My Letter to a Committed Anti-Catholic

Satan is a liar and it is he who, quite often, might confuse our thoughts. Thus my initial decision, to give you no answer, may have been tainted by his urging: for he despises Truth and wants desperately that we not spread it. But Christian charity or love moved by Grace, should not allow me or anyone else to keep the Truth hidden, though it seems probable that you have no intention of listening to it: Continue Reading →

The real Thérèse of Lisieux and those letters that were tampered with – Vatican Insider

Thérèse of Lisieux A documented volume by Italian theologian and writer, Gianni Gennari, shows how the saint’s sisters gave a reductive image of her and her “doctrine” and even managed to mislead four Popes ANDREA TORNIELLI vatican city It is a story of true holiness and manipulated documents that told by Gianni Gennari in his new book “Teresa di Lisieux, il fascino della santità. I segreti di una “dottrina” ritrovata” (Thérèse of Lisieux, The appeal Continue Reading →

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen: Another Relevant Essay

  Scandals by Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Every now and then people come across a counterfeit bill, but I never knew anyone who, because of it, argued that the United States currency was worthless. Astronomers have seen spots on the sun, but I have yet to hear of one who denied that the sun is the light of the world. But I know many who pick out the failings and sins of a few Catholics Continue Reading →

A Parable of Catholic Penance and Indulgence

In order to understand the Catholic Teaching on Penance and Indulgences let us use a practical example from ordinary life to illustrate what is taking place. One might call this a parable of sorts:  We have a family (a husband, wife and child) that live together on a small farm. The husband is called away by his Father for an extended visit, leaving the wife and child to run the household in his absence.  The Continue Reading →

Who are the Meek?

We have heard or read this word countless times in our lives but do we really understand what it is? In the Old Testament it is usually used regarding the poor, the humble and the afflicted. But that does not get completely to the heart of the meekness that Christ speaks of in the New Testament. The Sermon on the Mount uses the word in Christ’s second example: “Blessed are the meek: for they shall Continue Reading →