With these moves, the Cleveland Cavaliers went from being one of the worst teams in the league for the past four years, to now being a favorite to win the Larry O’Brien Trophy in 2015. What can Catholic evangelists learn from this apparent success story?
FACEBOOK DISCUSSION QUESTION: Recently the Archdiocese of Oklahoma won a lawsuit over Adam Daniels and his Satanist religious organization Dakhma of Angra Mainyu on the ground that the Consecrated Hosted to be used by Dakhma was the ‘PROPERTY’ of the Catholic Church. What are your thoughts on the legal or theological implications of the Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of Jesus being deemed the sole property of the Catholic Church?
August 22, 2014 – This Week’s Best in Catholic Apologetics features the best articles from around the internet concerning faith proposals and defenses of the Catholicism from Friday of the previous week through Thursday of the current week.
Indeed, faith tears down barriers, especially when it is lived with boldness and audacity. It is that type of faith in action that is the elastic in grace; it demolishes conventional wisdom; it teaches us that what we thought was true is actually not true; it stretches the boundaries of our love; and it unleashes a torrent of divine help.
In this first installment of The Praxis of the Faith, David L. Gray talks about how we Cooperate with God and some of the struggles we have in doing so.
Theology of the Body – a Fresh Perspective – Part 4 (The Nuptial Meaning of the Body: a Response to Homosexual Marriage) – Part IV reflects upon the Theology of the Body in Response to Homosexual Marriage, The Nuptial Meaning of the Body, and The Human Body as a Gift
Part 3 of this series reflects upon lectures 8 thru 13 of John Paul II’s Catechesis of Human Love. Topics include Adam is Alone, The Communion of Persons, The Theology of Sex, Man Clings to His Wife, and Shame.
Avoid Sedevacantism. I know it’s tempting. I know the hour we are living in. I understand why many Catholics are feeling like something is wrong; something in the air doesn’t smell right. I feel it myself and I think that is a legitimate sense, but the proper response is not heresy or abandoning the Church.
Suffering is what happens when things are not going as they ought to be according to you. When things just aren’t going your way and you are upset by it, that’s suffering.
We have learned from the writings St. Irenaeus, Tertullian, St. Clement of Alexandria and Origen that the Gospel of Matthew was the first Gospel ever written, and was first composed in the language of the Hebrew audience for whom it was originally intended.