Tag Archives: faith

St. Joseph | Catholic Central

V/O: The one man who protected the woman he loved and together they raised her son, the savior of the world. Terminator, I mean St. Joseph, action hero. (upbeat music) LIBBY: Today we’re talking about the ultimate strong and silent type, literally. Scripture doesn’t recount one word he spoke. But it does show this guy… Read More »

The Trinity | Catholic Central

(waves crashing on the beach) ST. AUGUSTINE LIBBY: I think I finally understand the Trinity. Uh, what are you doing? BOY WITH SEASHELL KAI: I’m gonna pour the entire ocean into this hole. ST. AUGUSTINE LIBBY: Impossible! You can’t fit the ocean into that tiny little hole. BOY WITH SEASHELL KAI: And you can’t fit… Read More »

What it Means to be Catholic

Have you ever tried to teach someone something and notice that while they’re in that learning stage they have this tendency to try to jump ahead or even compensate for their weaknesses. Like, when I was learning to play the guitar my teacher had to keep correcting these little things that I was neglecting like… Read More »

Symbols of Christmas | Catholic Central

KAI: Merry Christmas, Libby. LIBBY: Merry Christmas, Kai, but what does it all mean? KAI: How long have you been decorating? LIBBY: Too long. (upbeat music) KAI: Ah, Christmas. LIBBY: The season of cheer, goodwill, and spending 12 hours elbowing your way through a hoard of shoppers while listening to “I Want a Hippopotamus for… Read More »

Good Friday | Catholic Central

(somber piano music) KAI: Hi, I’m Kai for Catholic Central. So, Good Friday. It’s the day when Jesus was unjustly condemned to death, was tortured, and died on a cross. So, why on earth do we call it Good Friday? Good question. First, the name Good Friday comes from a time when English used good… Read More »

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper

I was a blue-eyed, chubby-cheeked five-year-old when I joined my family on the picket line for the first time. My mom made me leave my dolls in the minivan. I’d stand on a street corner in the heavy Kansas humidity, surrounded by a few dozen relatives, with my tiny fists clutching a sign that I… Read More »

Purpose and Meaning of Life | Catholic Central

KAI: You sure this is going to work? LIBBY: Absolutely. I’ll switch this bag of sand with the Pope Francis bobble-head doll, and the door will open to reveal the greatest secret of all time. If not, we’ll be crushed by a giant boulder. KAI: Crushed by a giant boulder, world’s greatest secret. LIBBY: It’s… Read More »

C4: Ignite Your Catholic Faith – What are the Marks of the Church?

What does it mean when they say the Church is one, holy, catholic and apostolic? The Creed is so wordy! Catholic…apostolic…it makes my head spin! I know I’m Catholic. I try to be holy. What is apostolic? Apostolic Church! What is that? Every Sunday in the Nicene Creed at Mass, we profess that the Church… Read More »