Both Protestants and Catholics agree that we can’t change someone’s eternal destiny after they die, so exactly what is the Church’s teaching on purgatory? Tune into this Catholic Bytes episode to learn about God’s mercy and continuing purification even after we die.
Even if it’s a great good, spiritual detachment is key.
The two natures and one person of Christ tend to cause confusion, but when broken down to ‘what’ and ‘who’ it becomes clear that this way of speaking is used in day to day life. This distinction is also necessary to understand the rest of the Catholic faith from Scripture to the Sacraments to the Incarnation.
An old, unusual name for a common liturgical day.
As the seminarians and priests prepare for finals and the upcoming summer break, Catholic Bytes is instituting Throwback Thursday to feature the top podcasts from the past two years.
It would have been nice to have a class on this in school.
Imagine a Hawaii that no one wanted to go to, in fact, that no one dared to go to. Yet, for the sake of suffering and spiritually thirsty souls, Fr. Damien risked his own life to bring them aid. Aid that went beyond shelter and food, but gave a colony of lepers a sense of their suffering. Discover how this humble Belgian missionary not only preached the Gospel of suffering, but lived it, drawing followers and fans through it.
There is a difference between a scripture verse and a spider.
What? More than one creed?
God is not removed from humanity, but actually perfectly understands all of our joys and failures. Jesus Christ became one of us and even had a mother like just the rest of us. Tune into this Catholic Bytes episode to learn more about what it means that Jesus Christ is both Son of God and Son of Mary.