On Silence

silencioToday, we live in a busy, fast-paced, restless… and noisy world. That noise not only affects us physically, but most of all it affects us on a spiritual level.

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Truth Complex

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Many Catholics suffer from what I would call a truth complex. They are embarrassed to say that the fullness of the Truth is in the Catholic Church. Some symptoms of this complex are...

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How does one go about believing?

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believe helpno2"You saved me from myself…"
"Somebody save me. I don´t care how you do it, just save me."
It often surprises me to hear lines like that in pop songs. Even in a world that glories in its superficiality, you can still hear the need or the longing of the human heart for help.

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Faith - what is it?

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faith leapFaith is knowledge and trust. Believing doesn´t have to leave us dramatically unshaken. If you think about it, It´s actually normal to believe: we are constantly putting our trust in something. Maybe here the question isn´t so much ¨What does it mean to believe¨ but, ¨What do I believe in?¨

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How can Sacred Scripture be "truth" if not everything in it is right?

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truth blog2If you don’t have a good control on the English language, you’re not going to find Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” as funny as you might otherwise. If you don’t know the contextual background of the Deep South in the US in the earlier half of 20th century, you’re not going to be able to appreciate Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” as much. How much more can we say that of the Bible?

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