Today is Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s 91st Birthday! This man was elected Supreme Pontiff when I was in college and really returning to the Faith. Since then he continues to inspire me by his life and his very solid and clear writings on the Faith. Now he gives a good example of the importance of prayer.
“May your people exult for ever, O God, in renewed youthfulness of spirit.” That is how we prayed this morning at the beginning of Mass: yes, God wants to renew our tired spirits! He wants to fill us with youthfulness. (more…)
Today we reflect on the glorious resurrection of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. Christ has risen! (more…)
There has been a lot of discussion in the media today.
What does the Church teach?
Yes, there is a hell. Otherwise, the death of Jesus Christ on the cross would have been pointless. Living a moral life would be pointless. Here are some answers taken from the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
The photo is of our Lord’s tomb in Jerusalem. Today I preached at the Good Friday Celebration of our Lord’s Passion: (more…)
Here are some beautiful renditions of the Passion Narrative, According to St John:
Behold, the Wood of the Cross, on which hung the savior of the world! This is what the deacon chants as he brings and unveils the cross into the church
The elephant in the room for many is the use of contraception in Marriage. Why does the Catholic Church say “No way” for the use of contraception in marriage? Dr. Janet Smith has given a great talk explaining the evils of contraception and how marriage is much better without it.
To listen to her talk for free online and to see a transcript of her talk, go to http://www.janetsmith.excerptsofinri.com/
To order a cd of this talk, go to https://www.lighthousecatholicmedia.org/store/title/contraception-cracking-the-myths
What does the Church officially teach? (more…)