Faith is More than Just a Pious Word

There is no proof for the existence of God. Let me say this in another way: there is nothing we can do, no experiment we can conduct, no mathematical theorem we can calculate which will demonstrate beyond a reasonable doubt that God exists. For me, however, there is absolutely no doubt that God exists. And …

Was “Doubting” Thomas So Unique?

Every year on the Sunday after Easter we read the Gospel account of “Doubting” Thomas. And every year I can’t help but think that Thomas gets a bad rap. After all, what did Thomas do that was so different from what the other Apostles did? Yes, Thomas refused to believe the others when they told …

Why We are Prophets – Even Accidental Ones

Through Baptism we are called to participate in Christ’s three-fold ministry of Priest, Prophet and King. So we are prophets by Baptism but this doesn’t mean we are like the prophets we read of in the Old Testament. We are not like Isaiah, Jeremiah or Amos. We are not even like Jonah who tried to …

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click the …