December 14, 2019
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Preparing Ourselves for the Coming Persecution

My book Spiritual Dangers of the 21st Century, published in 2009, lists (in chapter 12) some of the signs of a coming persecution, giving the theological reasons why God may allow it, the traditional stages in which a persecution unfolds, and some...

All Who Live in Christ Jesus Will Be Persecuted

St. Paul warns us that “all who want to live religiously in Christ Jesus will be persecuted” (2 Tim. 3:12). In this he is echoing the words of Jesus, who told the apostles that His followers would experience the world’s enmity, just as He did (Jn...

Birthmark Catholics

Cartoonist Gary Larson’s Far Side once portrayed a herd of deer gathered around one of their number with an unfortunate bull’s eye on his chest. Another deer remarked that’s a bummer of a birthmark! Faithful Catholics are like that deer. They have...

Our Catholic Faith is Increasingly Under Attack

When, by a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this past June 26 that same-sex “marriage” must be allowed in all fifty states, the four dissenting justices warned that this decision, among other grave consequences, threatened the religious...

Would You Risk Your Very Life?

Would you be willing to come to church if by doing so you were risking your property, your freedom, or even your very life? This is the choice facing many Christians throughout the world today. According to author Michael Snyder (in an on-line...

A House Of Prayer For All People

A House Of Prayer For All People

God’s love and His gift of salvation, through faith in Jesus Christ, is offered to everyone. In the Old Testament, perhaps the Prophet Isaiah (56:7) says this best when he declares: “My house shall be called a house of prayer for all people.” Faith...

These Are Difficult Times For Committed Christians

These Are Difficult Times For Committed Christians

Legend states that when the Holy Family hurried into the Sinai Peninsula after fleeing from Bethlehem, they were pursued by some of King Herod’s men.  As the soldiers drew near, Joseph and Mary spotted a cave, and quickly hid there with the infant...

A War On Religious Freedom?

A War On Religious Freedom?

The idea of the divine right of monarchs is as alien to the American people as bull fighting, police caning and high tea. The last four years have witnessed President Barack Obama’s radical extension of his imperious control over the American people...

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