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

An Open Letter to Christians

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it 100 times: truth without charity is not truth. Those who follow me on Twitter know that I get my fair share of inappropriate comments and “hate mail.” On a regular… Read More

What Would You Give Up?

The following is a homily for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, year C. The readings for this Sunday can be found here. What would you give up to have the opportunity to follow Jesus? He walks in… Read More

New Series: Understanding the Mass

Ever wonder what Catholics do at Mass?