Tag Archives: Paradoxes

The Road To The Kingdom of Heaven Is Like This Road In The Himalayas…

I saw this video yesterday on Facebook, watched it, and got queasy. Then, I realized it was why I am Catholic. Got Dramamine? Roll clip. Advertisements

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To Leave the Shackles of Human History Behind

  It is ironic to run a post with a title claiming that one of the reasons Why I Am Catholic is to leave history behind. Especially when I have written in the past that one of the main reasons … Continue reading

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Because Life Goes On, And Is Worth Living UPDATED

Acts of terror, senseless violence, wars, rumors of wars, budget crises, scary headlines, scandal, political vitriol, etc., etc., got you down? It’s good to remember that life goes on, and is worth living. It is good to remember that for … Continue reading

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Because Dracula was Catholic? Oh My!

Originally published on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, in December of last year, it seems fitting, what with Halloween coming up, to run it again. Yesterday, I did something that I can only explain by pointing to the fact … Continue reading

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Because the Church is Paradoxically Intolerant and Tolerant

This isn’t the first post I’ve written on paradoxes of the Catholic faith, nor will it be the last. Remember the one on the Church being paradoxically consistent (and vice versa)? Or how about the one on the “Master of … Continue reading

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Because Jesus Is The Unjust Steward

This first ran back in September, 2010 during the Feast of Our Lady of La Salette. I think it deserves another look… —Feast of Our Lady of La Salette Today I heard the best explanation of the parable of the … Continue reading

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Because the Church is Paradoxically Consistent

—Feast of St. Macarius the Great  The other day I wrote about the dictionary meanings for the word “catholic.” I have more thoughts on the matter, but that post was running long. Having already imposed a 3500 word(!) post on you … Continue reading

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