Views on Healthy Sexuality: The World vs. The Church

Views on Healthy Sexuality: The World vs. The Church

It’s no secret that our secular society has become hostile towards religious views and beliefs.  People who follow most organized religions are viewed as ignorant and unenlightened.  This is especially true for Catholics.  Many believe the Catholic teachings on sexual morality are antiquated and places too much of a burden on people today....

By Dr. Peter Kleponis - 01 29 2018
Can/Should Catholic Businesses Close for Solemnities? Here’s an Example…

Can/Should Catholic Businesses Close for Solemnities? Here’s an Example…

The following was originally published in Sword&Spade magazine.  You ca download the spread from the magazine here.  -- By Terry Rumore My brother and I, who own a small mechanic shop, had to answer this question after reading a priest friend’s blog on properly reverencing Catholic holy days, and then later being challenged by a cl...

By Sword&Spade - 09 01 2020
How to Receive the Eucharist Worthily

How to Receive the Eucharist Worthily

Catholics receive the Eucharist regularly, but we do not focus our attention on preparing to receive Christ worthily and fruitfully in the sacrament. The danger is complacency and allowing obstacles to creep in that block the graces of the Eucharist from taking root in us. In the early Church, Christians received the Eucharist frequently, as we ...

By Dr. Jared Staudt - 09 27 2017