To Know God as a Catholic

Our desire to know God does not necessitate our accepting the object of our desire should he reveal himself. The hungry man may reject the food set before him. Photo by michael_swan is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0. This content uses referral links.     Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes II. Ways of Coming to Read more…

Effort and Faith in the Catholic Church

Our salvation requires effort, our effort. This does not mean that our efforts save us, but rather is simply an admission that becoming who God would have us to be requires us to avoid frustrating his efforts. Photo by Ted is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. This content uses referral links.    Estimated Reading Time: Read more…

Faith and the Foundation of Belief

“Faith is man’s response to God, who reveals himself and gives himself to man, at the same time bringing man a superabundant light as he searches for the ultimate meaning of his life.” Photo by Hernán Piñera is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. This content uses referral links.    Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes  Read more…

Proof-Texting and The Catechism

In this post, I discuss proof-texting and the importance of considering each of the teachings of the faith as part of a unified whole. Photo by Joshua Ommen is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. This content uses referral links.   Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes V. Practical Directions for Using this Catechism 18 This catechism Read more…

Evangelical Catholic Thought

In this post, I continue my reflections upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church with particular reflection upon the existence of evangelical Catholic thought. Photo by Pamla J. Eisenberg is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. This content uses referral links.  Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes I. The life of man – to know Read more…