Category: Faith

Sunday Sermon for September 15, 2019, the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Sunday Sermon for September 15, 2019, the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Readings: Ex 32:7-11, 13-14; 1 Tim 1:12-17; Lk 15:1-32 In the Gospel reading we are told that tax collectors and sinners were drawing near to listen to Jesus.  This did not sit well with...

2019 CPO Ultimate Lenten Youth Retreat Talks

2019 CPO Ultimate Lenten Youth Retreat Talks

If you missed the 2019 Catholic Parents OnLine Ultimate Lenten Youth Retreat, or if you attended and would like to see any of the talks again, you are in luck! Fr. Altier – The...

Fr. Altier Tells the Whole Truth about the  Abuse Scandals 8/19/18

Fr. Altier Tells the Whole Truth about the Abuse Scandals 8/19/18

The following is a transcription of the August 19, 2018 homily given at the Church of St. Raphael in Crystal, Minnesota by Fr. Robert Altier.   In the second reading today St. Paul tells us...

Beauty, Truth, Goodness: the Fundamentals of Catholicism

Beauty, Truth, Goodness: the Fundamentals of Catholicism

Catholic Parents OnLine is excited that EWTN will be airing episodes of our popular series Beauty, Truth, Goodness: the Fundamentals of Catholicism by Fr. Robert Altier. (View the trailer below.) The DVD series is...

How Faith in Redemptive Suffering Can Keep Us Sane

How Faith in Redemptive Suffering Can Keep Us Sane

Suffering often leaves the average, wandering non-Catholic Christian feeling defeated by a state of confusion and helplessness. Despite their many acts of trust in God, without a theology of redemptive suffering to cling to,...

The Profit to Be Gained from Praying for Holy Souls

The Profit to Be Gained from Praying for Holy Souls

We all know what we should do. Like the Maccabee warriors surveying the battlefield, we know we should pray for the dead. The month of November is a time set aside by the Church...

Ideology is the Enemy of True Faith

Ideology is the Enemy of True Faith

What are the signs that mark the difference between believing in God and asserting that if only everyone on earth would accept, let us say, the gender ideology of the secular west, we would...