The Epic Tale of Prideful Suffering

The Epic Tale of Prideful Suffering

In explaining Christ’s death on the cross to my students, I explain to them that sacrifice is a sign of interior devotion.  Whether a parent forgoes breakfast so that their child can eat or the martyr gives up his life for love of Christ, devotion and love for...

The Valley of Tears

Out of the deep have I called unto thee O Lord; Lord, hear my voice! O let thine ears consider well The voice of my complaint. -Psalm 130:1-2 Given all the drama within the Catholic universe lately, as well as the perilous state of national and worldwide affairs, I...

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

Perhaps the greatest stumbling block for Christians and non-Christians alike is the issue of suffering.  If God is a good God, how is it that bad things happen at all, much less, to good people?  While it is essential that a person understands that God does not create...