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

A Personal Encounter

The following is my┬áhomily for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. The readings can be found here. Growing up, I never doubted the existence of God; there was something inside of me that accepted that God… Read More

Did Jesus Claim to be God?

One of the most common things I hear from non-Christians is that “Jesus never claimed to be God.” While people like Peter and Paul professed his divinity and later councils defined what that meant, Jesus never speaks of… Read More

What is the Real Presence?

Christ is really present in the Eucharist. But what do we mean by “real”?

Did God Create Women Inferior to Men?

Sometimes the Bible challenges us with difficult questions