"Everyone who belongs to the Truth hears my voice…" (John 18:37)

Tag: Catechism of the Catholic Church

“What Happens During Baptism?” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord “What Happens During Baptism?”    PDF Version  

“Reality of Truth or Pride of Opinion?” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

The subtitle of this talk is: Being Catholic in a Pluralistic Culture. The dilemma Catholics have always faced- and perhaps as fiercely, if not more, today than ever before- is the supposition that religion is a matter of personal opinion and not objective truth. As such, when Catholics purport to have positions on practically everything, people… Read More ›

“What the Church ACTUALLY Teaches About Same-Sex Attraction” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

There is perhaps a no more divisive issue in our modern times than that of the Catholic Church’s response to homosexuality. Upon visiting a typical high school classroom, the following question will invariably be posed, “Why does the Church hate gay people?” Could it be, that Holy Mother Church, the Spotless Bride of Christ, could… Read More ›

“A Brief Introduction to the YouCat for Teachers” – Talk by Fr. Nathan

In this talk, Fr. Nathan offers school teachers an introduction to the YouCat (Youth Catechism). This talk offers an explanation as to why we have catechisms and a general overview of the contents of the YouCat. I also included a few of my own personal musings on what it means to be a teacher in… Read More ›

Be Prepared!

Exploring the Catechism of the Catholic Church Part II During the Year of Faith, Pope Benedict XVI reminds us that growing in our faith is a spiritual journey; if we’re not moving forward, we may get off track and even lose our way.  We must take time to nurture and strengthen our spiritual lives if… Read More ›

Be Prepared!

Exploring The Catechism of the Catholic Church – Part I On October 11th, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI proclaimed the beginning of the Year of Faith.  His choice of this date is auspicious, not only because it marked the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, but also because it was the 20th anniversary… Read More ›

Opening the Door to Christ

In last week’s article, we recognized that the gentle but persistent knocking at the door of our hearts is Christ himself. He is calling, inviting us to renew our hearts and minds in this Year of Faith.  How will we respond?  To begin, we should take a moment to see where we are and think… Read More ›

The Universal Church

Have you ever wanted to learn more about your faith and go deeper in your spiritual life?  In his letter, The Door of Faith, Pope Benedict XVI proclaimed a Year of Faith that will begin on October 11, 2012, the 50th anniversary of Vatican II and the 20th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic… Read More ›