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Attachment and Eternity: The Liturgy of Domestic Church Life and our Heavenly Destiny

Attachment and Eternity: The Liturgy of Domestic Church Life and our Heavenly Destiny

The following article is part of the Popcaks’ ongoing series on the Liturgy of Domestic Church Life.  To learn more, join their Facebook discussion group:  CatholicHŌM (Households on Mission)–Family Discipleship In the Liturgy of Domestic Church Life, the practices associated with the Rite of Christian Relationships are all

Job and Suffering

Job and Suffering

We are beginning to read from the Book of Job in daily Mass. One of its core issues is the problem of suffering and why God allows it. If God is omnipotent and omniscient then how can He tolerate evil, injustice, and suffering of the innocent? Where is

Sinners, but not Hypocrites

Sinners, but not Hypocrites

What’s the difference between a hypocrite and a sinner? They look an awful lot alike. The hypocrite presents himself one way and then acts another. The sinner deliberately chooses what he knows he should not choose. They both suffer an interior division. Indeed, we ourselves

Love Your Priests

Love Your Priests

When I saw the video of Fr. Stephen Schumacher from the Archdiocese of St. Louis standing in front of the city’s statue of St. Louis, while surrounded by an angry mob, I knew it was a pivotal moment for priests in this country. This young

The Stepping Stone of Sacrifice

The Stepping Stone of Sacrifice

Very few films capture horror like Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto. Set in the decaying Mayan civilization, we see Mayan warriors raiding neighboring villages to kidnap victims and march them back to their city to be eviscerated and decapitated as offerings to their god. The scenes of