Tag Archives: Christianity

On Being an Authentic Christian Witness

There is much to munch on in a post entitled, Father Corapi and Authentic Christian Witness, by Anthony S. Layne on Outside the Asylum. Excerpt: So it is with authentic Christian witness. Ideally, a Christian properly formed and catechized isn’t … Continue reading

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Being Catholic is Not for Wimps

Too often we Catholics forget that it is not just those who come into the Church at Easter who are converts.  Even those of us who came to the baptismal font in our mother’s arms are converts.  At some point … Continue reading

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Christians Should Weep for Bin Laden

The day after  the death of  Bin Laden, I wrote a post, Should Christians  Celebrate the Death of Bin Laden?”  No. Christians should never rejoice when a human being, made in the image and likeness of God, dies. Jim Tighe … Continue reading

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Earliest Christian Book Found?

H/T First Thoughts. From the BBC: “A group of 70 or so “books”, each with between five and 15 lead leaves bound by lead rings, was apparently discovered in a remote arid valley in northern Jordan somewhere between 2005 and … Continue reading

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Iowa Wrestler goes to the mat for his religious convictions

He refused to wrestle a girl.  I really don’t understand parents who would allow their daughter to wrestle a boy.  The false premise that gender doesn’t matter, that is, that male and female are interchangeable has taken hold in our … Continue reading

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Todays O Antiphon of Advent:O Oriens

Today is the Winter Solstice; the shortest day and the longest night of the year. It is the darkest day of the year. Yet the O Antiphon for today is O Radiant Dawn: “O Dawn, splendor of eternal light, and … Continue reading

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Stumbling Block to Faith

The hardest question for people of faith to answer is, if there is a all powerful, loving, and merciful God why does He allow evil and suffering to exist?  How do we answer this legitimate question in a way that … Continue reading

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