Sunday June 25th 2017

‘Explaining The Faith’ Archives

What Catholics should do to change the Culture of Death? Catholic Orthodoxy; Antidote Against the Culture of Death

What Catholics should do to change the Culture of Death? Catholic Orthodoxy; Antidote Against the Culture of Death

CATHOLIC ORTHODOXY;  ANTIDOTE AGAINST THE CULTURE OF DEATH by Raymond Leo Burke – Archbishop Emeritus of Saint Louis on October 9, 2010. It is a very direct speech focusing on the obedience to the Church’s Teaching and why it is so important. Introduction It is clear that we are [...]

What is a Saint?

What is a Saint?

What is a Saint? According to St. Paul, a "saint" is a follower of Christ (Col 1:2). In that way, we are all saints. However, over the centuries, the word "saint" has come to mean a person who has lived a life of great charity and heroic virtue. In that way, we are not saints...unless, of [...]

What is the Significance of the Transfiguration of Jesus?

What is the Significance of the Transfiguration of Jesus?

Luke 9:28b-36: the Transfiguration of Jesus It is important to note the passages leading up to the transfiguration (mission of the twelve, eschatological feeding, confession of Peter, passion prediction, conditions of discipleship) and how they form a synthesis of Christian life. What is the [...]

Why Do Catholic Priests Wear Vestments (Colorful Robes)?

Why Do Catholic Priests Wear Vestments (Colorful Robes)?

Vestments are a sacramental. That means they are set apart and blessed by the Church to excite good thoughts and to increase devotion in those who see and those who use them. They are the uniform of the priest when he is "on duty," while he is exercising the functions of his ministry and using the [...]

What is Eucharistic Adoration?

What is Eucharistic Adoration?

What is Eucharistic Adoration? Catholics believe that “The whole Christ is really, truly, and substantially present in the Holy Eucharist. We use the words "really, truly, and substantially" to describe Christ's presence in the Holy Eucharist in order to distinguish Our Lord's teaching from [...]

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