Archives for June 2013

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #101)

This week: The 2013 Fortnight for Freedom is in full swing. Kathleen Sibelius says abortion laws get between a woman and her priest. The lasting impact of abortion on the mother. We are now getting into the Syrian war. 100,000 killed because of who they are (Christians, not gays so it is OK). Episcopalian cousins […]

Baltimore Catechism: on matrimony

Lesson 26 282Q. What is the Sacrament of Matrimony? A. The Sacrament of Matrimony is the Sacrament which unites a Christian man and woman in lawful marriage. “Christian,” because if they are not Christians they do not receive the grace of the Sacrament. *283Q. Can a Christian man and woman be united in lawful marriage […]

Elsewhere: Catholic politicians

Catholics are not free to disagree with God (neither are non-Catholics, BTW). We can not pick and choose which truth to accept and which we prefer not to. Living by 7 out of 10 commandments is not “good enough.” Rejecting the teaching of His Church is rejecting God and sinful on several levels. Putting politics […]

Elsewhere: priestesses (again)

Jesus chose men to be apostles. It was not a move against women. The Church does not have the desire or authority to override Him (it seems silly just saying that). I wrote about this 3 years ago in my piece entitled women priests. Nothing has changed and never will, because it can not. That […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #100)

This week: The latest issue of New Evangelists Monthly is complete and ready for you. The latest Live Action undercover video. The story of a mother choosing life. Anna tells her conversion story. John Pridmore on forgiveness. IRS knowingly paying over $4 billion in fraudulent claims. The state of this scandal plagued union. — 1 […]

Missing the point of Emmaus

The disciples do not come to a fork in the road but to their destination at evening. Jesus is not revealed to them, but rather invited to stay as one would invite a rabbi after a day of instruction. It was not until later at the meal where Jesus “took bread, said the blessing, broke it, and gave it to them” that He was revealed. It was then that they responded “at once.”

Evangelization

Guest contributor:   Ed Trego What do you think of when you think of an evangelist? Many would think of Billy Graham, one of the most famous of modern day evangelists. Bishop Fulton Sheen might come to mind. Many might consider Gandhi an evangelist. There are many faithful, dedicated evangelists who have spent their lives […]

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