You're signed up. Great to have you on board!

Posts in Category

"Meaning of Suffering"

Hopsin rage wrestling with God
Apologetics

A Catholic’s Response to Rapper Hopsin’s Viral Rejection of Christianity

One of the most “thumbed-up” comments for this video reads: “18k priests disliked this video.” Given the cursing, vulgarity, and…

mad at God
Meaning of Suffering

5 Ways to be Mad at God & to Open Up to Him in Prayer

I frequently get mad at God (maybe more than I should?… I don’t know whether there’s a reasonable limit to…

persecution
God & Mystery of Evil

Are You Prepared to Face Persecution? A Thought Experiment (Especially for Catechists!)

Did you ever wish that the The Sound of Music was real? The heroes /heroines, the nuns saving lives, the…

Job
God & Mystery of Evil

6 Spiritual Lessons I Learned From the Book of Job

If you haven’t read this Old Testament book, you’ve missed out on a major part of the Jewish spiritual understanding…

Meaning of Suffering

What Do the Lamp, the Oil, and Sleepiness Symbolize in the Parable of the 10 Virgins?

For those who have had the experience of keeping watch over a sick person through the night, especially if it…

matt maher echoes catholic musician catholic artist
Evangelization

Matt Maher’s Newest Release “Echoes” Will Bring Hope

Catholic music fans should be prepared to love the sounds on Matt Maher’s newest album, “Echoes,” as well as the…

Faith & Life

4 Things God Might Be Up To When You Are Suffering And Cannot Feel His Presence

I don’t have an answer to “if there is a God, why is there suffering?”. It is a question I…

Faith & Life

7 Powerful Stories of Hope Amidst the Suffering of Hurricane Harvey

The world has watched in horror this last week as Hurricane Harvey unleashed its destruction on Texas, Houston in particular….

Henri Nouwen

Jesus Entered Jerusalem like a Clown in a Parade to Teach us a Lesson about Easy Victories

I am less likely to deny my suffering when I learn how God uses it to mold me and draw…

Henri Nouwen

Healing Means Taking Our Pain Out of its Diabolic Isolation (Quote)

I realized that healing begins with our taking our pain out of its diabolic isolation and seeing that whatever we…

St. Francis de Sales

Do You Look Forward To Trials And Crosses With Fear? | St. Francis de Sales

Do not look forward to the trials and crosses of this life and fear. Rather, look to them with full…

St. John Chyrsostom

During Mass “Are you not lifted up to heaven?”

When you see the Lord immolated and lying upon the altar, and the priest bent over that sacrifice praying, and…

St. John Chyrsostom

Why The Husband And Wife Should Be Similar To The Hand And The Eye According To St. John Chrysostom

The husband and wife should be similar to the hand and the eye. When the hand hurts, the eyes should…

St. Ambrose of Milan

He Alone Can Take All Sorrow Away From My Heart | Quote by St. Ambrose

I have found a Physician who dwells in heaven, but who distributes his medicine on earth. He alone can cure…

G.K. Chesterton

When you choose anything, you reject everything else.

Every act of will is an act of self-limitation. To desire action is to desire limitation. In that sense every…

Conrad Baars

Unaffirmed People are Like Prisoners Waiting For Someone to Free Them

Unaffirmed individuals, on the contrary, can be said to have been born only once; their second or psychological birth never…