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Marriage Matters | Liturgy Live 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week’s readings might cause people to get upset. Marriage is a touchy subject in the life of the Church right…

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Controversial Subjects

Of Vice and Medicine: A Catholic Perspective On Marijuana Legalization In The United States

In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of the Archdiocese of Denver published a letter…

Why Did God Give Us The Power Of Free Will?
Catholic Faith

Why Did God Give Us The Power Of Free Will?

One of the greatest gifts that God has blessed us with is the gift of freedom. Freedom allows us to…

Catholic Church Scandal Prevent
Apologetics

To Prevent Future Scandal in the Catholic Church, Catholics Must Promote Church Teachings

With recent news exposing the Catholic Church’s cover-up of the sexual abuse of over 1,000 minors in Pennsylvania and mishandling…

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Apologetics

Applying Catholic Social Teaching (Part 2)

If you missed Part 1 of this series, find it here!   Gray Areas? The center of Catholic Social Teaching…

I Love The Catholic Church, I Hate Sexual Abuse: A Seminarian’s Response To Scandal
Catholic Faith

I Love The Catholic Church, I Hate Sexual Abuse: A Seminarian’s Response To Scandal

Anyone who has heard the recent news coming out of the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania is rightfully outraged. It wasn’t…

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Gospels

Mercy and Judgment: A Biblical Conflict

Deep within the Christian debate over sin lies a conflict between two recurring themes in the Bible: judgment and mercy….

pro choice or pro life
Abortion

Pro-Choice or Anti-Difference: Why Is Offering Another Choice Seen as an Act of War?

The leafy street in the regional Australian town of Albury, housing the local abortion clinic, is a picturesque one. And,…

His Heart Beats For Us In A Small Tabernacle And Floods Us With…

In the heart of Jesus, which was pierced, the kingdom of heaven and the land of earth are bound together….

Jacques Philippe

What If God Asks Me To Do The Impossible? Fr. Jacques Philippe Responds

As we have seen, there is sometimes a big difference between what God is actually asking of us, and what…

Simone Weil

Imaginary Evil is Romantic and Varied, Imaginary Good is Boring

Imaginary evil is romantic and varied; real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is…

Only wonder can comprehend God’s incomprehensible power.

Only wonder can comprehend his incomprehensible power.

Why Do We Struggle to See God? How Can We Open Our Eyes?

Seeds in a pomegranate cannot see objects outside its rind, because they are inside. Similarly human beings who are enclosed…

Pope Francis

Poverty Is Above All A Call To Follow Jesus

Let us never forget that, for Christ’s disciples, poverty is above all a call to follow Jesus in his own poverty. …

Pope Benedict XVI

Yes to the Dignity and Beauty of Marriage, No to “Gender” Philosophies

The Church reaffirms her great “yes” to the dignity and beauty of marriage as an expression of the faithful and…

Fulton Sheen

“Christ said, not a single iota of the truth He gave was to be changed”

“Christ said, not a single iota of the truth He gave was to be changed, then by what right do…