The year 2016 is upon us, and you know what that means – it’s time to make your New Year’s resolutions. As you’re choosing your new fitness program and life style improvements don’t forget to include a spiritual component to your New Year’s checklist. After all, there is nothing more important than your spiritual well-being. […]
Pope Francis has tweeted a lot of inspiring things in 2015. Here are our favorites: 1. 126.96.36.199.6. 188.8.131.52.
Star Wars Episode VII is the movie that I’ve been waiting for since roughly 1997, or whenever it was that I saw Return of the Jedi for the first time and wondered when the next installment would arrive. Star Wars completely enthralled me from the very first moment that I saw that epic narrative text […]
NOTE: This column is hosted by and has been updated from it’s original at Spokane Faith & Values. It has graciously been given permission for reposting at MtnCatholic.com. — Q. Please explain if the Catholic faith supports the belief that only Catholics go to heaven. A. That particular phrasing can be a little misleading — the more accurate question […]
To read the first 5 truth bombs on marriage, click here. You won’t regret it. Weddings are a big deal in our culture. Between the months of June & September (and all year on Pinterest…ladies) there’s hardly anything else on the minds of most 20-somethings in America. And yet, marriage, especially as a religious institution, is in a […]
“The unexamined life is not worth living.” -Socrates When reading “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” one is struck by its multiple uses of animal imagery. The mother’s kerchief looks “like a rabbit’s ears,” the grandmother’s valise looks “like the head of a hippopotamus,” her touch on the Misfit’s shoulder caused him to spring […]
NOTE: This column is hosted by and has been updated from it’s original at Spokane Faith & Values. It has graciously been given permission for reposting at MtnCatholic.com. **** A survey is an interesting thing. Though valuable in its ability to grasp the perspective of vast groups of people, a survey nevertheless holds no bearing on the […]
How do you become a saint? This question was once posed to St. Thomas Aquinas who responded, rather bluntly, “Will it!” As terse as it is, Aquinas’ answer is perfect. Sanctity is fundamentally simple in essence – if you choose to do holy things you will inevitably grow in holiness. The problem of course is […]