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WE NEED TO GET READY TO DIE

Feb 27th, 2017 | By
casketBlog

Citing Augustine, St. Alphonsus Liguori says “God has not promised you tomorrow; perhaps He will give it to you and perhaps He will deny it to you as He has denied it to so many.” In the middle ages there was an entire genre of literature on the theme of “dying well”. St Robert Bellarmine’s

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Catholic Church Beatifies Famous Japanese Samurai

Feb 13th, 2017 | By
sam

  On Tuesday Feb 7th 2017, the Catholic Church beatified Takayama Ukon, a Japanese Christian samurai and feudal lord who died in exile about 400 years ago after refusing to renounce his faith. According to Wikipedia, Ukon was expelled from Japan after the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, the ruler of the time, prohibited the Christian faith.

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Beautiful St. Thomas Aquinas Infographic

Jan 24th, 2017 | By
aquinsmall

I ran across this beautiful infographic today on the life of St. Thomas Aquinas. Click here to download a larger copy!       Who else wants to learn philosophy? Get the Introduction To The Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas program available here.


Types Of Unbelief

Jan 23rd, 2017 | By
unbe

Do you know the difference between a heretic, materialist, infidel, apostate, and an atheist? This nice chart will help you understand the difference.  


WHY PEOPLE BELIEVE WRONG THINGS (AND HOW TO STOP DOING THAT)

Jan 16th, 2017 | By

Undoubtedly one of the biggest problems in the world is that people believe things that simply aren’t true. But why does this happen? After all nobody really wants to be in error. Nobody wants to have false beliefs. Yet it happens all the time. In this episode of Spiritual Combat, I’ll talk about why people believe

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HOW TO HAVE INTERIOR PEACE

Dec 3rd, 2016 | By
peace

Everyone wants interior peace, that peace of soul that may be described as an overall satisfaction with one’s life. But the problem is almost everyone does things that completely sabotages that peace. In this episode of Spiritual Combat, I’ll talk about how to stop doing that and truly gain interior peace. Click the play button or

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BISHOP BARRON: CATHOLICS ARE DROPPING THE BALL ON APOLOGETICS

Nov 22nd, 2016 | By
barron

This is a great video by Bishop Robert Barron. As I often talk about here, many people, especially the young, are leaving Christianity and the Catholic faith in droves. No it’s not because Church goers aren’t nice enough. It’s not even principally because these people are always mired in sin. It’s because THEY DON’T THINK

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THE PROBLEM WITH SAYING “ONLY SCIENCE GIVES US KNOWLEDGE”

Nov 16th, 2016 | By
scienceblog

Without a doubt, modern science is the most important intellectual influence shaping our culture today. And there is no reason for any philosopher to attack science itself. Science is a wonderful way in which we can acquire knowledge about the world. But the problem is this… Many people today hold an exaggerated view of science.

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WHY MORALITY HAS COMPLETELY COLLAPSED IN THE MODERN WORLD

Nov 4th, 2016 | By
desolateblog

There has been a complete decline of morality in the modern world. That is not to say moral debates don’t still occur (of course they do). Rather it is to say that the moral terms and ideas used in contemporary moral debates are meaningless because they have been stripped out of their proper context. You see, real

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WHY CATHOLICS CANNOT VOTE FOR HILLARY CLINTON IN GOOD CONSCIENCE

Nov 2nd, 2016 | By
crazy-hillary-barking

Some stupid Catholics claim that they can vote for Hillary in good conscience. This is simply not true. This video is from Father Mark Goring, who is the director of the Catholic Charismatic Center in Houston, TX, a mission of the Companions of the Cross, an Ottawa, Ontario-based Society of Apostolic Life focused on Christ

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