Sunday Sermon: Don't be a coward
When it comes to their faith lives, folks with a deep conviction can be extremely defensive. I've even heard some go so far as to claim that those who don't follow the same belief system and faith practices they do will even end up in hell when they die. The fact is that neither … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: Jesus Christ is the Church
Today marks the final Sunday in the liturgical year of the Catholic Church. Next Sunday begins the season of Advent, the four-week period leading up to the birth of Jesus Christ. As Advent begins, the readings at Mass will begin to lead us towards that most important and holy moment in the history of humanity. … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: In the end, we all become one with God
Another day marks the return of another regular series to my website. This time it will be the weekly 'Sunday Sermon' series geared towards religious/spiritual issues. This series is one of my oldest, beginning all the way back in September 2005. It ran fairly regularly through 2013, but then disappeared for the better part of … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: Giving thanks for modern religious
"See to it that no one captivate you with an empty, seductive philosophy according to human tradition, according to the elemental powers of the world and not according to Christ" ~ St. Paul's Letter to the Colossians (New Testament, Colossians 2:8) It's a question that does not have a simple answer: are Catholic schools … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: Are Catholic Schools ‘Better’ Than Public?