Tags » Belief In God

Why does the Catholic Church baptize babies?

Q:  Why does the Catholic Church baptize babies?  Aren’t they too young to understand what is happening to them?

A fair question.  The easiest and perhaps best answer would simply be that this was the constant Tradition or teaching of the early Church, right from the time of the Apostles. 959 more words

"God is Not a Christian" -Quote

“…The idea that the truth of God can be bound in any human system, by any human creed, by any human book, is almost beyond imagination for me.

71 more words
Beliefs

Is Confession a good idea?

 

  “The time is now! The kingdom of God is near! Repent, and keep believing the gospel!”  Mk 1, 15

Being asked to repent can provoke a reaction in us.   750 more words

DO YOU BELIEVE IN GOD?

On a certain summer day in the 1980s, I was sitting with my friend Robert on the hood of his father’s brown Mercedes Benz in the driveway of their Newark, New Jersey home.  561 more words

Faith

"I Know" by Christina Knowles

“I Know”

Please don’t tell me

what I already know

what I don’t believe

anyway

‘cuz I’ve considered the source

So where are these angels… 473 more words

Poetry

You Can't Stop the Beat

We sit in our damp seats at the Muny, the 11,000-seat open-air amphitheater in Forest Park, St. Louis. Having endured a 20-minute rain delay we are enjoying every moment of the Broadway-quality production of “Hairspray.” Not lost on us is the poignancy of a musical about racial integration set in Baltimore and performed in St. 1,295 more words

The the Trinity Really That Important?

11 Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.

2,002 more words