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Kierkegaard: ‘To Will One Thing’

Søren Kierkegaard

Catholic Answers responds to the question: Should Catholics read Kierkegaard? This prayer by Søren Kierkegaard speaks to me and for me. It may seem at times that there are a lot of “rules” for Christians, some of which may make no sense to the non-Christian. For me, it is not about willing many things. It […]

On Suffering


As a Passionist Oblate Associate, I offer up my sufferings for the intentions of the Passionist Nuns. Since Catholic theology about suffering is a core part of my spiritual life, I notice when people talk about suffering. It truly saddens me that there are so many who do not seem to understand suffering the way […]

How To Practice Catholicism

It’s one thing to be Catholic and quite another to practice Catholicism. It is yet another thing entirely to become a saint. To be a saint is to be in love with Jesus, first, and to become what God has called us to be in Him. One cannot be in love with Jesus if one […]

Catholic Mom Bloggers: What Are You Teaching Your Kids and Your Readers About Same-Sex Attraction?

The Vatican has rightly stated that “exhaustive treatment” of the issue of homosexuality is “complex.” Because it is so complex, there appears to be a lot of confusion out there about the appropriate way to present Catholic teaching on homosexuality, even among faithful Catholics. One of these areas of confusion relates to what we are […]