Category Archives: Faith

Skipping Christmas

It happened in 2005, and it’s happening again this year. With Christmas falling on a Sunday, some — perhaps many — Protestant/Evangelical congregations are canceling their Sunday worship services. Earlier this week, an opinion piece entitled “Skipping Christmas” on the Associated Baptist … Continue reading

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Jimmy Akin’s annual Lent Fight Update

I’m a few days late posting this link, but thought it might be worthwhile: http://www.jimmyakin.org/2011/03/lent-fight-update.html Jimmy Akin of Catholic Answers provides a great guide for various Lent questions. Enjoy!

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What Christmas is All About

Still one of the greatest scenes of any television Christmas special: Amidst all the worldly commercial and materialistic distractions of the season, Linus reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas. He reads from the King James Version of the … Continue reading

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Where’s the line to see Jesus?

A great video for the season. Enjoy!

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Religion Survey: See how you do

Survey: Americans don’t know much about religion – Yahoo! News:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_rel_religious_literacy_poll

At the end of the article, there is a link to a questionnaire (not the full 32 questions mentioned in the article, but an excerpt of 15 questions). See how you do:
http://features.pewforum.org/quiz/us-religious-knowledge

I’d share that I got 15-out-of-15, but that might come across as “Pride”…one of the seven deadly sins! :-) Continue reading

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Is your heart ready for Advent?

This is a great video about the Advent season. Thanks to phatmass.com for bringing it to my attention. Enjoy!

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Introducing Jesus

A friend forwarded this video of how Steve Harvey would introduce Jesus Christ at the Second Coming:

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Convent of Converts

Vanessa Barnes of the Houston Examiner has an interesting article about 10 Episcopal nuns converting to become Catholic nuns this past Thursday, Sept. 3. The sisters cited “orthodoxy and unity” as the reasons for their conversion, and the report explains … Continue reading

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Deliver us from all anxiety

We all know that this world is full of trouble – and these days there is plenty to be anxious about. In worry-filled times, it’s important to remember the promises of God: Trust in the LORD with all your heart, … Continue reading

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The Queen of Heaven and the King of Kings

Many non-Catholics object to our use of the title “queen of heaven” in reference to the Blessed Virgin Mary. They do so because in the Old Testament, a false goddess – apparently Ishtar, the Assyro-Babylonian fertility goddess – was called … Continue reading

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