Articles


Being Catholic Main portal to articles about this topic
Rosary A practical guide.
What Catholics Believe A summary of the Catholic faith — what the Catholic Church teaches, practices, and believes.
The World Religions A brief summary of various world religions from a Christian perspective.
Charismatic I examine the implications of the Charismatic view of Christian life.
Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Meditations, prayers, and contemplative practices.
Binding and Loosing What Jesus promised to Peter, the apostles, and us.
Keys, binding, loosing, forgiving sins Key Catholic verses and my comments
What the Catholic Church Really Teaches To clarify the teachings of the Catholic Church. There is a great deal of misinformation among Protestant anti-Catholics.
Catholic Life What's it's like being Catholic. A practical guide for those who are unfamiliar with it.
Elements of a Devotional Life The ingredients.
Marian Doctrines This article discusses the various doctrines of the Catholic Church regarding Mary, the mother of Jesus.
Marian Doctrines There is a lot of misunderstanding about the Catholic doctrines regarding Mary. I discuss all the particular doctrines and give some support for these doctrines from the Bible and the Early Church Fathers.
The Council of Trent I highlight the Catholic views on the topics of Original Sin, Justification, Purgatory, Indulgences, and others. Many Catholics and non-Catholics alike do not understand what the Catholic Church really teaches about these topics.
Vatican II Excerpts from the documents of Vatican II which I wanted to document.
The Eucharist is a very early doctrine This article demonstrates that the Catholic doctrine of the Eucharist was believed and practiced by the very early church.
How Are We Saved? I was discussing with some Southern Baptists whether or not non-Christians can be saved; they were very uncomfortable with this topic. They wanted to believe it was possible but were repeatedly and emphatically taught that only Christians can be saved.
Essential Doctrines A teaching must satisfy certain conditions to be an essential, core Christian truth
The Gospel The Torture View vs. My View.
My View of Everything With an emphasis on controversial Catholic topics.
Baptism What the Bible and Early Church Fathers have to say.
History of Dogma, by Adolph Harnack The first couple hundred years of Christianity.
Moral Law in a Perfect World Instead of wondering what kind of moral rule we should impose on all the wicked, depraved, ungodly people of today's world why not consider a world in which everyone is holy and saintly?
Eucharist Literally the body and blood of Christ