Monday, August 31, 2020 – Umm…so it is a good thing today is a break day because I forgot to set up the September devotional download for tomorrow. Eek! Well, I know what I’m doing today after daily Mass. Saint Felicity, pray for us!
Sunday, August 30, 2020 – Now that we have briefed our FOUR MARKS OF THE CHURCH (One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic), I think I will leave you with a handy chart of when some of the major Christian denominations were formed. It is pretty eye-opening to see **why** the Catholic Church is the one and Read More
Saturday, August 29, 2020 – Are we at the last Mark of the Church already!? Well, good! That means we are at APOSTOLIC (AKA APOSTOLICITY). In my opinion, this is the easiest of the four Marks to understand and also the most important because it really contains the other three Marks. Also, it is a Read More
Friday, August 28, 2020 – Ever-onward in our discussion of the Marks of the Church! Today we will be talking about CATHOLIC (AKA CATHOLICITY). This one confuses people because so many think, “oh! Y’all just givin’ yourselves the **name** Catholic.” Sorry, but no. Catholic literally means universal. And that, dear reader, is what we aim Read More
Thursday, August 27, 2020 – Today we will be discussing the second Mark of the Church: HOLY (AKA SANCTITY). A lot of people confuse this one by thinking that every person is a Saint. Umm…no. This one is about Christ, the source of all holiness, being the Founder of the Catholic Church (as opposed to Read More
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 – Before we get started on each of the four Marks of the Church, let’s contemplate the Catechism for a moment. I find this section to be a bit confusing. It is hard to explain. Maybe it was a translation issue? Perhaps it was a the craziness of the late 80s Read More
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 – That’s right, folks! It is time for another round of super basic Catholic primers! This time we will be covering the Marks of the Church. This is one of those topics that makes people a little itchy because, well, it confirms that Christ founded ONE Church—the Catholic Church—which of course Read More
Monday, August 24, 2020 – a standard break daytwenty-three weeks down, oh my!will write tomorrow Heart of Jesus, salvation of those who trust in Thee, have mercy on us.
Sunday, August 23, 2020 – As a final post on trip down death and the afterlife, let’s cover some stuff that does NOT happen in the four last things: You cannot and do not become an angel when you die. No matter how hard you wish on crossed fingers with your favorite rabbit’s foot, your Read More
Saturday, August 22, 2020 – Al right, readers! We have officially covered the Four Last Things: Death; Judgment, Heaven, and Hell. BUT wait…there’s more! Well, more explanation anyway. Tied up within the realm of the Four Last Things is a little place we like to call: PURGATORY. For me, purgatory is oddly comforting. While I Read More