SAINT OF THE DAY
*according to USCCB calendar
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“No one in the world can change the truth. What we can do and should do is to seek Truth and to serve it when we have found it.”
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
The Truth is undefeated.
If what we believe in is easily shaken up by opposing views then that means one of two things...
Either, what we believe is WRONG.
Or, we don’t know WHY we believe what we believe.
As a relatively new convert I have found both of these to be the case in the Catholic Church.
There are Catholics who believe the Church teaches something it simply doesn’t.
But, to my mind, the even BIGGER problem is the vast numbers of Catholics who believe what the Catholic Church teaches but can’t defend it... purgatory, veneration of the Saints, tradition and scripture, we could continue the list ad infinitum.
Both groups are easily picked off by charismatic Protestant preaching or “science-based” new atheism.
The good news is that the Catholic Church does have the answers, and they’re there for the taking. Pick up some books and start reading. Find a spiritual advisor. Study Church history.
We need to know WHAT the Church teaches as well as WHY it teaches it.
The Church needs people who know the Truth and can articulate it NOW as much as ever.