The Sacraments: Where are they in the Bible?

“Why do I need to confess my sins to a priest?” Because Jesus said so!! Maybe you’ve heard these questions (or similar ones) before: “Why do you have Confirmation?” “Why do you believe communion is actually Jesus’ body?” “Why do I need to confess my sins to a priest? It doesn’t say that in the Bible!” […]

Catholics and Scripture

We are told that it is very important to know ourselves; that we must know who we are.  Though this is true, we can only come to know who we are by knowing who our creator is.  We need to know God before we can know ourselves.  But, how can we come to know God?  […]

The Windex to Our Souls

“Blessed are the clean of heart: for they shall see God” (Matthew 5:8)   Jesus Christ is the “Image of the invisible God” (Colossians 1:15), Light from Light: the Light from the Father, and the invisible Light through whom all visible light is made. He is “the Light of the world” (John 8:12), and especially […]

The Feast Day of the Holy Innocents

“In him (God, the Word) was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1:4-5)   Today is the Feast of the Holy Innocents, and we recall the innocent children slaughtered by King Herod, in his effort to destroy the […]