How modern secularism seems to have forgotten its own past

Modern secularists have a tendency to blame many social evils on organized religion. While some accusations certainly are grounded in a sad historical reality, modern secularists seem to have some amnesia regarding the consequences of their own position.

A helpful reminder:

https://www.wordonfire.org/resources/blog/does-modern-secularism-have-a-memory-problem/5602/

Original Sin, Structure of Sin, and Racism

One of the least well understood, but critically important, doctrines is the doctrine of Original Sin. The following article does a masterful job of explaining the classic doctrine and then explaining why it  makes sense to say that racism is America’s original sin.

What Does It Mean to Call Racism “America’s Original Sin”?

Connection between the dead and the living

At this time of year, with Halloween, All Saints, and All Souls, people often begin to reflect a bit more than they usually do around the issues of death and dying.

The following article points out that there is much is our history that might be worth retrieving as we in contemporary times struggle to come to terms with our own mortality.

How the dead danced with the living in medieval society

365 Days to Deeper Faith

This first-of its-kind guide to the Catechism of the Catholic Church will help you read through the entire Catechism in just one year!

As a year guide, 365 Days to Deeper Faith will take you from paragraph 1 to 1,865 with daily readings marking the course of your progress through the teachings of the Catholic Church.

What a great way to start the New Liturgical Year!  Click link to order.

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St. John Paul II Relic and Our Lady of Fatima Statue Coming Soon

The Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary invite you to participate in the Veneration of the Official Relic of the Blood of St. John Paul II.  November 6, 2017 at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St. Joseph Parkway, Houston, TX, 77002.