10th century High Crosses Of Monasterboice explained.

West Face Of The High Cross http://www.stephenbernard.org It is only a short drive from my home yet remains one of the biggest tourist attractions all year round. This is only one of the numerous well preserved 1100 year old High Crosses found in Ireland today. It was erected on the site of a monastery that … Continue reading 10th century High Crosses Of Monasterboice explained.

How Christians Should Welcome The Stranger

Photo by Erika Giraud on Unsplash If a person's faith is not strong enough, welcome him all the same without starting an argument.Romans:14:1 St.Paul here is mostly dealing with the scrupulous Christians who have all sorts of opinions. Their faith isn't that great. St.Paul instructs that some Christians who think some days should be held … Continue reading How Christians Should Welcome The Stranger

DEATHBED CONVERSION MIRACLES FROM ST. BENEDICT’S MEDAL

DEATHBED CONVERSION MIRACLES VIA THE ST. BENEDICT'S MEDAL MIRACLE 1On the 14th of March, 1859, a pious layman happened to meet a priest in the street, who was very distressed about a young man of seventeen who had come home from Paris so ill, that the doctor was of the opinion that he could not … Continue reading DEATHBED CONVERSION MIRACLES FROM ST. BENEDICT’S MEDAL

Don’t Listen To People Who Tell You To Become A Saint

St.Carlos Acutis That headline may seem quite provocative considering the Church asks us daily to become saints. But I'm telling you in this post not to become saints but to become another Christ. There are many of us in the Church who chase "titles". There's something troubling about a person who wants to be a … Continue reading Don’t Listen To People Who Tell You To Become A Saint

Why The Church Should Stop Using Pop Culture To Make Conversion Easier

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay I once heard Bishop Barron say somewhere that conversion is a mixed bag of tricks. He is certainly not wrong in that assessment as there are many doors by which people enter the Church. However, I'm a big believer that whilst conversion may be a mixed bag of tricks, … Continue reading Why The Church Should Stop Using Pop Culture To Make Conversion Easier

Why Did God Kill 42 Children Merely For Calling Elisha “Baldy”?

From there he went up to Bethel, and while he was on the road up, some small boys came out of the town and jeered at him. "Go up, baldhead!" they shouted. "Go up, baldhead!" ┬ĚHe turned around and looked at them; and he cursed them in the name of Yahweh. And two she-bears came … Continue reading Why Did God Kill 42 Children Merely For Calling Elisha “Baldy”?