Tag - Faith

27th October – Feast of Christ the King!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=166QpayuCnE Comment: We are reflecting upon, and discussing, the shocking state of the Church on various threads; We have noted that Our Lord, Christ the King, is being abused and insulted at the highest levels in His Church today.  The human element in the Church is all but obscuring the divine.  Let us, therefore, use...

Technology Vs The Spiritual Life …

Comment:  Some parents try to put off the day when their offspring are allowed smartphones and thus unsupervised access to the internet. This, however, can cause bad feeling and cultivate rebellious attitudes in the young towards their concerned parents. And once they reach the older teenage years, it really isn't possible to ban things, not...

Russia: Politics & Faith-The Inside Story

Blogger, Benedict Carter writes: Apparently Russia is now a Christian country and Putin, the champion of Christian values, is in Syria solely to protect the Christian population. Putin is the Traditionalist's friend because he has banned homosexuality. He should be supported simply by virtue of his enmity to our own godless Western leaders. Orthodoxy is...

Is Doubting The Faith No Longer A Sin?

VATICAN CITY - Everyone experiences doubts about the faith at times - “I have” many times, Pope Francis said - but such doubts can be “a sign that we want to know God better and more deeply.” “We do not need to be afraid of questions and doubts because they are the beginning of a...

17/10: Feast of the “First Fridays’ Saint”!

SAINT MARGARET MARY ALACOQUE, VIRGIN—1690  Feast: October 17 In seventeenth-century France the faith of the people had been badly shaken; there was rebellion against the Church and neglect of its teachings; the rise of Protestantism and the spread of the heresy of Jansenism[1] both had a part in the weakening of the structure built up...

Should The Scots Bishops Apologise?

 August Newsletter online early - click on image above to read... note: this post published on 21 July (not 19th as per sidebar) Comment: For years, the Scots faithful have been told that the Church is thriving in the aftermath of the Vatican II "renewal".  Clearly, that has not been true at any point post-Vatican II.  Throughout this alleged...

Church Youth Groups Destroy Faith…

A study commissioned by a protestant organization has found that Christian youth groups, with an infantile approach to the faith and a focus heavily on being “hip” to this fallen culture, are a predominate factor in driving many young people from Christianity.  Mind, this study looked at Christians in general and not Catholics, but...

The Mystery of the Missing Malaysian Airplane – And Other Mysteries…

The mystery of the missing plane is exercising the media like nothing else has done for quite some time. Constant news updates reveal that every imaginable line of enquiry is apparently being followed.  One aviation  expert told callers to a  popular radio phone-in show this week that even far-fetched possibilities, dismissed at the beginning, are now being considered  Nobody knows anything, and...