What we call “science” today was first practiced at European universities founded by the Catholic Church. Almost no serious religion rejects science. However, history is…read more
Fortunately for human beings, God is able to make God’s self known to people even without use of the Bible. We probably all know stories…read more
When people ask me why I serve as a Eucharistic Minister, I usually just give them the short version of the story: Because I felt…read more
Sometimes, I wonder what an outsider would think of our world. How can a planet, so small within the vast universe, be so terribly at…read more
Prevenient grace is a grace that comes without any effort or “earning” it on the part of humans. It reflects the fact that God takes…read more
Q: Why is the church so focused on banning contraception when over-crowding and over population is greatly dwindling the earth’s resources?
A: The Church is not trying to “ban contraception” — though given some of the recently media coverage I can understand why someone might think that it is.read more