Contraception

Clerical Contraception – the Other Priestly Scandal

By |2019-03-07T12:53:05+00:00March 7th, 2019|

Among the many hard teachings of Christ that is deeply “offensive” to the dominant secular culture today is the Church’s age-old prohibition of the use of all forms of artificial contraception, which is a clearly-defined doctrine of the Church. How many people have left the Church or formally rejected the Church’s teaching on artificial contraception [...]

I Feel Sorry for Small Families

By |2019-02-05T22:41:39+00:00February 5th, 2019|

Doing errands the other day, I pulled up at a red light behind an expensive SUV with a rear window sticker proudly displaying cartoon figures of the driver’s family. You know the kind – a line-up of white stick figures: mom, dad, kids, dogs, cats, soccer balls, baseball bats, kites, etc. against a black tinted [...]

Jesus, King of Patriarchs

By |2016-03-03T23:38:48+00:00March 3rd, 2016|

Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR Matthan [became] the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary. Of her was born Jesus who is called the Messiah. Thus the total number of generations from Abraham to David is fourteen generations; from David to the Babylonian exile, fourteen generations; from the Babylonian exile to [...]