Archive for December 2013

Rome, Geneva, and the Incarnation’s Native Soil

Dec 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

This is a cross-post from my own website, Creed Code Cult, in which I’d like to summarize some of the points I have been making lately about the Catholic Church’s emphasis on the mystery of the Incarnation of the Son of God, and why this dogma is more at home in a Catholic context than […]

Ecumenism in a Time of Cancer

Dec 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Both of my parents grew up in large baby-boomer Catholic families. My father, the eldest of five, traded Catholicism for the “hippy” lifestyle, though he spent some of those wayward years getting drunk with Catholic priests at Auburn University, which I suppose reflects some continued connection to the Church. My mother, also one of five, […]

Jason Stellman’s interview on The Journey Home

Dec 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts

This past Monday, EWTN broadcasted Marcus Grodi’s interview with Jason Stellman on The Journey Home. That video has been uploaded, and can be watched below. Those wanting to explore Jason’s story in more detail might be interested in the article he wrote last summer titled, “I Fought the Church and the Church Won,” and in […]

“I Rejoice in the Sufferings of Christ”

Dec 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Blog Posts, Catholic Life and Devotion

For non-Catholics, one of the strangest aspects of Catholic faith is its doctrine of suffering.  It is not strange that Catholics should concern themselves with suffering. Suffering is a universal human problem. Some religious traditions (like Buddhism) are almost wholly concerned with the problem of suffering: how to eliminate it, endure it, or even deny […]