“Holy” Church

Last week I was involved in an online discussion with several Christians who have axes to grind with the Catholic Church. Every time I patiently answered one question, they would come up with five more. What a lot of it came down to was an assessment that the Catholic Church can’t be the true Church […]

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Always a Virgin

The Catholic Church has always taught that Mary was a virgin before, during, and after the birth of Christ. Mary conceived Jesus in her womb by the power of the Holy Spirit without the loss of her virginity. She remained a virgin in giving birth to Jesus, such that the miraculous birth did not diminish […]

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Straight Talk

I am truly blessed with many fond childhood memories. I had a loving father and mother and many other family members who cared deeply about me. Even so, my dominant reality, at least during my school years, was that I was a fat kid. I was relentlessly teased, pushed around, and called names, and I […]

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