As Catholics, we are called to celebrate the liturgical seasons of the Church and to imitate them. That means we cannot jump right into Christmas and skip Advent. That would be like a couple meeting for the first time and deciding to skip getting to know each other and jumping right into marriage. That would spell disaster.Continue Reading
“Dear Brothers and Sisters,
I ask you to introduce into the culture of this new environment of communications and information technology the values on which you have built your lives. … It falls, in particular, to young people, who have an almost spontaneous affinity for the new means of communication, to take on the responsibility for the evangelization of this ‘digital continent’.”
-Pope Benedict XVI
From the Vatican, 24 January 2009
Feast of Saint Francis de Sales.
“I’ve waited in line multiple hours to be at the front of a show; it’s not so glamorous eating on the sidewalk and fighting a crowd of people, but it’s worth it in the end.” Rebekah Scaperlanda, 23Continue Reading
“Imagine Eve standing naked before this deadly force, a big, mean, saber-toothed serpent, … (which says to her) ‘God told you that if you eat from the Tree of Knowledge, you’d die. But God knows that if you eat of the tree, you will be like him. God’s not fair. And by the way, look at my teeth.’”Continue Reading