Photo courtesy pixabay.com Según un estudio por Pew Research Center, más que 27% de los católicos estadounidenses nacieron fuera del EEUU. Yo soy un gringo viviendo en los Estados Unidos, y además de eso, este febrero marcará 3 años siendo católico. ¿Qué sé yo en cuanto a las vidas de miles de hispanohablantes, inmigrantes … More Crecer Católica no es suficiente
Photo courtesy pixabay.com If you clicked on this just because you were intrigued by the title, then you have proven my point! “I’ve always thought that guy was a little strange…let’s check this out!” I’d take offense, but I’m glad to be a weird Catholic. I think one of the “weirdest” things … More Weird Catholics
Pic courtesy pixabay.com I suffer from noise pollution overload! Between the music, podcasts, and YouTube videos, there always seems to be some form of distraction which either holds my attention or plays in the background. I especially noticed this the other day while folding laundry. I had a podcast playing, and after a while, I … More Be Quiet and Listen: Fr. Mike Schmitz and Silence
Pic courtesy of pixbay.com I was left with a small tract with these words on them the other day: Are you 100% sure you will go to Heaven? Upon investigating further, I found it to be from a local Baptist Church. The tract contained information which … More Are you 100% sure you will go to Heaven?
Our Blessed Lord at the Cathedral of Christ the King’s adoration chapel. One of the most peculiar teachings that the Catholic Church espouses is that of the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist. Put simply, Catholics believe that Jesus, the Son of God, ACTUALLY becomes present in the bread and wine of communion during … More Catholic Stuff: Eucharistic Adoration
This just in: Jesus loves both Clinton and Trump, folks! Well, duh! As Christians we are taught to love our enemies, so of course Jesus loves the two frontrunners of the 2016 election! Yeah, well, that’s not exactly what I was getting at. While in thought the other day (dangerous territory for me), I began … More Election Drama – Rediscovering the Strange Beauty of the Gospel
Pic courtesy pixabay.com NFP stands for Natural Family Planning. This method, of naturally postponing or achieving a pregnancy, was the topic of a recent 3-4 minute talk my wife and I gave at our local parish. Some people find the Catholic Church’s insistence on this form of postponing pregnancy, as opposed to artificial … More NFP: An alternative to contraception?