I am Brother Gilbert Pretto, CSC

(a Brother of Holy Cross)

Purpose: This Website in various ways presents the truths of the Catholic faith without which life has no meaning.

 

BASIC TRUTHS

God
Man
Law
Death
Christ
Life
Pentecost
One Church
Sacrament
Creed
Heaven & Hell

THE SOUL

1. Immaterial
2. Creation
3. Creation (Cont.)
4. Soul-Body Dynamics
5. Desire
6. Destiny

HUMILITY

1. Dependence
2. God's Humility

Poverty of Spirit
3. Simplicity
4. Silence
5. Death

JUSTICE & MERCY

1. Justice Mercy
2. Mercy Devotion
3. Confession

CHRIST

Why a Man
Christ is God and Man
Christ the Priest
Christ: Faith & Hope
The Mass

MIRACLES OF CHRIST

1. Christ the Miracle
2a. Calmed the Storm
2b. Lazarus Raised
2c. Multiplication of Bread


 

MARY, GOD'S BELOVED

1. Immaculate Conception
2. Mother of God
3. Dormition/Assumption
4. Queenship of Mary
5. Mystical Rose
6. Allegory of the Rose


TRUTHS EXPLAINED

1. Creation
2a. Angels(Creation & Nature
2b. Angels (Role)
3a. Heaven's Beginning
_b,c,d,e,f Heaven's Vision
_g. Resurrection of Body
_h. Transfigured Body
_i. Subtlety of Body
_j. Agility of Body
_k. Impassability of Body
4. Suffering_a
__Suffering _b
__Suffering_c

5. Trinity is Mystery_a
__Trinity Revealed_b
__Understanding Trinity_c
__Signs of Trinity_d
__Indwelling Trinity_e

OTHER THEMES

World Trade Center 9/11
God, Music of the Soul
Anima Christi
God & Marriage
Heavenly Dimensions
Wisdom of China
Mars in God's Providence
Christ and Culture
God of Chaos
Monasticism
Echoes of Genesis
Origin & Nature of Government
Evolution & Intelligent Design
Islam & Christianity
What is Truth?
The World of Silence
God's World of Patterns
God's Healing Touch
Legacy of Age of Faith
GMO on God's Earth

Letter to President Obama
Journey from the gods to Christ
Soul in the World

Peace in the World
Human Suffering and Natural Disasters
Faces of Freedom
The Mystery of Woman

Windows Into the Soul
Man in God's Environment
The Cause of Causes (NEW)

 

MYSTERY

Mysterious Earth
Mystery of Light
Mystery of Water
Mystery of Wind
Mystery of Bread and Wine
Mystery of Oil

BIBLICAL /DOCTRINAL

Christ in Exodus
Sacrifice
Mysteries of Light
Hebrew Alphabet in Light of Christ
Kingdom of Christ
Sheol and Hell
Natural Visions of God
Our Father
Who Is Jesus Christ?
Transfigurations
The Word As...
You Are Peter
Lord of Life
The Face of God
Mystery of Limbo
Cosmic Theology

The My Body and Blood of Christ
What is man?
Meaning of Hope
God's Power, Wisdom, Love and Glory
Authority of Christ in His Church
The Invisible World
The Spirit of God
Time and Eternity
Love and Marriage

Prayer
Christ, True God and True Man
God the Father
The Priesthood
Tradition and Scripture
Grace (NEW)

Buddha or Christ (NEW)

DANTE'S PARADISO
Canto I-XIV
Canto XIV-XX
Canto_XXI-XXV
Canto XXVI-XXIX
Canto XXX-XXXIII

SAINTS

1. Kateri Tekakwitha
2. St. Augustine of Hippo
3. St. Mary's Stained Glass Saints
4. North American Martyrs
5. St. Joseph
6. St. Joan of Arc
7. Bl. Basil Moreau-Founder of Holy Cross
8. John the Baptist
9. Historic Sacred Heart Ch./Lake George
10. St. Thomas Aquinas
11. Saint André Bessette

 

 

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