Faith in Science

This article is a follow up to the one I wrote last month about Faith and Science. As I wrote there, while modern people have a strange notion that scientific truth and religious truth are in conflict, the reality is…

Made to Be Gift – The Theology of the Body

One of the hallmarks of Pope St. John Paul II’s spiritual teachings was his “Theology of the Body.” When looking at how the modern world had lost the meaning of marriage, the great pope called Catholics back to its original…

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How to Forgive

Unless we forgive, we cannot be forgiven, but since we are all sinners and in need of forgiveness, this means we must forgive: it is the way to life. But forgiveness is not easy. In fact, it’s sometimes one of…

Sewing Hope by Sharing Your Catholic Faith Story

Sharing Your Catholic Faith Story with Nancy HC Ward Excerpts from an interview, “Sharing Your Catholic Faith Sorry with Nancy HC Ward” on Breadbox Media’s Sewing Hope. hosted by Anne DeSantis and Billy Snyder Thank you Anne DeSantis and Bill…

Faith and Science

There is a common myth in our world today that science and faith are opposed to each other. Looking on social media, many people oversimplify the relationship between the two in order to support their atheism or their fundamentalism. From…

Jesus

Present but Unseen

One sometimes difficult aspect of a relationship with Jesus is that, to us today, Jesus is unseen. To non-Christians, Jesus sometimes seems like a Christian’s “imaginary friend”. But this is not so. If Jesus were merely an imaginary friend, he…

St. Francis Flips the Script

I went to a Franciscan High School, but I don’t think I’ve ever been properly appreciative of St. Francis of Assisi. Some people try to reduce him to the saint who loved animals (he did) or the saint who was…

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Division

Division, controversy and factions seem to be the order of the day, fueled by social media. Tensions seem to be mounting. Language used in social media seem to get more and more extreme, and divisions between people and groups seem…

What Will You Give Up For the Kingdom?

I was just reading about a teacher who asked his students to imagine that they were living in the South during the height of slavery. He asked all of them if they would have publicly opposed this evil institution. Naturally,…

They Want You To Feel Alone

Have you ever felt like the world no longer makes sense to you? Do you look at the chaos on the news and the general breakdown of all of the moral pillars on which you were raised and think “I…