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Join well-known theologian and author Edward Sri for weekly insights on understanding and living out the Catholic faith. Delve deeper into the Bible, prayer, virtue, relationships, marriage & family and culture with practical reflections on all things Catholic. Don’t just go through the motions. Live as an intentional Catholic, a disciple of Jesus Christ.

Oct 31, 2017

“Why do you Catholics give so much attention to the saints? Shouldn’t we just focus on God?”

Indeed, Catholic devotion to the saints is quite puzzling to some Christians. The whole idea of kneeling before a statue of Mary, doing a nine-day novena to St. Therese or asking St. Anthony to help you find your lost keys...


Oct 23, 2017

Along the Sea of Galilee some 2,000 years ago, Peter was stunned when the Risen Jesus asked him, “Do you love me?” It was the word for “love” that got to him. Jesus didn’t speak of ordinary human affection. Another Greek word, phileo, describes that kind of love.  Jesus instead uses the word agape,...


Oct 16, 2017

Before you say you’re pro-life, you might want to consider themes from JP2’s hard-hitting encyclical “The Gospel of Life.” It’s like an examination of conscience. It not only challenges us to take a deeper look at what’s really happening in “the culture of death.” It also invites us to consider the ways...


Oct 9, 2017

Are you too busy to pray the rosary?  Get distracted?  Get bored? Prefer shorter prayers?

For many, the rosary is the marathon of all Catholic devotions.  “I prefer shorter prayers like the Divine Mercy chaplet.” Who has time for 50 plus beads of prayers?

But what if I were to tell you the rosary is not beyond...


Oct 2, 2017

Imagine a non-Christian friend asking you to explain the Trinity: “How does 3=1? Do you believe in three Gods? Or is it just like three different names for the same one God?” How would you respond? And does it really matter? 

Does it really make a difference whether we believe in just a solitary divine being or a...