St. Damien

The Christian Answer to Suffering

Everybody suffers; there is simply no getting around it. Nobody gets through life unscathed. In fact, the universality of suffering is the single greatest argument

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A Woman Clothed with the Sun

In Revelation chapter 12, John sees a mysterious vision of “a woman clothed with the sun” (Revelation 12:1). This woman gives birth to the Messiah

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When Mary Became Our Mother

We Catholics have some very strong beliefs about Mary the mother of Jesus. We believe that she was conceived without original sin and then assumed

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Abortion and Catholic Politicians

  Many self-styled pro-choice Catholic politicians today claim to accept the Church’s teaching against abortion. This may seem strange since the Church clearly teaches that

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creation, creator, creature, genesis

Was the World Made in Seven Days?

Christianity has had a somewhat rocky relationship with science these last few centuries. While many people would argue that there are no real contradictions between

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Why We Have To Evangelize

These days, we often view our faith as something private, something that’s just between us and God. We go to Church on Sundays, we say

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priest, ordination

Why Priests Are Men

priests It’s very common in our culture today for people to think that much of what we Catholics believe is behind the times and out

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What Confirmation Is All About

For most Catholics today, the Sacrament of Confirmation is a mystery, a ritual that we celebrate simply as a formality without really understanding what it’s

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Why We Worship On Sunday

As children, all Catholics are taught the Ten Commandments. We learn that it is wrong to kill, to steal, to commit adultery, to worship other

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