The Anointing of the Sick is an incredible sacrament with various uses and bestowing four benefits from God. Unfortunately, most Catholics don’t grasp all that it offers, diminishing it to merely the last thing one does before they die, waiting until the moment of death. This practice needs to change.
What does Jesus mean when he says that his disciples will do greater works than he has done in John 14:12? Dr. Brant Pitre discusses this in this video taken from the Mass Readings Explained for the 5th Sunday of Easter in Year A.
As we know, random changes and unguided natural processes routinely succeed in assembling functional equipment for a range of uses. Wait…it doesn’t work that way?
Over the last 50 years, we have witnessed an explosion of Eastern philosophy and martial arts in Western culture. What has been their influence upon the last 2 generations? And where does this path we have set our feet upon lead? Does the study of Martial Arts, Tai-Chi and Yoga really lead to a more disciplined way of life, as is being promoted by the media today?
In this video Trent examines Josh at Servus Christi’s arguments that Catholicism promotes a “false Jesus.”
Steven Mosher explains how the worldwide Coronavirus crisis is linked to the Chinese Communist Party — CCP. In this exclusive interview for TFP Student Action, you will also learn how the Catholic Church in China is suffering intense persecution today. Get the facts with Mr. Mosher, top expert on affairs in China, president of Population Research Institute and author of “Bully of Asia: Why China’s Dream Is the New Threat to World Order.”
Once in speaking on the Holy Trinity with St. Teresa of Jesus in the parlor of Carmelite monastery in Avila, St. John of the Cross levitated off the ground. Once, when this same saintly friar was called to exorcize a nun possessed by the devil, the timing happen to land on the eve of this holy feast day. It was about one o’clock when the little friar, John of the Cross, began the solemn prayers of exorcism, but the devil resisted and the hour of vespers came round before the fiend could be driven out. The nuns and the clergy retired to the chapel to chant this hour of the Divine Office…
In this episode Trent discussed the death of George Floyd as well as the protests and violence that have broken out in several major cities as a result. He also talks about how we as Catholics should keep the Gospel at the center of our response to racism, police brutality, and other unjustifiable violence.
Back in the 1970’s the then President of Steubenville University in Ohio, USA, Fr. Michael Scanlan, made an amazing prophesy that 45 years later seems as if it were written for our extraordinary times. Ralph Martin of Renewal Ministries recounts this prophesy and encourages us to trust completely in the divine providence of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Over 30 years ago, Renewal Ministries president Ralph Martin gave a series of talks that have proved to be remarkably prophetic. This is the fourth in that series.
In his latest book Zombie Science, biologist Jonathan Wells asks a simple question: If the icons of evolution were just innocent textbook errors, why do so many of them still persist? Wells gave a presentation about Zombie Science at the book’s national launch party recently in Seattle.
Modern accounts of personhood fail because they do not explain deep-seated moral intuitions about the value of human life.
The 2008 film The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (based on a novel of the same name) is a fictional story about the friendship between an eight-year-old son of a Nazi concentration camp officer and another eight-year-old who is one of the camp’s prisoners. The boy, named Bruno, thinks the camp is merely a farm and asks his father why the farmers “wear pajamas” (which are actually inmate uniforms). Bruno’s father begins his answer, ominously: