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What is heaven?

When a family member or a friend passes away, we often find ourselves reflecting on the question “where are they now?” As mortal beings, it is a …

God's Answer to Suffering

The answer must be someone, not just something. For the problem (suffering) is about someone (God—why does he... why doesn't he ...?) rather than …

The Toxic Ideas that Enabled Weinstein and Others

<b>The Media-Entertainment Complex</b> claims to be “shocked, shocked, I tell you,” to learn that powerful Hollywood men like Harvey Weinstein engage in a …

New Polish PM: My dream is to re-Christianise the EU

Mateusz Morawiecki said Europe should return to its 'proper values'<p>Poland’s likely next prime minister has called on the European Union to return to …

Europe

‘Do whatever makes you happy’ – The Big Lie

I remember very clearly when Pope Benedict XVI was elected Pope. I was only 12 years old and had little to no interest in my Catholic faith. In spite …

How Gregorian chant converted a Baptist to Catholicism

'There's something very solemn and very reverent going on in a way that I have never experienced in a Protestant church'<p>As Gabe Bouck enters Advent, …

Hell is Real and Souls Really Go There

<i>The following homily was given by Father Timothy Reid for the 1st Sunday of Advent. Fr. Reid is pastor of St. Ann Catholic Church and a priest of the</i> …

“Mary, Did You Know?” and the Immaculate Conception

We live in a time when Truth is often sacrificed in the service of cheap sentimentality. Such is the case with the now-ubiquitous Christmas carol, …

What does it matter if my rosary is blessed?

And does it matter who blesses it?<p>What does it really matter if a religious object is blessed or not? And if so does it matter who blesses it?<p>For …

Christianity

New Study Finds Hormonal Birth Control Triples Women’s Risk Of Suicide

When today’s feminists say “reproductive rights,” they’re usually referring to the “right” to taxpayer-funded abortion and contraceptives. But many …

10 Christmas Stories Every Father Should Read to His Children

<b>When St. Nick drives his miniature sleigh</b> full of toys drawn by eight tiny reindeer to the snowy housetop, and drops to the sooty hearth below, the</i> …

Literature

A Cool Cardinal

Blase Cupich wants Catholics to grow up. Cardinal archbishop of a city famous for the husky, brawling laughter of youth, he preaches the virtues of …

Christianity

Christmas, Pagan Romans, & Frodo Baggins

<b>One of the old chestnuts concerning Christmas</b> (and I don’t mean the type roasting on the open fire) is the charge brought by old-fashioned …

The Myth of the Pagan Origins of Christmas

It’s generally accepted that early Christians adopted December 25th as the day of Christ’s birth to co-opt the pagan celebration of the winter …

Theology

Scientists Discover That Fasting Triggers Stem Cell Regeneration & Fights Cancer

A Quick Note from Our Founder<p><b>Have you been curious about losing weight eating Bacon and Butter? You're not alone!</b><p>Going "Keto" has helped so many of …

21 Lost Lady Traditions That Still Apply Today

Acting like a lady is carrying yourself with dignity, which also empowers a man to be a gentleman.<p>Many of us want a true gentleman, but I believe we …

The Terror of Demons

When St. Pius X officially sanctioned the Litany of St. Joseph in 1909, he acknowledged him to be both the Patron of the Dying and the Protector of …

Students, Get Your Culture outside the University

Our universities are no longer committed to educating the young. Rather, the professorate has betrayed America’s future, and there is little more …

The loneliness of the priest

A holy priest was buried this week. Fr Luke Pirone, OFM. The death of priests like him seems like a great loss, but I suppose their ministry of …

The Rise of the Beta Male Sexual Harasser

The winds of what the <i>New York Post</i> calls Pervnado continue to gather strength, carving a hole through the beta male worlds of NPR, PBS, Hollywood, …

Feminism

How is the Holy Eucharist dangerous for the soul of the unprepared?

Question:<p>Is it really a sin to receive the Eucharist in mortal sin?<p>Answer:<p>No, it isn’t simply a mortal sin but a form of sacrilege; it is worse than …

Orthodox Christianity

Sam Allberry: You Can Be Faithful to Jesus Despite Same-Sex Attraction

Sam Allberry, associate pastor of St. Mary’s Church in Maidenhead, England, addressed the Church of England General Synod in London this week. Rev. …

WALSH: Our Kids Are Self-Pitying Crybabies Because Our Culture Glorifies Victimhood

A study was released today revealing a startling number of middle and high school students who cyberbully themselves online. I really thought that …

Why You Shouldn't Sleep With Your Boyfriend

Why You Shouldn’t Sleep With Your Boyfriend<p>Posted at 12:07h in Families by Beverly Stevens 1 Comment<p><i>First, do NOT read this article if you can’t</i> …

Relationships

Reception of Holy Communion by divorced and remarried, Card. Joseph Ratzinger, 1998

<b>CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF THE FAITH</b><p><b>CONCERNING SOME OBJECTIONS TO THE CHURCH'S TEACHING<br>ON THE RECEPTION OF HOLY COMMUNION<br>BY DIVORCED AND</b> …

‘Progressive’ Orders are Passing Away—the Future Belongs to the Faithful

This past Sunday, when our pastor based his homily on National Vocation Awareness Week, which ends Saturday, I was reminded of two headlines about …

Do We Really Believe It’s Jesus?

<b>A 2008 Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) survey found that over 40% of Catholics questioned view the Eucharist as only a symbol of</b> …

Christianity

NASCAR Driver Requests Prayers "For All the Poor Souls in Purgatory" After Major Win

This is so cool!<p>NASCAR driver Johnny Sauter recently won the Jag Metals 350 at Texas Motor Speedway. In a post-race interview, he added a few things …

Theology

11 Ways to Prepare Your Boy to be a Great Priest

We hear a lot of noise about praying for vocations, and sometimes it sounds like we’re all hoping the Vocations Fairy will sprinkle Magic Vocation …

Pride - One Sin to Rule them All

This post is also available in: Spanish, Italian<p><i>How did the Pharisees, who were God’s champions in the days of the Maccabees, become the villains who</i> …