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
But Jesus said to them: Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come to me: for the kingdom of heaven is for such. Mathew 19:14 (Douay-Rheims Bible) Yesterday was a sad day in Detroit, Michigan and Chardon, Ohio. (Select the city to read the stories) Our youth, our children have become murderers. Nothing … Continue reading Suffer the Children
Image via Wikipedia What is fair? What would you consider fair? That is the big question, and it seems Obama is going to use that as his campaign theme. No longer is Hope and Change the charge, but now Fairness. But really, what is fair? fair /fɛər/ [fair] adjective, fair·er, fair·est, adverb, fair·er, fair·est, noun, … Continue reading An Equal and Fair America
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IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to … Continue reading God Bless America
Image by Getty Images via Daylife Today is a day I wish I was home, I don’t feel to well, I am getting sick. And of course today is also a day I have to teach for 8 hours… 6 of those 8 hours are pure lecture… What joy. I love teaching, I get a … Continue reading Did Jesus get sick
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!
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