June 27, 2019

Tag - Eternity

Time Passes But Eternity Endures

The other day I saw a newspaper story which said an increasing number of elementary schools are replacing their digital clocks with analog clocks—that is, they’re bringing back the old-fashioned clocks with the little hands that tell the hours and...

Visions Of Eternity

In addition to all the official teachings of the Church, which come from the Bible and Sacred Tradition, Catholics believe God can also grant private revelations to persons of His own choosing. The Church usually doesn’t pass judgment on the...

Star Gazing

Have you ever felt small and insignificant? When we look at ourselves in light of the vastness of our universe, we realize that we really are quite small. For example, NASA estimates that there are somewhere between 200 to 400 billion stars in our...

Desiring the Kingdom of Heaven

One fall morning a young boy was walking home from Sunday school class, thinking about that day’s lesson—which happened to be on the Last Judgment, as described in the Gospel passage we just heard.  He was very impressed with his teacher’s statement...

Eternal Choices

Once upon a time, during the Middle Ages, a brave but somewhat impetuous knight travelled many miles to seek out a wise teacher whose reputation for knowledge and learning had spread throughout the world.  Upon arriving at the teacher’s home, the...