• How to not be a 'beige Catholic,' according to Bishop Barron

    Catholics in America today need to find ways to engage the culture with truth, and avoid “beige Catholicism” that seeks to be dominated by the culture, Bishop Robert Barron said Thursday.

  • Heroes of religious liberty

    Each year since 2012, Catholics in the United States have observed the Fortnight for Freedom in preparation for Independence Day on July 4th. The theme set by the U.S. Bishops’ Conference for this year’s Fortnight is “Witnesses to Freedom.”

  • Thomas Aquinas and the Art of Making a Public Argument

    There is, in many quarters, increasing concern about the hyper-charged political correctness that has gripped our campuses and other forums of public conversation. Even great works of literature and philosophy - from Huckleberry Finn and Heart of Darkness to, believe it or not, Kant's Critique of Pure Reason - are now regularly accompanied by "trigger warnings" that alert prospective readers to the racism, sexism, homophobia, or classism contained therein. 

  • 4 Lessons on Divine Mercy from the woman at the well by Bishop Robert Barron

    As a basis for my presentation, I used the wonderful story from the fourth chapter of John’s Gospel concerning Jesus’ conversation with the woman at the well.

  • Disarming the world

    In the Garden of Gethsemane, as Jesus was prayerfully agonizing over his impending violent death, a large crowd with swords and clubs sent by the chief priests moved in to arrest him.

  • Examining the early life and writings of Dorothy Day

    It wasn’t so much the look of poverty as she saw it a century ago in the teeming tenements of New York that outraged Dorothy Day as it was the smell.

  • It’s time to address modern day slavery

    Over the last few months, I’ve been encouraged by the increasing number of people who are becoming involved in the abolitionist movement targeting modern day slavery.

  • We shouldn’t kill people who kill people

    Since 1980 the Roman Catholic Bishops of the United States have called for an end to the use of the death penalty in our country. Because of their loving and persistent pastoral guidance on this important life issue, eight states have voted through their legislatures or by election ballots to abolish its practice.

  • Why "Last Days in the Desert" is so Boring

    With his latest film, Last Days in the Desert, Rodrigo Garcia has accomplished something truly remarkable. He has taken a portion of the life of the single most compelling person who has ever lived and turned it into a colossally boring movie. 

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How to not be a 'beige Catholic,' according to Bishop Barron

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Catholics in America today need to find ways to engage the culture with truth, and avoid “beige Catholicism” that seeks to be dominated by the culture, Bishop Robert Barron said Thursday.

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June 28, 2016

  • Tuesday, June 28

    Weekly Remote Caller Bingo, Free Bonus Jackpot Ticket Night, 5:30 pm (Doors open at 4:30 pm), St. Luke Catholic Community, 5605 Cloverly Ave., Temple City. (626) 291-5900. www.stluketemplecity.org

     

    Healing Mass, 7:30 p.m., St. Didacus Church, 14337 Astoria St., Sylmar. Fr. Celebrant: Father John Struzzo. Immediately following Mass a "laying on of hands" prayer will be offered by Father John Struzzo and Father Bob Garon. 

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