Virtues aren’t just for super holy people who may wind up as saints – they’re an achievable, if not always easy, goal for all of us. We all have bad habits, from putting things off to getting sucked into Netflix for hours at a time. But how can we combat them? In “Catholic Central: Virtues,” Kai and Libby take you through the Cardinal and Theological Virtues that can help you combat bad habits and live a happier, more fulfilled life.
"Are we almost there yet?" That's a question posed by every child on what seems to be an endless car ride. Now, there plenty of adults asking a similar question, "Are we almost ready to return to normal?"
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At family gatherings over the years, it’s fun to listen and enjoy the sounds of the conversations, the good-natured banter, the younger children’s voices, the older conversations, the commotion of children and dogs playing. Laughter and boisterous chatter create a chorus that fills and overflows the space. It is marvelous. Energy and excitement prevail. Food and beverage enliven the table. It is a meditation on noise – a prayer of “joyful noise.” It is God’s Spirit that brings us together.
Today is the Feast of St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, also known as the Ugandan Martyrs. We commemorate these 22 Ugandan martyrs who were ordered to be put to death by their King Mwanga on June 3, 1886, for reproaching the King for his cruelty and immorality.
So, who is God? Big, Scary Guy in the sky? The Uncaused Cause? Our Father, Who Art in Heaven? God is a term that’s thrown around a lot, but what do Catholics really mean when they say God? How can we know who God is? Why does God seem to have changed throughout time? In “Catholic Central: Who Is God?”, Kai and Libby take you through some of the qualities that Catholics believe God has, and why they differ from the vengeful, angry being you might have read about.
As Catholics around the world continue to celebrate Mass virtually during this unusual health crisis, many families are seeking ways to bring the sacred into the home. For parents, the challenge of gathering everyone in one room on their best behavior to participate in Mass is real.