Category Archives: Catholic Teaching

Those Who Pray…

  Please pray. It’s not that hard…

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Vatican II

via Vatican II Vatican II The Second Vatican Council seems to have been blamed for everything from taking away nun’s habits to “forbidding” the Latin Mass to the fact that I can’t make a decent cup of coffee. Perhaps the … Continue reading

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Fr. Spitzer’s Universe – 2019-09-04 – The Purpose and Benefit of the Catholic Church

Fr. Spitzer’s Universe Fr. Robert Spitzer and Doug Keck discuss the purpose and benefit of the Church relationship, worship, learning, and service.   3:30 minute mark: Elon Musk: Global population collapse,   5:15 minute mark: Expansion on global population collapse … Continue reading

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I Have A Question – 4

Was Jesus lying or just mistaken when He told the Peter and the apostles, “Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven” (Mt 16:19, 18:18). Or did … Continue reading

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I Have A Question – 3

When Jesus gave the apostles the power to forgive or retain sins, was He lying, confused or…? “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I send you. And when he had said this, he breathed … Continue reading

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I Have A Question – 2

In Jewish culture, if a woman’s husband had died, the oldest son assumed the responsibility of caring and providing for the mother. Not to take on that responsibility would have been a tremendously shameful scandal. If Mary had other sons, … Continue reading

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I Have A Question – 1

Why is Lot called Abraham’s “brother” (Gen. 14:14) when he is the son of Haran, Abraham’s actual brother (Gen. 11:26–28)? Wouldn’t that make him Abraham’s nephew? BK

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Brothers And Sisters Of Jesus?

Many people believe that Mary and Joseph had children after Jesus. I would like to pose just one question regarding the “Brothers of Jesus”… If Mary and Joseph had children after the birth of Jesus, why didn’t they bring them … Continue reading

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The Gospel On A String

Imagine yourself as a child walking through a garden, a light breeze whispering its way through the leaves on the trees and flowering roses as you make your way along the edge of a softly babbling stream, sounds of birds chirping … Continue reading

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Dig…

When you find a treasure buried in a field, what do you do? Mt 13:44 “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field, which a person finds and hides again, and out of joy goes and … Continue reading

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Guard Me, Then, O Holy Spirit

Guard me then, O Holy Spirit, that I always may be holy… ……is the last petition in one of my favorite prayers to the Holy Spirit.  These days, we live in an “anything goes” society – anything, that is, except … Continue reading

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Strengthen Me O Holy Spirit

Strengthen me O Holy Spirit, that I may defend all that is holy… …is the fourth petition in one of my favorite prayers to the Holy Spirit.  Let’s face it, there are times when we hear someone come right out … Continue reading

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Mary’s Sinlessness: A Biblical Documentary

This is an amazing video… There is one statement on the fate of babies who die before baptism (for example, through abortion or illness or accident after birth) that I question and I checked for clarification. Here is what I … Continue reading

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Charity

1Cor. 13:13  So faith, hope, love remain, these three; but the greatest of these is love.  Charity is the theological virtue by which we love God above all things for his own sake, and our neighbor as ourselves for the … Continue reading

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