#6 Kanye West A leading American musician converts to Christianity “Now that I’m in service to Christ, my job is to spread the Gospel, to let people know what Jesus has done for me” Kanye West, the American rapper, singer, song- writer, record producer, entrepreneur, and fashion designer, has recently been acclaimed by Catholics and Christians [...]
In his homily at Mass, Thursday morning, Pope Francis urged Christians to make a daily examination of conscience regarding their actions because no one is sure when and how life will end. Stop for a while to acknowledge our failures, aware that the end can come any moment, and let us not continue living as we [...]
Leah Libresco - A brilliant Yale University atheist-turned-Catholic blogger is becoming a powerful witness to the faith in America today A quote from Tom Stoppard’s play Arcadia — “It’s the best possible time to be alive, when almost everything you thought you knew is wrong” — ended the post in which atheist-turned-Catholic blogger and [...]
As an athlete must train every day to achieve his goals, so too the life of a Christian is to be marked by a constant effort, a “daily task” of making room for God, to “open the door” to the gift of salvific grace. Pope Francis offered a reflection marked by Pauline thought during the Mass [...]
On Hypocrisy vs. Heart-felt Action: "Exterior expressions are the consequence of what we have decided in the heart"
The Gospel of this Sunday presents a dispute between Jesus and some Pharisees and scribes. The discussion refers to the "tradition of the elders" (Mark 7:3), which Jesus, citing the Prophet Isaiah, defines as "human precepts." And [saying] that they should never take the place of the "commandments of God." The ancient prescriptions in question included [...]