All of us fall short of the glory of God. But listen to what he says in this video aired by Fox news the other day. I say “listen to what he says,” because he doesn’t exactly answer the questions the Fox correspondent asks him. Those questions serve more to assuage the Fox News base, than anything else.
As you all should realize by now, a few of us from the Patheos Catholic Channel, and a handful of other religious bloggers, are visiting the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. [Read more…]
I don’t always agree with the reviews that SDG gives, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t usually agree with his picks. I was glad to see him recommend “The Miracle Maker,” which is a film I’ve been meaning to see for awhile now. Here’s a snippet of what he says about it, [Read more…]
I was blessed to visit where the Annunciation took place. I figured that I should share some of the photographs of the grotto, and cave-like home, of the Theotokos on this day on which we celebrate this Solemnity. Over this site is built the Basilica of the Annunciation in the pretty crowded (these days) town of Nazareth. [Read more…]
צדיק is the Hebrew word for “righteous,” and it is an adjective that the Gospel of Matthew uses to describe the foster father of Jesus (though he used the Greek word, δίκαιος). But it means righteous on the level of say a Moses or an Elijah. In other words, not just a good man, but a really, really, high level, holy man, like those paragons of holiness.
Be warned, devoted follower of YIMCatholic. It’s time for a pop quiz. Here is the question,
In the following episode of Radio Maria’s Catholic And Enjoying It radio show, there will be absolutely no,
B) Fun allowed
C) Deadly serious discussions of everything that is WRONG with the Church, Pope Francis, or what ails the guvment.
D) All of the above.
E) None of the above.
So, break out your Scantrons, and a highly sharpened #2 pencil, and go listen to the show that aired last Wednesday.
Truthfully, you will learn that I was as excited about the prospect of shopping for a church to attend as I was interested in petting sharks. You’ll learn the real meaning of the term “C.C.D. Class.” You’ll learn of the importance of Chick Tracts in my knowledge of the teachings of the Catholic Church prior to my conversion.
Apostles, Church Fathers, saints; we cover it all. You’ll even hear me slip in a Tennessee twang a time or two. Mark even teaches me how to actually pronounce the title of Blaise Pascal’s Pensées. <<==Seriously.
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