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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...

Truth and Tolerance: Why the Church Can’t Change Her Teaching

Truth and Tolerance: Why the Church Can’t Change Her Teaching

The other religions may change their principles, and they do change them, because their principles are man-made. The Church cannot change, because her principles are God-made. Religion is not a sum of beliefs that...

Sophists and Sophism

Sophists and Sophism

Reading the story of June 22 in the Mpls. Star Tribune about CPO, “Self-Appointed Watchdogs over parish behavior have some Catholics wary”, by Kim Palmer, reminded me of the college course I had in...

A Lenten Poem

A Lenten Poem

The following poem was submitted by Holly McGarvey. It was written by her 14 year old niece, and is told by the earth below the cross during the crucifixion. Given Blood Quietly I sat...

His Presence in Each Step by Janette Howe – A story of re-conversion to the Catholic Church.

His Presence in Each Step by Janette Howe – A story of re-conversion to the Catholic Church.

a story of re-conversion to the Catholic Church by Janette Howe I would suppose that the snapshots of my life could fit comfortably in a no-frills, medium-sized scrapbook. Yet as I have taken hold...