Why would anyone become Catholic *now*? This is part 1 of 2 of an interview with a single-Mom millennial who decided to follow Christ and the Catholic Church amidst the chaos of her own life, amidst the chaos of a Church in crisis.
Sermon for the 15th Sunday After Pentecost.
In the beginning of this sermon, I quote breaking news from last night via the National Catholic Register. To see why Cdl. Wuerl is the featured image on this blog post, go to the sixth and seventh paragraph here.
Bishop Strickland of Tyler, Texas has already written to his faithful today regarding the credibility of the allegations of Pope Francis covering up the child abuse of Cardinal McCarrick. The letter is found towards the end of this The American Conservative article, including this sentence: “Let us be clear that they are still allegations but as your shepherd I find them to be credible. Using this standard the response must be a thorough investigation similar to those conducted any time allegations are deemed to be credible.”
Today’s Daily Mass sermon was about the Immaculate Heart of Mary, St. John the Beloved and your role in the Church today leading to the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
I’ll be posting some daily Mass sermons like this one since I’m [surprisingly] back in a parish.
The four parts of a good confession.
A history of Christological errors and their remedies in six minutes.
How the parable of the Good Samaritan links the two Great Commandments in the Eucharist and corporal works of mercy.
Any species of animal must have a formation commensurate to its nature. We are humans with a human nature, but we are called to participate in the Divine Nature through baptism. How can our formation equal the grace already transmitted in the sacraments? Two ways: 1)To live according to the spirit, not the flesh (Romans 8) and 2) To go to the mother who singularly formed the human nature of the God-man.