October 23, 2018

Tag - Faithfulness

Papier-mâché Christianity

Chances are you’ve heard of the famous Passion Play of Oberammergau in Germany. Back in 1633, one hundred villagers died in an epidemic of the bubonic plague, and the people vowed that if God would spare the rest of them, they would reenact the...

The Paradox of Milo Yiannopoulos

In October 2017, Church Militant published America magazine’s interview with Milo Yiannopoulos after the latter’s refusal to print it. It isn’t hard to see why they wanted to distance themselves from him. Milo is a walking contradiction, not least...

Remain in Me

In the Gospel of John, Jesus said, “Remain in Me, as I remain in you.” (John 15:4) And He also said, “Whoever remains in Me and I in him will bear much fruit.” (John 15:5) Exactly how are we to remain in Jesus, and how is He to remain in us? If you...

Authentic Truth

Recently, our friends at Crisis Magazine (19 March 2018) published an upsetting account of a Catholic college not defending a student who was promoting Church teachings on love, marriage and family. I immediately forwarded the article to several of...

Making a Difference in His Name

An explorer and adventurer from New Zealand named Edmund Hillary wanted to do something no one else had done, so he set his sight on the highest mountain in the world: Mount Everest, in the Himalayan Mountain range on the border between the Asian...

All of Us

If we wanted to point to an important historical figure who had a love/hate relationship with the Catholic Church, Napoleon Bonaparte would be a good choice. At the height of his power, one of his generals asked him when he had been happiest, and he...

Why Such Empty Pews?

Few religious publications are willing to delve into the issues facing the Catholic Church today when it comes to declining attendance. Most priests do not want to recognize the fact that churches are now emptier today than ever before and parochial...

Taking Our Faith Seriously

Jesus speaks of how we must be salt for the earth and light for the world—but in fact, many of us as Catholics often fall short in living out and sharing our faith. If all members of the Church took their faith seriously, this world would be a much...