The doctrine of the Real Presence asserts that in the Holy Eucharist, Jesus is literally and wholly present—body and blood, soul and divinity—under the appearances of bread and wine. Evangelicals and Fundamentalists often attack this doctrine as "umbilical," but the Bible is forthright in declaring it (cf. 1 Cor. 10:16–17, 11:23–29; and, most forcefully, John … Continue reading A Head spinning Catholic teaching
Last night I was reading an article in Townhall magazine about fairness. The basic point was this, liberals love to say things are unfair. It’s a battle cry for any issue that does not agree with their twisted out look on life. I found the article interesting for a few reasons, 1) I agree with … Continue reading It ain’t fair! … So What!
The past month or so I have been asked or confronted with the statements about the Catholic faith. Most often from Catholics themselves. The questions range from the very basic to the very deep and for the most part the statements have almost always been anti-conservatism or pro-liberalism if you like. Me I look at … Continue reading The Church and the Public Square
Purgatory The Catholic faith teaches that when we die we will either spend entirety in Heaven or Hell, if we are to spend it in Heaven we must first cleanse ourselves to make our souls pure, for nothing impure will enter in to heaven. The teaching of Purgatory is not just a made up Catholic … Continue reading Defending the Faith…Purgatory
The political statements will stop (for now) and I will try my best not to use this blog for my own point of view, But I must admit, it felt good! Sometimes doing something just for the feeling of it is a great thing. Now I am not advocating drug taking or drinking to get … Continue reading Let it All Hang Out