The beauties of the Catholic faith experience are like the “threshold of the house of God”. Why exactly is that threshold preferable to the ugly “dwellings of the wicked?”
Don’t underestimate the great power of a disciplined prayer life. It changes a life WITH prayer into a life OF prayer; building a fortress–like a House of Prayer–around your daily life. How should Catholics build a House of Prayer of their own?
We resist anxiety, fear, and worry by practicing holy patience, just like the Blessed Mother did
When your political affiliation or political ideology means more to you than God and His will, then politics is your golden calf.
The state of the world and the times we’re living in are robbing us of energy, of life, and of God. But you don’t have to let that happen.
The knowledge that God provides perfectly and generously for us should bring us great peace when we are tempted to follow the world’s course of dwelling on the things we don’t have.
The statement “I don’t like abortion but I’ll defend someone’s right to choose it” is fundamentally flawed. That’s not my opinion, it is an objective fact
It seems to have become stylish for Catholics to complain about the mass. But that behavior is always out of style if we intend to become saints.
Becoming saints is our calling, but it is not easy. Sometimes God sends us chastisements to speed us along. But they only work if we embrace them.
The answer is both! But so many of us are fixed only on one or the other. Therein is the problem of the modern Catholic Church, and so many modern Catholics.
Growing in holiness and ridding ourselves of our vices is hard work. But as Catholics, our souls are in good care