Why Do Christians Worship on Sunday?

It may seem like an extremely simple question. Sunday is the Lord’s Day. Of course we go to Church on Sunday. And yet, when I asked someone recently about how our Sunday obligation related to the Sabbath, they… Read More

Is Cremation Allowed?

For centuries, it was absolutely against Catholic law for someone to be cremated. Why was this, and what changed the Church’s stance today?

Praying the Liturgy of the Hours

In this week’s Catholicism in FocusĀ I share about the official common prayer of the Church, the Liturgy of the Hours (also known as the Divine Office.) It is an ancient prayer that people of faith have been praying… Read More

Books That Were Left Out of the New Testament

This week on Catholicism in Focus, I take a look at how the New Testament was put together and what books were left out of the final edition. In it, I talk about the Apostolic Fathers, works written… Read More

Do I HAVE to Confess My Sins to a Priest?

One of the most common complaints waged against Catholics (and Orthodox) by Protestants is the sacrament of confession: “Why do you need to go to a priest for confession? Why can’t you go straight to Jesus?” While seemingly… Read More