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
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
I once met a woman who spoke to me likes so: "You listen here young man, you are too young to know what you're talking about". I responded to her with love, "Yes, I hear what you're saying, now you listen to me old woman." She was immediately offended, and as you can imagine it … Continue reading Old Age Doesn’t Make You Wise And Knowledgeable
I bet you read that headline and thought to yourself, "What kind of insanity is this?" Everyday you're told that people who disagree with a multicultural society are simply racist. Therefore, I don't blame anyone reading that headline with a sense of great unease. But what if someone told you it's the opposite way around? … Continue reading Why Multiculturalism Is Racism Disguised As Racial Tolerance
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay This is not a blog post with a desire to insult the mental well being of others or anyone for that matter. I want to write this to resolve some of the qualms ordinary secular people have with religion. They find Christianity attracts a lot of strange people to their … Continue reading Why Does Religion Attract Strange People?
***Warning*** The following is a work of artistic endeavour, and private meditation by me only. It is not an actual conversation between one person and God and not supernatural. It is being used in the form of a parable/story to illustrate a lesson or point. Love Me - A Story By Stephen Mc Elligott about … Continue reading What Does God Want From Us?
Copyright: Stephen Bernard I've been having this conversation with my wife today about those of us who home school. I'm sorry if it comes across as boasting, but I told her the majority of people that home school I would consider to be "well balanced" are very few. Of all the people she's introduced me … Continue reading It’s True: Christianity Attracts The Nutty Members Of Society