At the beginning of the Easter Vigil twice we heard this strange outburst:
“O happy fault,
O necessary sin of Adam
which gained for us
so great a Redeemer!”
The joy of these words is surprising, since we’re accustomed to think of Adam and Eve’s sin as a great tragedy.
Lisa was raised Southern Baptist, even though her father was a Lutheran. In her college days she became a lukewarm Christian, more and more explaining away her sins. This way of life culminated in a failed marriage and an abortion. Her father’s conversions to the Catholic faith, after a pilgrimage to Europe, began her journey […]
Marcus and Rick answer questions from the Journey Home audience. Rick is a life-long Catholic, educational researcher and psychologist. He and Marcus discuss problems of modernist thinking and the humanist movement. They also discuss various schools of psychology.
Gerry was baptized Greek Orthodox as a child. He mother was Orthodox and his father Catholic but he did not grow up attending church. Yolanda was reared Catholic but left the Church and became active in the Assembly of God, where she met Gerry, who had returned to the Lord in that congregation. They were […]
Marcus and Paul answer open-line questions. As a young man Paul felt a call to minister to Christ’s people. He thoroughly enjoyed being a pastor for 18 years. As he read the Bible he discovered more and more passaged that could only be understood in a Catholic context. The Catholic Church’s stand on life, marriage […]