When Do People Recite the Rosary?
The rosary is both a one-person and a group devotional effort. The Catholic Church advocates that families use the rosary as a family devotional practice during May and October as well as other times throughout the year.Called to Be Faithful
God has entrusted each of us with gifts and resources that we can use to serve Him and glorify Him. This article explains what it means to be a faithful steward.There Are Twenty? Were There Not Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary?
In the Catholic faith, you may have heard of the word mystery used from time to time. Mystery refers to your important beliefs about God, Jesus Christ, and the Virgin Mary, all of whom are an integral part of the Catholic religion but can not be substantiated outside of this belief.Universities and Christian Right
Some claim that universities teach esoteric subjects but not Christianity. What universities actually teach and why.Psalm 96 – LORD Over All Creation
This Psalm is not limited to the particular authorship of one writer; it is, rather, a beautifully composed song of praise for the coming kingdom of the LORD. It is found building from local concern – a charge for the Israelites – to the Gentile concern, before it decrees the universal Sovereignty of the LORD.A Love That Lasts Forever
Why was “I Will Always Love You” Whitney Houston’s most successful hit? Was it because of her incredible voice, her range, her charisma? Or was it something else?Where Did We Get the Books of The Bible?
The Old and New Testaments contain 66 books–but how do we know that they are the “right” books? How did we come to get the books of the Bible? The way in which canon or official texts were identified is crucial to understanding and appreciating the authority of Scripture.The Role of God, Religion and Morality in Contemporary Society
The amalgamation of three current events makes this question perhaps more salient than ever. Primarily it’s the Christmas period. This is a time of monotheistic spiritual inception for the western world’s faithful and one on both consumption and giving for the secular.Proposition 8 and a Tragic Misstep by Evangelical Leaders
The overturning of Proposition 8 has brought a deluge of criticism from evangelical leaders. But is this focus on homosexuality a healthy and Biblical one? This article argues that the outcries from evangelical leaders may be a tragic misstep, keeping people from God’s grace.Abiding the Word of God
The commonest threat toward sin plaguing believers everywhere, and throughout history, is the human-created God. The rank importance of aligning our lives to the radical but truth-filled biblical plumbline is set forth…Who Is Jesus Christ? Who He Is and the Nature of His Character
Ask a neighbor, coworker, or family member “Who is Jesus Christ?” and you may be hard-pressed to find a clear and correct answer. There is much confusion in today’s culture concerning Christ – who He is and the nature of His character. The early church was also confused, and the book of Colossians was written by the apostle Paul to help clarify that the truth of Christ is vital to Christianity. If Christ is not the Savior of all mankind, our world is hopeless; if Christ is the Savior of the world, then we must worship Him.When the Gaspar Went Missing
It has long been a family tradition to mark the days of Advent and Christmastide seasons with the wood-carved characters appearing in our little creche one by one, week after week, like unfolding scenes in a two-act drama. First the cattle and sheep are placed nearby to simply mill about the empty manger.