Jesus: The Gardener

"Let us create human beings in our own image, after our likeness. Let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the tame animals, the wild animals, and all the creatures that crawl on the earth." To be made in the image of God is one of the greatest … Continue reading Jesus: The Gardener

Atheists At It Again

Clubshadenfreude is at it again ladies and gents! Here's the newest blog, which is a response to a fellow Catholic blogger, Christine Chasehttps://authorchristinachase.com/2021/04/15/of-false-gods/https://clubschadenfreude.com/2021/05/12/not-so-polite-dinner-conversation-a-discussion-with-a-catholic/ Club:"I’ve recently been crossing swords with a Roman Catholic, Christina Chase. She has a blog and I commented on a poem she wrote. Then we ended up chatting in the comments. This … Continue reading Atheists At It Again

A Brief FAQ For Catholics

Why do Catholics Worship Mary?This is a common accusation made against Catholics, especially from Protestants. They make an assumption that if we direct something that they assume is only for God to Mary, that's worship. It's not.The Bible tells us that true worship begins in the heart, that it's an outpouring of love, reverence, fear, … Continue reading A Brief FAQ For Catholics

‘How’ and ‘What’ is a Christian?

The dictionary defines 'Christian' as 'someone who professes belief in the teachings of Christianity; a person who has received Christian baptism.' It's a strange thing, we think we know what a Christian is, but actually we're usually just compounding 'what' a Christian is with 'how' a Christian should be. Let's look at the difference. What … Continue reading ‘How’ and ‘What’ is a Christian?

Christianity and Homosexuality

I'm choosing to write about homosexuality, and this isn't from a place of bigotry or hatred. It's actually to clarify what the Church has believed, and what the Bible teaches. I also want to touch on why we believe what we do on this subject. My main reason to do this is because certain Protestant … Continue reading Christianity and Homosexuality

Another Response

This a response to a blog that criticizes common Christian expressions. Original BloggerMe I’ll Pray for You“Oh that’s nice. So, what are you praying for? I do need to know so I can give you reports on how well you are doing. ” If they own up to what they are praying for: “Hmmm, okay, … Continue reading Another Response

Catholic Doctrine: The Immaculate Conception of the Ark of the New Covenant

The Immaculate Conception. The Ark of the New Covenant: two of the most misunderstood doctrines of the Church, so closely tied together! It's impossible to talk on one without the other. So what does these doctrine mean? More importantly, what do they not mean? The Immaculate ConceptionLet's do what we always do; let's go to … Continue reading Catholic Doctrine: The Immaculate Conception of the Ark of the New Covenant

Be Still

Psalm 46:10 He says, "Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."Exodus 14:14 The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still.. Being still: not exactly an easy thing to do. One may consider this a task in … Continue reading Be Still

The Three Stages of the Church

The Church is united and one, as we've discussed in a previous blog. This unity is not based on location, race, gender or any other identifying mark we use when referring to human 'oneness'. The Church is one because She shares the same founder (Christ), the same faith (Christianity), the same sacraments (the Eucharist etc), … Continue reading The Three Stages of the Church

Catholic Doctrine: The Four Marks of the Church of Christ

THE FOUR MARKS OF THE CHURCH The Church has always considered there to be four marks of identification; these marks point to the authenticity of the Church in question, and so must be visible that the Church in question can be identified as 'true'. The Four Marks: One: The Church in question must be truly … Continue reading Catholic Doctrine: The Four Marks of the Church of Christ