Facing Trials: 7 Ways to handle them

Trials are a vital and inevitable part of a Christian’s journey. However, different Christians respond to trials differently, which leaves us with the question: “how should I respond to trials?”. There are a lot of bible verses that give instructions on how to face trials and what to benefit from them. Romans 5:3-5 tells usContinue reading “Facing Trials: 7 Ways to handle them”

Behold, Your Mother!: Enter 2022 Praising God for these 7 Aspects of Mary’s Maternity

January 1 is the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. To celebrate this feast, let us contemplate some of the ways that Mary serves us as mother. You will notice that everything that Mary is, she is because of Christ.  Mother of Christ Mary is the only one who got to share flesh and bloodContinue reading “Behold, Your Mother!: Enter 2022 Praising God for these 7 Aspects of Mary’s Maternity”

Make the Most of November: 7 Tips

November is the month in which the Church historically celebrates all Saints (Canonized or not) and remembers all Souls who have departed this world. In particular, we remember and pray for Souls in purgatory,* who are waiting with deep (and painful) yearning to complete their purification so they can enter heaven. Here are some waysContinue reading “Make the Most of November: 7 Tips”

Indian Residential Schools, the Catholic Church: Lessons & Some Concrete Steps

In the summer of 2021, the whole world watched in horror as the unmarked graves of hundreds of children were discovered near former Indian Residential Schools in Canada. These schools were run by the Catholic Church with the support of the Government of Canada.  At that time, 1800s to late 1900s, it was the policyContinue reading “Indian Residential Schools, the Catholic Church: Lessons & Some Concrete Steps”

7 Things About St Joseph, The Foster Father of Jesus

The year 2021 is the Year of St. Joseph. Here are some things that stand out about this Holy man.  He was likely adopted himself* There is evidence from the genealogy of Jesus that St. Joseph himself was adopted. This shows that St. Joseph likely understood how to welcome Jesus as his adopted son. WeContinue reading “7 Things About St Joseph, The Foster Father of Jesus”

Grindr Scandal, Catholic Priests: 6 Lessons for Followers of Christ

This article is in response to news reports about Catholic Priests using Grindr. Grindr is a hook-up tool for casual sexual encounters between men. This news has saddened Catholics who are still reeling from the sex abuse scandals. For journalists, there are ethical concerns including the way that this information was obtained.  Do Not LeaveContinue reading “Grindr Scandal, Catholic Priests: 6 Lessons for Followers of Christ”

8 Christian Responses to Racism

1. Ask yourself: Is this a situation that the law can help? It is important to know whether the discrimination at issue is one where the law normally protects you.  For instance, a refusal to admit you into a particular school based solely on your race or ethnicity in a country where discrimination based onContinue reading “8 Christian Responses to Racism”