K. Albert Little

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My Big, Ugly Evangelization

May 25, 2018 by K. Albert Little<p>As a younger Evangelical I once went door to door conducting a so-called research survey. It was our Outreach …

So You’re Invited to Mass: Four Things To Know and Share

So You’re Invited to Mass: Four Things To Know and Share<p>May 9, 2018 by K. Albert Little<p>Hello, reader. And welcome.<p>Let’s, right off the bat, talk …

There Was Something Wrong With How I Read My Bible

May 1, 2018 by K. Albert Little<p>As a result of my writing, I end up getting a lot of e-mails and comments from people on all different kinds of …

Jesus Knows Exactly What You Need

May 2, 2017 by K. Albert Little<p>The biblical accounts of Jesus appearing to Mary Magdalene and to the Apostle Thomas is endlessly fascinating to …

How I Learned to Discern to God’s Will (And Also How Not To)

How I Learned to Discern to God’s Will (And Also How Not To)<p>April 13, 2017 by K. Albert Little<p>The whole thing—the will of God thing—is tricky.<p>As a …

I’m Giving Up Complaining for Lent (and I Already Hate It)

I’m Giving Up Complaining for Lent (and I Already Hate It)<p>March 1, 2017 by K. Albert Little<p>Every Lent, for the past several years, I’ve given up …

Faith

I Don’t Know How I Lived Without Coffee

I Don’t Know How I Lived Without Coffee<p>February 17, 2017 by K. Albert Little<p>Somewhere in those early days of university I made a definitive choice …

What I Wish I’d Known About Catholics (And Why I Became One Once I Did)

What I Wish I’d Known About Catholics (And Why I Became One Once I Did)<p>February 13, 2017 by K. Albert Little<p>I’m a Catholic, but I didn’t begin as one.<p>…

So You Might Be a Heretic…

So You Might Be a Heretic…<p>February 15, 2017 by K. Albert Little<p>When Martin Luther nailed his ninety-five theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle …

Theology

The Reformation is Over So Why Aren’t You Catholic?

The Reformation is Over So Why Aren’t You Catholic?<p>February 2, 2017 by K. Albert Little<p>There’s a quotation buried near the end of a rather obscure …

Theology

If the Bible Is Infallible Then So Is the Church

February 6, 2017 by K. Albert Little<p>A paradigm shift occurs when the number of compelling facts and figures from a competing world view other than …

Dear Catholics: Unsolicited Advice from an Evangelical Convert

January 31, 2017 by K. Albert Little<p>I am a recovering Evangelical.<p>At the age of fifteen I had a coming-of-age epiphany, realized that the world …

You’re Probably Not Pro-Life

You’re Probably Not Pro-Life<p>January 24, 2017 by K. Albert Little<p>So you handpainted your placard to picket the local abortion clinic.<p>So you like, …

Pro-life Movement

What’s the Point of Prayer?

What’s the Point of Prayer?<p>December 16, 2016 by K. Albert Little<p>I’m a bit bleary-eyed but I think it’s around 3AM.<p>Our son, Sam, is screaming. …

Going to First Confession As an Evangelical Convert

December 9, 2016 by K. Albert Little<p>I’m utterly convinced that confession is the single greatest gift God gave to our weary world.<p>Forgiveness of our …

Theology

The Real St. Nicholas Would Slap You in the Face

December 6, 2016 by K. Albert Little<p>While the association of Santa Claus with the birth of Christ—and the roots of the Christmas season—is tenuous at …

Theology

What the Screaming Kid at Mass Taught Me About the Eucharist

December 1, 2016 by K. Albert Little<p>It’s just after 5 o’clock on Saturday and I hustle, as quiet as I can, into the church. I sit in the new section, …

No, Religion is Not “Bad.” You’re Wrong.

No, Religion is Not “Bad.” You’re Wrong.<p>October 12, 2015 by K. Albert Little<p>As a younger Evangelical I would’ve marched, proudly, in the <i>Parade to End</i> …

This One Quote Convinced Me to Be a Catholic

August 18, 2015 by K. Albert Little<p>I first met Jesus at the age of fifteen. As a teenager, I “accepted Christ” and began to live as best a Christian …

So You Want an Incredible Parish?

November 14, 2016 by K. Albert Little<p>The sometimes torrential flow of Catholics leaving the Church for Evangelical traditions can be baffling for the …

Christianity

So You Think You’re Smarter Than the Early Church Fathers?

So You Think You’re Smarter Than the Early Church Fathers?<p>May 23, 2016 by K. Albert Little<p>There were lots of reasons why I decided, as an otherwise …

Why I Pray to Dead People (And You Should Too!)

May 12, 2016 by K. Albert Little<p>It was a Sunday morning after our ten o’clock service. I was in my final year of high school, maybe first year of …

Theology

Does the Church Need to Constantly Evolve?

April 25, 2016 by K. Albert Little<p>When I think about my journey into the Catholic Church an old song by <i>Pedro the Lion</i> comes to mind. It’s a great …

What Canadian Catholics Need to Know About Assisted Suicide

April 19, 2016 by K. Albert Little<p>On February 6, 2015, in a unanimous judgment, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled to overturn a ban on so-called …

Mental Health

How To Not Become a Catholic: A Convert’s Guide

How To Not Become a Catholic: A Convert’s Guide<p>April 5, 2016 by K. Albert Little<p>As a Protestant convert to Catholicism whose journey culminated a …

Why Catholics Sit, Stand, and Kneel During Mass

April 6, 2016 by K. Albert Little<p>My wonderfully witty sister once remarked that I became a Catholic because I love to sit, stand, and kneel. Over and …

Why I’m Becoming a Catholic At Easter

Why I’m Becoming a Catholic At Easter<p>March 23, 2016 by K. Albert Little<p>After a radical conversion to Christ at the age of fifteen I lived as a …