In this episode we hear about the parallel of salvation between the Old Testament and the New Testament across which Christ comes to earth as the New Adam to save us from the condition we have fallen into upon the fall of the Adam of the Old Testament. Through this parallel we see the overabundance of Christ’s love for us, who not only fixes our sinful state, but offers us new life in Him.
In this episode we discuss the history of celibacy in the Church originating from Christ’s example of it in His own life on earth and how it has been carried out by clergy and saints ever since.
What does ex nihilo mean? We’ll find out in this episode and learn more about the Church’s teaching on God creating the world out of nothing, and what it means for us.
In this episode we’ll hear the difference between love as a passion and love as a choice and learn how the two types of love work together in long lasting relationships.
Anointing of the Sick for many years was thought to be only for those were near death, but there is more to this powerful sacrament.
It can be difficult to fathom what eternity is like, and yet our lives are all bound for an eternal rest! In this episode we consider the final destinations of heaven and hell and shed light on what those realities are like.
An Advance Directive is a document in which one makes provisions for their health care in case of the event that they will be unable to in the future, due to medical reasons (unconsciousness, senility, etc.). What is the moral thing for do for a Catholic in such situations?
At the end of our lives, all of us will be judged before God and our lives will be accounted for. What does this mean for us? Then, at the end of the world, a general judgement will occur for the entire world. Is this event near? How would we know?
Faith is a word that’s used a lot in popular culture, but what does it actually mean? In this episode, we ask the question, what is faith? Is blind faith the same as faith?
In the first part of a three-part series on the Four Last Things, Fr. Marotti focuses in on how death relates to the idea of a loving God and one’s free will.
- Online Audio: Homily of Bishop Robert Barron on how God did not create death.
- Online Audio: Talk by Fr. Michael Schmitz on the Four Last Things, from Lighthouse Catholic Media
- Online: Article on death by Deacon Michael Bickerstaff, from IntegratedCatholicLife.org
- Book: “Death and Judgment,” a short book by Abbot Vonier (early 20th century), available here