A consistent prayer life is one of the most important habits a Christian can develop. However, most of us know that maintaining a prayer life is not easy and takes much effort and commitment.
Archives for August 2012
The Sacrament I, and many others, have the least experience with is the Anointing of the Sick. The Anointing of the Sick is a Sacrament that I have honestly never seen administered.
Today is the feast day of St. Bartholomew the Apostle. Saint Bartholomew is one of the twelve Apostles and was introduced to Jesus through St. Phillip.
This blog is the final installment of a two part series. Click here to read “Top 10 American Catholic Authors: Part 1”. You do not have to read Part 1 in order to learn and enjoy Part 2.
Who comes to your mind when asked, “Can you name ten Catholic authors?” If you’re at all like me, then your mind probably goes straight to St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Augustine, St. Paul, Blessed John Paul II, and other men who are probably dead, white, and European.
This is the last installment of the “Basic Mariology” series. As I’m sure you can tell, I’m working backwards, from one of the latest declarations of the Church on Mary (Assumption of Mary 1950s) to one of the earliest declarations on Mary (Council of Constantinople II 553-554 AD).
Mary, the Mother of God, is by far one of the most controversial figures in the New Testament, in my opinion. Many Christians bicker over whether she was a virgin throughout life, sinless, and assumed into heaven.
The dogma of the Immaculate Conception is unique to the Roman Catholic Church. It is a dogma which clearly displays how theology develops over time and how we as church come to better understand God’s revelation.
Today is the feast day of one of the most beloved saints, St. Clare of Assisi. St. Clare was a woman of courage, faith, and trust in God above all else.
Kids aren’t the only ones headed back to school to start learning again after the long summer break. Adults in Catholic parishes across the country are also gearing up for their Fall Catholic Bible studies. I’m personally a big fan of Bible studies. I never get tired of learning more about my faith. I love discovering all the little nuggets and gems tucked away that are the reward of those who look for them.