This anti-speeding ad from New Zealand will haunt you | News.com.au

Christ taught us to love our neighbor. Well here is another example of how the simple act of obeying laws we deem "fluid" based on location, car, mood, etc. can become a day-to-day expression of that love simply because you care enough to be considerate of the person or persons you may never see otherwise.... Continue Reading →

Beggars All: Ex Opere Operato baptismal regeneration is not Biblical!

  I was looking over some blog post suggestions from Zemanta and came across the blog post linked below. This is a highly anti-Catholic blog and what they certainly got right is the unity of the authors in their anti-Catholicism. This type of unity against the Church is one, that for me, is a simple... Continue Reading →

The target of anti-Catholic bigotry

  Today, for the first time in my life, I really felt the heartache resulting from bigotry cause by irrational hatred based clearly on ignorance. What the hell is he talking about you ask? Well, I was told - and made clear - by a close family member that they "completely and totally renounce anything... Continue Reading →

The Opening Credits Sum Up the 2011 Film Adaptation of The Rite – “Suggested by Matt Baglio”

In 2010 journalist Matt Baglio brought to the consciousness of modern American Catholics and secular persons the true story of Father Gary Thomas: the making of an exorcist. The sober and unapologetic chronicling quickly grabbed the attention of the masses spawning a second edition and now a major motion picture complete with all the fixings, trappings and... Continue Reading →

Solemnity of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Mass during the Day

“You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” — Saint Peter on the Person on Christ, Matthew 16:16 Saints Peter and Paul are the founders of the Diocese of Rome. One was the Prince of the Apostles and the first Bishop of Rome, known as the office of the Papcy today, and the... Continue Reading →

One of the most effective ways of refuting the Protestant heresy Eternal Security

One of the most effective ways of refuting the Protestant (particularly Calvinist) heresy of Eternal Security (aka Once Saved Always Saved) is to point out some examples of individuals in Scripture who at one point in their life were saved but then lost their salvation through grave sin (whether they repented or not is outside... Continue Reading →

Optional Memorial of St. Cyril of Alexandria, bishop and doctor

Supernaturally, we are all one. We are made one body in Christ, because we are nourished by one flesh. As Christ is indivisible, we are all one in him. – St. Cyril of Alexandria St. Cyril is one of the most important and outspoken Church Fathers. It was at the Council of Ephesus (mid-400s), in which he... Continue Reading →

Jesus, I Trust in You: Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist Mass During the Day

Jesus, I Trust in You: Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist Mass During the Daytrustinjesus: There was a man sent from God whose name was John. He came to bear witness to the light, to prepare an upright people for the Lord. — Entrance Antiphon, cf. John 1:6-7; Luke 1:17 Today the... Continue Reading →

Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist Mass During the Day

There was a man sent from God whose name was John. He came to bear witness to the light, to prepare an upright people for the Lord. — Entrance Antiphon, cf. John 1:6-7; Luke 1:17 Today the Church celebrates the nativity of Saint John the Baptist, the last of the Old Testament prophets (and patron... Continue Reading →

thelyricsofmyworld: Dare You To MoveSwitchfootThe Beautiful Letdown This is fairly deep. And it certainly applies to bearing witness to one’s faith in Christ. Life in Him exposes the darkness to the light of Truth. Thus there is often fallout. Life in Him is not “worldly.” Thus you face resistance. When a man or woman carries... Continue Reading →

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