rekindle our amazement: …

Continue reading >>>>