Marcus Grodi offers a short video reflection on the scripture readings for this Sunday:
Jeremiah 20:7-9, Psalms 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9, Romans 12:1-2, and Matthew 16:21-27.
Are you a Christian living in continuity or discontinuity? Former Presbyterian pastor Dr. Kenneth Howell discusses the importance of and strategy for learning and living deep in the history of Christianity.
Sean was raised in a nominally Christian church hopping family. His father was Episcopalian and his mother Catholic. Sean was baptized Catholic and had his first confession but was not raised in the Church. Even so, he knew that God is real and personal, though he didn’t have much use with organized religion. He had a […]
“GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD”…THAT HE NOT ONLY REVEALED HIMSELF TO MANKIND, BUT HE GAVE MANKIND THE FREEDOM TO RESPOND. Every single human being has been created in the image of God, and, through the death and resurrection of Christ, has been redeemed. Every person has within their conscience a desire for God, or as […]
Seth grew up, in California, in a nominal New Age Jewish family that celebrated Passover, Christmas and Buddha’s birthday. As a child he had no concept of the present of God in his life. He attended a Catholic high school and had his initial encounter with Church at the elevation of the host in the Holy […]
As St. Paul wrote in verse 21: “So they are without excuse, for although they knew God they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking and their senseless minds were darkened.”
Joseph Pearce offers insight into the roots and context of the Catholic literary revival of the 19th and 20th century. He then surveys some of this period’s notable and remarkably numerous converts to the Catholic Church.
John was born and abandoned in a hospital in San Francisco. He was adopted into a loving Irish Catholic family. In the early 1970’s he was given a very confused and lacking education of the faith in the parochial schools. At the same time some older neighbor boys exposed him to hard core pornography. In […]