Source: Diocese of Lansing via YouTube Father Mathias Thelen, the Pastor of Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church in Brighton, Diocese of Lansing, preached a 17-minute homily on “The Dignity of Human Life” on Sunday 27th September 2020, that has since been watched by over one quarter of a million people online. […]
Catholic teaching on a range of topics.
Source: Bishop Robert Barron via YouTube Friends, today’s readings contain within them the theme of God’s covenants with his people. God has made the whole of creation, but out of the totality of the nations on earth, he chose a particular people—the Israelite nation—to be “peculiarly his own,” forming them […]
We all see the world through our own lens. The media we partake of—the news we read, the podcasts we listen to, the videos we watch—shapes that lens. But Fr. Mike says there’s one thing that should be shaping our lens more than anything else: scripture.
Ascension Presents via YouTube To clear up some misunderstandings regarding demonic activity, Fr. Mark-Mary offers a short crash course on the matter. There are four main kinds of demonic activity: Temptation: when the devil subtly invites a soul to sinInfestation: when there is demonic activity in a placeOppression: when demonic […]
Source: Bishop Robert Barron via YouTube Friends, by a basic and healthy instinct, Catholic social teaching wishes power to be shared widely throughout local communities, overcoming tyranny and promoting charity. The Church advocates neither absolutist statist control nor indifferent individual freedom. Instead, it holds out an economics and politics of […]
Source: Bishop Robert Barron via YouTube Friends, this Sunday we hear the story of Jonah, a narrative about the acceptance (or rejection) of God’s mission. What would happen if every single person in our society commenced to embrace his or her mission from God? Jonah converted the entire city, from […]
I talk with Dr. Scott Hahn about the importance of true religion for civilization. Then we will take questions from patrons and super chatters.
Source: Bishop Robert Barron via YouTube In this short video Bishop Robert Barron (Fr. Barron at the time) discusses the many aspects of the devil, his deceit, deception and murderous activity, but he also emphasises that we don’t have to be beholding to these dark powers. The devil has been […]
How can the Catholic Church teach that baptism is necessary for salvation when the Bible show people receive the Holy Spirit before baptism and when Paul tells us that Christ did not send him to baptize but to preach the gospel? The author of Meeting the Protestant Challenge, Karlo Broussard, […]
Friends, today is Gaudete Sunday. It is a command to rejoice, for Jesus has made us rich through his entrance into poverty. We are reminded both by Pope Francis and the Gospel reading that we must reach out to those on the periphery, suffering from poverty—whether economic, political, or existential—just as Christ has done for us.
Friends, Advent is when we reflect upon the arrival of our Savior who came to ransom his people. We cannot think to ourselves, “I’m basically fine, spiritually.” Rather, we must be penitent; we must remember our lonely captivity. This liturgical season is about shaping softened hearts, making them ready for our coming King.
Today we’ll take a look at what Thomas Aquinas has to say about the commandment, “do not commit adultery.” Matthew 5:27. I’ll also give 5 reasons that our Lord’s words do NOT mean the Eucharist is metaphorical.