Yes, God loves you. He loves everyone but He loves you in particular. God created you so that you could be with Him in eternal paradise. Not for His own sake, but because He wants you to be happy. Had the whole world been okay, but you were in need of redemption alone, He would… Continue reading Does God love me?
Is God Real?
Yes, most fortunately, God is real! In fact, He is more real that we are. St. Paul teaches in Acts 17:28 that “We live and move and have our being in Him”. In other words, we exist in Him. This means that it’s not us thinking about God that makes Him real. It’s God thinking… Continue reading Is God Real?
Where does God come from?
When I say I come from India, it’s because I was born in India. Or if I say, I come from this family or that family, it’s because I was born from a certain family. But, God does not come from any place, nor does God come from any family. Instead, everything comes from God.… Continue reading Where does God come from?
How old is God?
When I say I am 36 years old, it means I have lived in the world for 36 years. But, God does not live in the world. Instead, the world lives in God. As St. Paul told the Athenians in Acts 17:28, “In Him we live and move and have our being”. We have an… Continue reading How old is God?
Order of Grace
There is the natural order, which is the order of the created world. Then there is the supernatural order, which is the order of everything divine. This is also called the Order of Grace. Why is this important? Because, Eve is our mother in the order of nature, but Mary is our mother in the… Continue reading Order of Grace
The Five Precepts of the Church
The Five Precepts of the Church (also known as the Commandments of the Church) are considered the minimum standard way of life required by all Catholics.1, 2 They are: You shall attend Mass on Sundays and on holy days of obligation and remain free from work or activity that could impede the sanctification of such… Continue reading The Five Precepts of the Church
Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit
When we become Christians, we want to become saints. But, even if we try to be good, how can we permanently change if we are still the same people as before? Well, we are not the same. Now Christians, the Holy Spirit forms us in preparation for Heaven. Gifts of the Holy Spirit The Gifts… Continue reading Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit
Honoring the Lord’s Day
The third Commandment is to “Remember to keep holy the LORD’S Day.”1 Many Catholics love their faith but still do not care about this commandment. And yet, this is one of God’s most important commandments. It is so important, that the end of the world is dependent, in part, to how we observe this commandment.… Continue reading Honoring the Lord’s Day
Fasting & Abstinence
Fasting and abstinence are two ways to make reparation for our sins and the sins of the members of the Church. Fasting Fasting means to limit how much food we eat in the day. The Church has indicated the following standards for fasting: What is the standard for practicing a fast? For one day, eat… Continue reading Fasting & Abstinence
Sin is any thought, word or action that is against God’s law that comes from our hearts. When we disobey God, offend God, or do the opposite of what we know is right, we are sinning.1 Sin’s Effect on Us and Society Sin turns our hearts away from God and His love for us. It… Continue reading Sin