Growing in holiness is hard work. Growing in virtue, and ridding ourselves of our vices is hard work. We do battle with temptations from the world, from the flesh, and from the devil. The book of Job tells us that “Life upon earth is warfare” (Job 7:1), and I think that characterizes how I feel
Author: The Catholic Adventurer
Fake news? Says who? Extremist speech? According to who? The latest craze in secular rhetoric is to disqualify truth by labeling it as fraudulent, dishonest, cruel, or unjust. The secular super powers who control the information are becoming the arbiters of what information is worthy of being seen, read or heard. Today, it’s political speech.
Here we go again! The sex abuse crisis in the Church is, once again, all over the news, and various priests and bishops are, once again, offering commentary and expressing sadness, shock, shame, while calling for changes and remedies within the Church. It’s like 2002 all over again. But the real problem will continue to
Who do people say that the Church is? A Church of scandal, or the true mystical Body of Christ?
As reported by CNA today, The Church is revising what the Catechism says about the Catholic Church’s teaching on the death penalty. Whereas the current version of paragraph 2267 of the Catechism states “Assuming that the guilty party’s identity and responsibility have been fully determined, the traditional teaching of the Church does not exclude recourse
Joy and thanksgiving seem like corny, melodramatic words. But they have a deep and rich importance in our human experience, and it’s important to grow in our understanding of them, and to express them in our life. Thanksgiving All good things are of God. Every good thing. Every thing that is good in our lives