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

Tag: idolatry

“Disliking Detachment” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

15th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Amos 7:12-15; Mk 6:7-13) “Disliking Detachment”  PDF Version   Homily for the 15thSunday of OT, Year B: Amos 7:12-15; Mk 6:7-13 (2018) I will freely admit that I struggle with being attached to many of my material possessions. I would be lying if I said that I would not feel great distress… Read More ›

“…and he slit their throats.” (1 Kings 18:40) – Homily by Fr. Jerome

“How long will you go limping with two different opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal, then follow him!” (1 Kings 18:21) During our stay on Mount Carmel, we seized the opportunity to set things straight right out of the gate! During the celebration of our first Mass, we took  stock… Read More ›

What is it that makes skipping Mass a mortal sin?

Q. According to the Baltimore Catechism, not attending Mass is a mortal sin.  What is it that makes it a mortal sin? A. It is also a mortal sin in the present Catechism and from the day God gave the law to Moses to observe the Sabbath! This idea didn’t diminish as time went on. … Read More ›