This text comes from the Gospel of John, 6:53, a text I never preached on as a Presbyterian minister. In fact, I pretty much avoided John 6 during my fifteen-plus years in Protestant ministry because I was uncomfortable with this very question: symbolic or literal.
Each one of us is on pilgrimage — a journey of faith that leads us closer to the God we love day by day. Some of us received the faith
Eternity with God is the goal of the Christian life. But what does it mean to be with God for eternity? How does the Eternity of Heaven, God Himself, come from there and then to the here and now?
Conversion to Catholicism often involves tough choices and a transformation in a person’s thinking. This is nowhere more evident than in one’s thinking about the Church. Even many lifelong Catholics
There is no war on women in the Catholic Church. One of the things I love about the Catholic Church is that she is a loving mother, always nurturing her children.
Try explaining to our Fundamentalist brethren about almost any tenet of the Catholic Faith and you’re likely to hear in response, “Chapter and verse, please.” In other words, of course, they
Cynthia Trainque takes a look at the Church two great sacraments of ministry: Holy Orders and Holy Matrimony, both of which give powerful testimony to our loving God who gives such gifts.