Home: Core Subjects: Catholic Religion: LINKS_PAGE

Core Subjects: Catholic Religion: LINKS_PAGE

Articles:

The History of the Rosary - FR. WILLIAM SAUNDERS

Please explain the history and background of the rosary. Is it true that the Blessed Mother gave it to St. Dominic?  Read more...

The History of Votive Candles - Fr. William Saunders

Growing up, I can always remember lighting votive candles and saying a special prayer in church. What is the background for votive candles?  Read more...

The Holy Angels - Father George W. Rutler

Many babies are being baptized here in this month dedicated to the Holy Angels.  Read more...

The holy fruits of patience and concentration - Father George W. Rutler

Albert Einstein said, "It's not that I am so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."  Read more...

The Holy Mass - Fr. William Saunders

Please explain the different parts of the Holy Mass. Why is the Mass the way it is?  Read more...

The Holy Name of Jesus - Fr. William Saunders

I attend Mass during the week, and I was surprised when on Jan. 3 the priest announced that it was the feast of the Holy Name of Jesus. The parish where I grew up had a Holy Name Society. What is the origin of this feast day?  Read more...

The Holy Name of Jesus - Fr. Kenneth Baker, S.J.

When the angel of the Lord appeared to St. Joseph in a dream he told him not to be afraid to take Mary as his wife and to name her child, “Jesus, because he is the one who is to save his people from their sins” (Mt 1:21).  Read more...

The Holy Rosary - Father George W. Rutler

October 7 is the Feast of the Holy Rosary.  Read more...

The Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin - FR. WILLIAM SAUNDERS

It seems to me that the Rosary has fallen into disuse. Please explain the history and background of the Rosary. Is it true that the Blessed Mother gave it to St. Dominic?  Read more...

The Holy See and the Chair of St. Peter - Fr. William Saunders

During the media coverage of Pope John Paul II’s funeral and the conclave, the term "Holy See" was frequently mentioned. I am sure that this refers to the pope and the Vatican. Am I right? Could you please explain the term?  Read more...

The Holy Seers - Ryan T. Anderson

Two churchmen-one Polish, one German- transform the throne of Peter.   Read more...

The Holy Spirit and Prophecy - Kenneth Baker, S.J.

The concluding statement of the Nicene Creed about the Holy Spirit is that “He spoke through the prophets.”  Read more...

The Holy Spirit in the Sacraments - Very Rev. Peter Stravinskas

Let’s look at how the Holy Spirit acts in each of the sacraments.  Read more...

The Holy Spirit: Lord and Giver of Life - Kenneth Baker, S.J.

The Nicene Creed is divided into three main parts, one part being dedicated to each of the three divine Persons — Father, Son and Holy Spirit. So far we have dealt with the Father and the Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. It remains for us to consider our profession of faith in the Holy Spirit and the Church which he animates.  Read more...

The Holy Trinity and Precision in Religious Language - Father George W. Rutler

The Feast of the Holy Trinity is an exclamation punctuating the joyous days following Christ's Resurrection.  Read more...

The Holy Year Door - FR. WILLIAM SAUNDERS

I watched Pope John Paul II open the Holy Door of St. Peter's on television on Christmas Eve. Could you please explain the significance of the Holy Door?  Read more...

The Human Face and the Way of Peace - Donald DeMarco

During his homily at St. Peter’s Basilica for the World Day of Peace and the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God—New Year’s Day—Pope Benedict XVI offered the world a most thought-provoking reflection on peace. The Holy Father developed the point that peace begins when we look upon the face of another person.  Read more...

The Idea of Moral Progress - Richard John Neuhaus

Almost everybody agrees that progress is a good thing. But most self-evidently good things, when examined more closely, have a way of generating disagreements. And so it is with the idea of progress, of which the idea of moral progress is part.   Read more...

The Ideal Conscience: Correct and Certain - Father Kenneth Baker, S.J.

Conscience is the supreme subjective norm of morality.   Read more...

The Immaculate Conception - FR. WILLIAM SAUNDERS

I am confused. I thought that the Immaculate Conception has to do with Mary conceiving by the power of the Holy Spirit. My friend says it deals with the conception of Mary. Please explain.  Read more...

The Importance of Prayer - Deacon Doug McManaman

The purpose of our life is to learn how to pray, to acquire a rich interior contemplative life.  Read more...

The Importance of Thinking - Father George Rutler

Our Lord expects each of us to use the mind He has given us.  Read more...

The Invisible World - Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman

"While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal." 2 Cor. iv. 18.  Read more...

The Joint Declaration - FR. WILLIAM SAUNDERS

This past Fall, I heard that the Catholics and the Lutherans had signed some statement about salvation. I heard someone in my parish say something like, "The Church finally admitted Luther was right, and we were wrong." Is this true?  Read more...

The Joy of Easter - Fr. Leonard M. Puech

Some of the men went to verify. Well, the tomb was empty all right, but they didn’t see him. It’s all over! And then the explosion of joy, when they recognized Jesus in the breaking of the bread.  Read more...


Pages: [<<] ... 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 ... [>>]


Related Categories:



Pages Updated On: Tue Apr 15 2014 - 20:07:09