Humility is the self recognition in relation to God or deities, acceptance of one’s defects, and submission to divine grace. penance, mortifying the flesh, repentance of sins, almsgiving, and self-denial, which all are highlighted during the Lenten season, are ways to cultivate humility in our hearts, also by reciting this beautiful prayer. The litany of humility, for private devotions, is a moving prayer that […]
If you are like a lot of people, you may find the differences between Catholics and Protestants to be a little murky. A person of the Catholic faith will usually identify as Catholic rather than Christian, which causes confusion for many. While Catholicism is a part of Christianity, the definition of Christianity is so broad […]
Pope Francis plans to call all catholics around the globe against climate change, something that can anger many of the Vatican conservatives. According to Bishop Marcelo Sorondo, chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences of the Vatican, cited by The Guardian daily, the pope wants to have direct influence about the vital conference of climate […]
I grew up in a household that put up the Christmas tree a few days after Thanksgiving. Our tree would be up until sometime after Christmas, usually coming down the first week of January. There was never a defining moment when the Christmas decorations went up or when they should come down. We didn’t talk […]
Wow! I went to check the news this morning and I was hit with a whopper. Pope Benedict XVI plans to resign at the end of this month! That’s less than three weeks from now. I am stunned. The last pope to resign was Pope Gregory XII in 1415 as part of a deal to […]
Recently Google updated its algorithm to remove pornographic images in search results for non-pornographic searches according to a recent FoxNews.com report. Google tweaked its search algorithm overnight, effectively making it much harder to stumble upon pornographic images. The company says this will minimize the likelihood that a random search for, say, bicycling, would return sexually […]
The Catholicism DVD series by Fr. Robert Barron has taken Catholic parishes by storm. In case you haven’t heard of it you should check out.
Imagine you’ve just died, but you didn’t quite know it. You try to move on with your daily business, but your curiosity is piqued by finding yourself in a familiar yet very different place. Eventually you discover you are in purgatory and now you must figure out how to get out.
Launch day is finally here! I’ve been working very hard to create a brand new About Catholics experience for you for many years and I am proud to offer this website to you today.
It seems to me that everyone wants a piece of the pie, but not too many people want to do what it takes to get it. They try to cut corners or devise other ways to get at this pie, but in reality these people are only fooling themselves in thinking that they are going to […]