Tag - charity

Bishops Closing Churches & Building Mosques: Crazy…Or Diversity in Action?

Christianity exhorts its adherents to be charitable, but it is really charitable to affirm people in a belief system that tells them that hatred, contempt, and violence are blessed by the deity? The question is pertinent because recently in Nigeria and France, Catholic bishops have used the money donated by their own Catholic people to build...

Four Levels of Happiness – Is That All?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_YjXjv2f8E&feature=youtu.be Comment:  In a conversation recently with friends and relatives about the way some people prefer to wallow in bad feeling, nurture or harbour a grudge, rather than make some effort to get to the root of a problem(s) and reconcile with perceived enemies, one of our number suggested that such people are invariably unhappy in...

Lent & Love of God…Join The Dots!

https://youtu.be/-4W_CLRW9Lo Comment:  There can sometimes be a failure to understand the true nature of Lent.  It's seen, rightly, as a time of prayer and penance, making atonement for sins, and reflecting on the Passion and Death of Our Lord. However, arguably,  the majority of Catholics pay insufficient attention to what should be the outcome of our...

And The Greatest Of These Is Charity…

"Let us consider the Eighth Commandment, not least within the context of today’s digital age. The Ten Commandments make explicit the natural law written into every human heart. They tell us to love God (Commandments One to Three) and to love our neighbour (Commandments Four to Ten). The Eighth Commandment says this: “You shall...