Last Things First

Death. Judgment. Heaven. Hell. Not exactly light topics, to be certain–and yet the Four Last Things raise questions most of us seek to have answered. The answers to the questions of eternity impact how we live and move in the present life. Drawing not just from Scripture and Tradition, but the wisdom of philosophers, poets, playwrights and […]

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Why the Assumption?

Today is the feast of the Blessed Mother’s Assumption into Heaven, body and soul. Many Christians–and indeed many Catholics–struggle to understand this teaching. CUF has a Faith Fact on the Assumption which can be viewed here if you’re looking for a thorough discussion of the question. No one obeys the Fourth Commandment of honoring father and mother […]

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