Jesus instituted the priesthood at the last supper. He gave the keys to his kingdom on earth to St. Peter, our first Pope. He passed his authority over the Church to the Twelve when he breathed on them on Pentecost and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” He gave these firstContinue Reading

After his baptism, before his public ministry began, Jesus went out into the desert for forty days to pray and fast. At the end of that time, he found himself tired, hungry, and weak. It was then the devil came to tempt him. Why did the devil tempt our Lord?Continue Reading

“Life begins at conception.” This has been the stance of the Church and prolife groups since the beginning. Yet, this sentence isn’t entirely true. Something not entirely true is 100% false.   Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, And before you were bornContinue Reading

When my wife and I were dating, and things started to get serious, I took her home to meet my family. They wasted no time in breaking out the family photo albums and began to dissect my life picture by picture. There were the cute baby pictures, pictures of theContinue Reading

Leaving Mass this weekend I found a white envelope sitting under the windshield wiper on my car. I knew without looking what it was. It was a letter from someone concerned for the salvation of my soul. The letter begins – “My Catholic friend; I’m writing you today concerning RomanContinue Reading

There is one God. With three distinct and individual persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The Father begot the Son and the Holy Spirit precedes from the Father and the Son. All existence resides within God. Heaven, hell, purgatory, and the entire timeline of existence exists fully within God. ForContinue Reading

On July 16, 2021, Pope Francis issued Traditionis Custodes, a motu proprio on the use of the Roman Liturgy prior to the reform of 1970. Motu proprio is Latin for “on his own impulse”. Traditionis Custodes reversed the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum issued by Pope Benedict XVI on July 7,Continue Reading