“Pope leads by example, goes to Confession”

POSTED ON: April 1, 2014 by

Have you heard the news of this floating around the Web? “Leading a penitential liturgy in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis surprised his liturgical adviser by going to confession during the service.” Check out the rest of the story here, … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , , ,

My Favorite Thing to Do for Lent

POSTED ON: March 4, 2014 by

CCH Communication and Evangelization Manager writes about her favorite thing to do for Lent: “During Lent, there is one spiritual activity that I look forward to most. Before Lent starts, I get out my calendar and I write the name … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , ,

Intense Radio Interview with Tom Peterson

POSTED ON: December 31, 2013 by

Check out this radio interview with Tom Peterson of Catholics Come Home on the Scott Sloan On Demand Show. The truth will set you free!

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , ,

“Being a Catholic is the most important aspect of my life”

POSTED ON: November 5, 2013 by

Check out this recent article with actor Mark Wahlberg, in which he describes the importance of his Catholic faith. Let’s pray we have more witnesses like his in Hollywood!

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , ,

The Christmas Candle…coming to a theater near you!

POSTED ON: October 31, 2013 by

Rick Santorum, CEO of EchoLight Studios met with Tom Peterson, President of Catholics Come Home, in Atlanta on October 30th to discuss the new nationwide release of “The Christmas Candle” this Advent. Visit their website http://www.thechristmascandlemovie.com/ and purchase your tickets … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , , ,

CCH Recommends

POSTED ON: October 25, 2013 by

From Lighthouse Catholic Media… Evangelizing Catholics by Dr. Scott Hahn! “In this informative and dynamic presentation, Dr. Scott Hahn discusses why the New Evangelization is the greatest priority of the Church at this time, and how we are all called … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , , ,

Stay connected!

POSTED ON: October 15, 2013 by

Are you staying connected with Catholics Come Home? We have many ways for you to keep up with the latest inspiration, news, and more from our apostolate! Follow us on Facebook. Tweet us on Twitter. Become a friend on Pinterest. … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , , ,

CCH Recommends

POSTED ON: October 5, 2013 by

From Saint Joseph Communications… Life is Worth Living MP3: yours FREE! You just pay shipping and handling! In conjuction with our friends at Catholics Come Home, we are offering this MP3 Disc. After twenty-six years of reproducing these programs by … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Praying Backward

POSTED ON: September 25, 2013 by

What is your prayer time structured like? “Our private prayer is meant to mirror the public prayer of the Church—the liturgy. In the first part of the Mass, our prayer is devoted to listening to God’s Word: the Liturgy of … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , , , ,

For Catholic Moms and Dads

POSTED ON: August 5, 2013 by

Check out these articles, recently published on IntegratedCatholicLife.org and TheRadicalLife.org. Article for Catholic Moms: 10 Lessons from My Mom on How to Be a Great Mother It is amazing how much my pregnancy has given me pause for reflection on … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tom on the Good Catholic Life

POSTED ON: July 21, 2013 by

Check out CCH Founder and President Tom Peterson’s recent interview on the Good Catholic Life, where he discusses inviting Catholics home to the Church and his new book, Catholics Come Home: God’s Extraordinary Plan for Your Life.

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , ,

Reasons People Avoid Confession by Lorraine Murray

POSTED ON: July 17, 2013 by

Published: June 7, 2012 in The Georgia Bulletin A priest once mentioned that the loneliest time of his week was Saturday afternoon when he sat in the confessional waiting for parishioners to show up. Although his comment was humorous, it … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , ,

8 Reasons to Go to Mass

POSTED ON: June 12, 2013 by

“‘Mass is boring.’ ‘I don’t get anything out of Mass — why should I go?’ ‘Why can’t I just pray alone?’ These are common feelings, especially among young people but among many adults as well. How should we respond?” Read … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , , , ,

News Story: People returning to Confession because of Pope

POSTED ON: May 21, 2013 by

“In Latin America, during Holy Week many people who hadn’t confessed for many years” returned to the sacrament because of things they had heard Pope Francis say… “Many young people, men and women in these church groups have not only … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , ,

Great books for families!

POSTED ON: April 29, 2013 by

Check out these two wonderful books, perfect for building up your family and enriching your own life and reading: Big Hearted: Inspiring Stories from Everyday Families by Patti Armstrong and Theresa Thomas, to be released this Spring! Big Hearted gives … Continue reading

Posted inBlog

The Meaning of Marriage

POSTED ON: April 8, 2013 by

A Reflection by Damien J. O’Connor, Office for Pastoral Services, Diocese of Bridgeport I remember when I was a high school morality teacher, I used to show a video by National Geographic entitled, Lions in the Darkness. I’m sure that … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , ,

CCH Featured Question

POSTED ON: February 8, 2013 by

How should you respond if someone asks you, “Why do Catholics believe in Purgatory?” Find out here! You can also check out this article: Is Purgatory a Catholic Invention? No Way!

Posted inUncategorized

Powerful Pro-Life Commercials

POSTED ON: January 29, 2013 by

Please check out our sister organization, VirtueMedia.org, a not-for-profit media organization dedicated to producing and airing gentle, yet powerfully effective sanctity of life television messages and web videos, helping to save babies and mothers from abortion and educate the public … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , ,

Vancouver Come Home!

POSTED ON: January 22, 2013 by

Check out the web page for Vancouver’s Come Home campaign. Please share with those you know in the Vancouver, BC, area and pray that many will return home in Canada!

