Mercy without justice is a form of enabling, pure sentimentality, over-pastoralism, or a display of cowardice. It is a recipe for disaster. It is a false mercy, ad hence it is not love. What do we mean? Find out as BTS celebrates its 15th year of existence!
Lent is a time to meditate on how best to overcome temptation. Christ was tempted in the desert in his 40 day journey, and we are tempted every day in some form or another. Jesus taught His disciples to pray that the Father 'lead us not into temptation'. What does He mean? Let's go beneath the surface.
I go beneath the surface with my guest Tom Murphy on the purpose of sacrifice and penance and the challenge of living Lent in an age of self indulgence.
Must-see video - featuring Fr. Tony Blount. Fr. Tony is a gifted SOLT priest currently stationed in Detroit, MI. In this fourth episode of the series, "The Creed: Beneath the Surface", Paul and Fr. Blount delve beneath the surface on God's creation - both the visible and (especially) the invisible parts.Much of the discussion centers of angels and demons, heaven and hell.Get ready to ponder.
Our third show on The Creed: Beneath the Surface.This episode we focus on the Father as first Person of the Trinity and Creator of the universe. Particularly speculative questions are pondered.
Join us as we discuss that place for which every heart longs.
#2 in our series The Creed: Beneath the SurfaceEpisode 2: (i believe) IN ONE GOD
Join Paul Murano in this first episode of a new Bts series on The Creed, called, The Creed: Beneath the Surface
We can use Christ cleansing the Temple in the Gospels as a metaphor for the continuous need of the Church to be cleansed as well as the temples of our own hearts.
A BTS look at the why of abuses in language: blasphemy, profanity, and vulgarity
We go beneath the surface with author Kathleen Laplante on her book and how she survived her father's suicide. From confusion, to anger, to despair, to hope in Christ.
Does God, who is all-merciful, actually judge us? What is the role of Jesus in judging of the living and the dead? Why is there a second judgment on the last day if the soul is already judged at the moment of death? This and much more on The Creed: BTS, 15.
Martin Luther King's letter from Birmingham jail was a profound exposition on the natural moral law. It has ramifications on morality and law for us today. Fascinating discussion!
Are all men created created equal? Is equality something to be grasped at? Let's go beneath the surface.
There can be no happiness outside of truth. What is truth? Let's delve beneath the surface.
What is beauty? Is it objective or simply subjective taste? Where do we find the ultimate standard?
Bernie Choiniere and Bob Leblanc share their personal reversion stories back into Catholicism, and how the Blessed Virgin Mary had an important role in that process.
What does it mean that heaven is "up"? Why does Jesus 'ascend' rather than just disappear? Is there an "up-ness" to God and heaven? How might we think about this? Let's go beneath the surface!
The apparitions of Mary at Fatima have changed the complexion of the Church and the world. What were they about, and why are they important?
Scripture attests that God's infinite and eternal nature is not only Love, but also Reason or Truth.What does it mean that God is Reason, and what are the ramifications for other religions that believe God is Volition but not necessarily Reason? Is it possible to have Agape without Logos?