Archives for April 2013

Elsewhere: Christian persecution in America

I wonder what our founding fathers and those who fought and died for America would think now. They believed in America’s greatness: through its freedoms, by checks and balances on power and unwavering commitment to strong Judeo-Christian values. They were willing to die for “faith, hope and the American way.” The sad truth is their […]

Baltimore Catechism: on the sacrifice of the mass

Lesson 24 262Q. When and where are the bread and wine changed into the body and blood of Christ? A. The bread and wine are changed into the body and blood of Christ at the consecration in the Mass. 263Q. What is the Mass? A. The Mass is the unbloody sacrifice of the body and […]

Jesus, I trust in You

On the Sunday after Easter, the Universal Church celebrates the Feast of Divine Mercy. Especially on this day, we remember God’s amazing love for us all and His desire that we all share in His joy. His mercy easily exceeds our sins and is offered to all who ask for it, are merciful to others […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #95)

This week: The latest issue of New Evangelists Monthly is complete and ready for you. Who is responsible for the development of your children? A case study in revitalizing one parish. May God bless sidewalk abortion counselors. Not peace, but a sword. The Swiss Guard. A quote of the week. — 1 — Issue #4, […]

Blind Bartimaeus

Guest contributor:   Ed Trego “And they came to Jericho; and as he was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a great multitude, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside. And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, “Jesus, Son […]

Baltimore Catechism: on which the Holy Eucharist was instituted

Lesson 23 251Q. Why did Christ institute the Holy Eucharist? A. Christ instituted the Holy Eucharist: (1) To unite us to Himself and to nourish our souls with His divine life. (2) To increase sanctifying grace and all the virtues in our souls. (3) To lessen our evil inclinations. (4) To be a pledge of […]

New Evangelists Monthly – April 2013, Issue #4

Enjoy this month’s edition of New Evangelists Monthly – an informal, dynamic, crowd-sourced “meta-magazine” showcasing the best posts faithful Catholic bloggers. In this and every issue, you will find many different, but faithfully Catholic viewpoints, insights and perspectives.