Getting Back in the Habit of Mass

Getting Back in the Habit of Mass

We cradle Catholics must establish a habit for ourselves that was first established by others for us: the habit of going to Mass.
Galileo, the Catholic Church, and the Impact on Science

Galileo, the Catholic Church, and the Impact on Science

We must revisit the Galileo case, not only because it affects how some view the Catholic Church, but also the way we view faith and science going forward.
Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen to Good People?

Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen to Good People?

If God is good, how can it be that a child gets cancer? How can it be that a young mother dies? Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen to Good People?
How Wonderful is Wonder?

How Wonderful is Wonder?

It must be hard to live a life of metaphysical certitude about everything. Certainty leaves no room for wonder. And that’s sad. Because wonder is wonderful.
God and the Vanguard of Atheism

God and the Vanguard of Atheism

In discussions with atheists, I've been accused of seeing everything in a way that supports my position that God exists—a relatively kind accusation compared to some well-renowned atheists.
Overcoming Scrupulosity with Moral Conversion

Overcoming Scrupulosity with Moral Conversion

Intellectual conversion helps us know God and spiritual conversion helps us love God—both can help us overcome scrupulosity. We also need moral conversion.
Overcoming Scrupulosity with Spiritual Conversion

Overcoming Scrupulosity with Spiritual Conversion

In the battle against scrupulosity, spiritual conversion, which has been defined as “falling in love with God,” can prove to be a most powerful weapon.
Overcoming Scrupulosity With Intellectual Conversion

Overcoming Scrupulosity With Intellectual Conversion

Intellectual conversion is necessary not only to see the innocence in others, but sometimes, in ourselves, namely in the struggle with scrupulosity.
Scrupulosity Is An Obstacle to Truth

Scrupulosity Is An Obstacle to Truth

Obstacles to truth come in different forms; on the level of conscience and our response to it. Two big obstacles to truth are laxity and scrupulosity.

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