Is taking the Lord’s Name in vain still a big deal?
I was once riding in a shuttle-bus with a number of older folks on the way from an airport. They noticed that I was a priest and started asking questions about it. “Do you do all of the priest stuff?” “Yep.” “Even the Confession thing?” “Yeah. All the time.”
I want to go to Confession, but don’t really feel bad for my sins. What do I do? Can I still be forgiven?
Why do Catholics not eat meat on Fridays during Lent? What’s the point? And why doesn’t fish count as meat?
I have been trying to pray, but sometimes I just don’t feel like anything is happening. Also, I am nervous because prayer has started to feel like an obligation.
Formula Prayers Give Us Words When We Need Them
So the Bible says to “keep holy the sabbath”. How do I do that? Is it a sin to do any work at all?
I’ve heard that Christmas is a pagan holiday, and that we Christians should not celebrate it because it is based off some pagan celebration of the birth of the “Invincible Sun”. What’s the story?
Every Christmas I feel drained and am relieved when Dec. 26 finally comes around. What can I do to really celebrate the season of Christmas?
Why do Catholics venerate the bodies and body parts of saints? With the display of St. Padre Pio in the news lately, it’s something I’ve been wondering about. I know it’s a much more common practice in Europe, but it’s not something we’re used to, and it kind of creeps me out. Why not just pray for the saints’ intercession and let their bodies be at rest?