Mike Panlilio

Mike Panlilio has a BA in Religion. He's worked for the Catholic Church as both Youth Minister as well as Director of Religious Education. Mike is also a Third Order Dominican. His favorite foods have the most fat and sugar.

Mike Panlilio

5 Autumnal Opportunities to Grow in Christian Virtue

My 7 summertime opportunities to grow in virtue article seemed to be a hit so here’s a follow up on that! Father John Bartunek wrote a book called Autumn Meditation so from there, this article will hit on some epic quotes. This article will discuss the unique particulars of this physical season (as opposed to Liturgical season) can enhance …

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6 Reasons the Statement “Hospital for Sinners” is Totally Correct

We sometimes hear from priests and even from Pope Francis that our Church is “not a museum of saints, but a hospital for sinners.” I’ve heard this statement before Pope Francis, but no one knows exactly the origin behind who said this in the first place. Some people say St. Augustine or St. John Chrysostom, …

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Three Important Ways to Say “Thanks” for Thanksgiving

Did you know that the first Thanksgiving was Catholic? True story. Check out the story at our brother site, Catholic Exchange. Well, since Americans are so diverse and the holidays is rooted in Catholicism, I thought it would be fun to take a look at some “thanks” words from different languages that heave heavily influenced …

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