The Real Presence and Misguided Catholics

The Real Presence and Misguided Catholics

By Judie Brown At the Last Supper, Jesus Christ celebrated the first Mass. During that event He consecrated the bread and wine which became, through transubstantiation, His body and blood. Christ’s real presence—His body, blood, soul, and divinity—is actually, not symbolically, present in every consecrated host. Thus, His words “This is My Body” are a […]

Disassembling Childhood

(Part 3 in our Cancel Culture series)By Judie Brown Most parents and grandparents know that childhood begins at the birth of a baby and culminates in adulthood. One would think that healthcare providers and educators should understand this as well, but sadly they do not. Today, there is a not-so-clandestine effort to redefine teens and pre-teens as […]

Assisting a Suicide

By Judie Brown The term “assisted suicide” rolls right off the tongue. Merriam-Webster defines it as “suicide committed by someone with assistance of another person.” But what is it really? According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, suicide “contradicts the natural inclination of the human being to preserve and perpetuate his life. It is […]

From the Cross to the Resurrection

By Judie Brown As we begin our Good Friday contemplations, our hearts are filled with sorrow. To reflect on the crucified Christ, one must understand that, in His human nature, He suffered greatly, even though He possessed a divine nature and was at all times one with God the Father. Preaching on this fact, a […]

Dear Joe, Just Go!

By Judie Brown The president of the United States and members of his team consistently claim that he is a devout Catholic. But anyone with even a rudimentary understanding of Catholic teaching on abortion knows this is a lie. One cannot be pro killing babies and, at the same time, claim to be Catholic. Perhaps […]

Canceling Matrimony

By Judie Brown Mary Kizior writes: The sanctity of marriage is under attack in our society. Your children have grown up in a culture in which marriage and family are portrayed as unimportant. Many students today will already know the pain of divorce—either in their own family or in the family of a friend. As Saint […]