2018-04_CatholicStuff

Getting to the Root of Catholic “Stuff”

Think about it: The Lord of the universe has blessed us with so many different means for devotion because He longs for us and yet, we reduce them to fashion statements. Are you kidding me?

Read More

2017-09_LT-SadCatholic

Why Catholics Have so Many Reasons to Smile

As cheesy as it sounds, the Catholic faith has so many substantial reasons to be overjoyed. Here are just a few of the reasons that first come to mind…

Read More

2017-11_LT-Truth

Identifying Truth in a World of Counterfeits

In my pursuit of truth, over and over I’ve arrived at truths, only to find out they were already upheld by the Catholic Church. This really helped me see how my previous perspective about the Church “forcing” truth onto people was off the mark.

Read More

2017-10_LT-AllSouls

Evil, Death, and Christ’s Victory: an All Souls’ Day Challenge

Halloween might be a spooky time of year for most, but for Christians it is a time of great joy and rejoicing!

Read More

2017-10_LT-DayOfTheDead

Celebrating Death: the Tradition of Día de los Muertos

Unlike the more terror-inducing traditions that happen on and around Halloween in the United States, Día de los Muertos attempts to instead demonstrate the joy that can be found when death isn’t dreaded, but embraced.

Read More

2015-01_LT-WDCAbortion

Why Do Catholics Believe Abortion is Wrong?

Read More Here: Is Abortion Okay in the Case of Rape? Pro-life Answer to the Rape Question Abortion Facts The Choice I Made: A Post-Abortive Man Looks Back What Does the Bible Say About Abortion? I Was Nearly Aborted How to Be Pro-life Every Day of the Year It’s My […]

Read More

2016-9-blogfeature-lt5

Why Do Catholics Believe the Pope is Infallible?

The word 'infallible' does not mean that the pope is perfect. It also does not mean that the pope knows everything. Instead, infallibility only applies when the pope speaks about solemn, official teachings on faith and morals, and he can’t ever change, add, or subtract Christian doctrine.

He only helps define or explain what we already believe, and he doesn’t do it on his own. The infallible teachings of the Pope are the result of many years – sometimes hundreds of years – of consultation with the other bishops and theologians of the Church. He is, in effect, voicing the belief of the whole Church.

Read More

2016-2_LT-WhyAbstainFromMeat

Why do Catholics Abstain from Meat on Fridays in Lent?

Picture it: You’re in a hurry. You’re focused on school or work or family or friends, where there are a thousand things going on. You stop real quick to eat in the middle of the day. Halfway through the meal – or a little while after – you remember it’s Friday. And it’s Lent! And that’s a burger in your stomach!! In the words of Homer Simpson, “D’oh!”

Read More

2017-02_LT-Ashes

Why do Catholics put Ashes on our heads on Ash Wednesday?

Ash Wednesday reminds me that it is only through God that I have life; He gave it to me.

Read More

2016-9-blogfeature-jc1

Why Do Catholics Believe Jesus was God?

Jesus Himself claims to be God throughout the Gospels as well. Jesus asked the Jews, 'Do you say . . . ‘Ìâ‰âÂÌâèÏYou are blaspheming,' because I said, ‘Ìâ‰âÂÌâèÏI am the Son of God'?' (John 10:36). Calling yourself God when you are not is blasphemy, the worst kind of sin for the Jews. That's why the Jews wanted to put Him to death . . .

Read More