Time Wasted on the Medjugorje Fraud…

…is time taken from something God wants you to actually spend time on.  A reader who realized this writes: I just read your blog about Spirit Daily/Medjugorje.  I agree w/you re:  Medj. even though my reversion back to Holy Mother Church came about due to Perpetual Adoration and reading a book on Medj. in the chapel. [Read More...]

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A reader is pleased and puzzled to be Catholic

He writes: Hi Mark, enjoy your blog and writings. I’m new back to the church after decades in born again church’s. I’m thrilled to be back, after studying for a couple of years Catholic Church doctrine. Wonderful! Welcome back! But at the same time I understand again why many leave the church for what seems [Read More...]

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Obsessed Fanboy writes…

I know you are an extraordinarily busy man and I will not be offended in the least if you choose not to respond to this email. That said, I’ve run into a situation in my personal spiritual life that I’m hesitant to address on my own. If you deign to, would you mind answering some [Read More...]

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A reader ponders whether to parish shop

Love your blog and the good sense that you bring to National Catholic Register. It’s sorely needed it seems! I have a question for you related to church attendance. Two years ago my family and I moved from PA to a small-ish town in TX. There are a few (I think 5?) Catholic churches in [Read More...]

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The “Soul Fixed at Death” Thingie

A reader writes: I’m sure you get a heroic amount of email, so if you’re reading this at all: Thank You! I have a question that’s bothered me nearly every day since I came back home to Rome: Isn’t the whole “state of your soul fixed at death” thing sort of arbitrary? I understand the [Read More...]

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My friend James Preece…

…author of the Catholic and Loving it blog (which you really should read), writes from Hull, in Yorkshire, England to ask: We just took the plunge, well, almost.. our eldest Leona is going to leave school at the end of December and be home educated from January. Just wondering if you have any hints and [Read More...]

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A reader puzzles about the HHS Mandate

He writes: Maybe this is just a particularly loathsome example of liberal Christian nonsense, but this article, by a Quaker, is making the rounds on FB. Read it if you have time — if not, I know you’re busy. I’m wondering if you know any good articles, or have written any, that addresses the following [Read More...]

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Any Readers Familiar with the Church in Sevilla, Spain?

A reader writes: I have a good friend I met as an exchange student here 20 years ago who lives in Spain (her home country).  She grew up Catholic but I think marginally practiced.  When she was here she went to church with her host family to an evangelical Protestant church and really experienced Christ [Read More...]

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When you get two emails both titled “Shameless Self Promotion” from Two People…

…who don’t know each other, and you like them both, what do you do? Offer a twofer, of course! First, the lovely and excellent Erin Manning writes: Last fall you were immensely kind enough to help me spread the word that my first-ever children’s science fiction book, The Telmaj, was available for sale. May I [Read More...]

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The Unstoppable Brandon Vogt and Fr. Robert Barron Want *YOU*

Brandon writes: Lots of people have questions for Fr. Robert Barron, but between running Mundelein Seminary and spearheading Word on Fire, he just doesn’t have enough time to answer all of them. Yet we know these questions are important. That’s why today, we at Word on Fire have launched a new way to connect with [Read More...]

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