Archives for September 2014

Baltimore Catechism: last judgment, resurrection, hell, purgatory, heaven

Lesson 37 408Q. When will Christ judge us? A. Christ will judge us immediately after our death, and on the last day. “Immediately.” In the very room and on the very spot where we die, we shall be judged in an instant, and even before those around us are sure that we are really dead. […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #150)

This week: Islam is not interested in an “win-win” – now, in the past, or ever. Enlightened thinking that could be found in any “modern” university. A woman makes a (very poor) case for abortion being good. “Judging”: yes, no, depends on circumstances, other? Interesting yet extremely brief summaries of the Bible. The Dominican Friars […]

Elsewhere: the Church in America

Francis Cardinal George, the Cardinal Archbishop of Chicago, has written and commented often in recent years on the Church in America. He recently wrote A tale of two churches in the Archdiocese newspaper – Catholic New World. His Eminence looks at the founding of America and our embrace of religious freedom. Cardinal George gives a […]

Children of God

Guest contributor:   Ed Trego “For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the spirit of sonship. When we cry ‘Abba! Father!’ it is the Spirit himself bearing witness with our […]

The devil made me do it

No he didn’t. Comedian Flip Wilson did a famous piece – The Devil Made Me Buy This Dress!. It was hilarious. Some people think the devil makes them do things too. The devil is real. He prowls through the world like a roaring lion looking to devour, seeking the ruination of souls. He is very […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #149)

This week: The latest issue of New Evangelists Monthly is ready and calling you. A young boy responds to his mother’s big news. Any day, any minute, could be our last – a video example. Deep thoughts from Nick Offerman. One approach to getting your kids to do simple, responsible tasks. A contraption that allows […]

New Evangelists Monthly – September 2014, Issue #21

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.