What the Catholic Church teaches about Christian marriage is the liberating message for this age, as it is for every age, precisely because it presents the mystery of eternity made manifest in the here and now.
Readers of Catholic Online and beyond commonly ask why we care about what happens in space. After all, if our purpose is to love and serve the Lord, what need do we have of space exploration? Why bother sending rovers to Mars when there are children to be fed, diseases to be fought, and souls to be saved right here on Earth?
An abstract of Pope Benedict XVI’s Encyclical, Deus Caritas Est
Our Catholic Confirmation automatically makes us Soldiers for Christ.
What has hapened to the United States in the last forty years? Are we in a downward spiral toward true moral bankrupcy?
As we draw near to our God this Christmas morning and receive the great gift of His Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity, let us not hesitate to give ourselves back to Him. Let us enter the holy game, feel the uncreated rhythm, and join in the eternal dance which sanctifies us and the world. Let us also have a Merry Christmas!