Posted inBlog | tagged , , ,

Interview with Tom Peterson on Secular Radio

POSTED ON: January 18, 2013 by

Check out this interview with CCH Founder and President Tom Peterson on “Scott Sloan on Demand.” Scott talks with Tom about Catholics Come Home and the progress of the ad campaigns.

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , ,

Brandon Vogt’s Interview with Tom Peterson!

POSTED ON: January 14, 2013 by

Tom recently sat down with popular Catholic blogger and author Brandon Vogt to discuss his conversion, the Catholics Come Home apostolate, and how to help inactive Catholics return to the Church. Click here to watch or download the interview!

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , , ,

Follow us on Twitter!

POSTED ON: January 9, 2013 by

Stay up-to-date with news, inspiration, blog updates, and more by following Catholics Come Home and CCH Founder and President Tom Peterson on Twitter! Click here to follow CCH on Twitter. Click here to follow Tom on Twitter. And…spread the word! … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , ,

Mary is the Mother of God!

POSTED ON: January 1, 2013 by

Happy Feast of Mary, Mother of God!   Many Fundamentalists cringe at the notion that we consider Mary to be the Mother of God. Why do we give her that high title? Learn why here! Happy New Year! May God … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , ,

The Meaning of Christmas

POSTED ON: December 28, 2012 by

Christmas isn’t over yet! While many in our culture are already packing up the Christmas decorations, we are just beginning to celebrate Christ’s birth in the Church! Here is a great article by CCH advisory board member, Dr. Peter Kreeft, … Continue reading

Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , ,

Come Home for Christmas!

POSTED ON: December 18, 2012 by Posted inBlog | tagged , , , , , ,

Inviting Catholics Home!

POSTED ON: November 20, 2012 by

Check out this podcast from Casting Nets about inviting people home to the Catholic Church, featuring Tom Peterson and Catholics Come Home. This podcast is full of beautiful wisdom and inspiration for evangelizing! Please take time to listen and share!

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Is Hell Crowded or Empty?

POSTED ON: November 16, 2012 by

“Rob Bell is an evangelist and pastor – a leader in this emerging church movement. He’s written a book called Love Wins and it’s a book about eternal life. And he stakes out a more or less Universalist position meaning everyone get’s saved, so … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Get your FREE CD about Bringing Catholics Home!

POSTED ON: November 14, 2012 by

A Free CD by Tom Peterson “We believe this is the most entertaining Catholic recording of all-time on the subject of modern, mature evangelization. Tom Peterson, the founder of Catholics Come Home, is hilarious, insightful, and inspirational. This talk will … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Frances Cabrini!

POSTED ON: November 13, 2012 by

“Frances Xavier Cabrini was the first United States citizen to be canonized…In 35 years Frances Xavier Cabrini founded 67 institutions dedicated to caring for the poor, the abandoned, the uneducated and the sick. Seeing great need among Italian immigrants who … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Question: Are Catholics born again?

POSTED ON: November 8, 2012 by

How should I respond to someone who asks me if I’m saved or “born again”? Find out the answer here! Learn more about how to defend and explain your Catholic faith at our CatholicsComeHome.org website!

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Get your Catholic CD Bundles!

POSTED ON: November 5, 2012 by

Visit our CatholicsComeHome.org website to get your Catholic CD Bundles today for you or for a loved one. We have special bundles for current Catholics, non-Catholics, and fallen-away Catholics. Can you think of someone whose life you can touch with … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Solemnity of All Saints and All Souls!

POSTED ON: November 1, 2012 by

Happy All Saints (today) and All Souls (tomorrow)! On November 1 and 2, the Church celebrates these feasts, remembering the saints in heaven and all the faithful departed. What are the origins of these feast days? Find out here! Take … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

Please Pray for our CCH Leadership Team!

POSTED ON: October 29, 2012 by

Check out our Catholics Come Home Leadership team, made up of our Officers, Theological Advisory Board, and Business Advisory Board. Perhaps you may know some of them from your diocese or from books you’ve read. These wonderful men and women … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

How can you be Christ in someone’s life today?

POSTED ON: October 25, 2012 by

Take a moment to think about this question and make a resolution to show God’s love in a special way to someone you encounter, whether that be a family member, friend, or complete stranger! Ideas: a note of care, a … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

CCH Book Recommendation: Along the Way

POSTED ON: October 22, 2012 by

Check out Randy Hain’s newest book, Along the Way: Lessons for an Authentic Journey of Faith. Randy Hain’s second book is a thought-provoking, lesson-filled road map for navigating our faith journeys as Catholics. He considers conversion, faith, prayer, peace, parenthood, … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Two New U.S. Saints!

POSTED ON: October 21, 2012 by

As of today, Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha and Blessed Marianne Cope are now Saint Kateri and Saint Marianne! Read a little about the lives of these holy women of God. “She reminds us that Jesus came for all people in every … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Luke!

POSTED ON: October 18, 2012 by

St. Luke, the Gospel writer and physician, is the patron saint of artists, brewers, butchers, doctors, notaries, painters, physicians and surgeons. In his Gospel, St. Luke emphasizes the universality of salvation, the poor and lowly, God’s mercy, and joy in … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

CCH Book Recommendation

POSTED ON: October 16, 2012 by

Check out Patrick Madrid’s book, Any Friend of God’s is a Friend of Mine.  “The best ever explanation of the Catholic doctrine of the communion of saints written for a popular audience. Patrick Madrid explains in a clear, easy-to-follow style … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

VirtueMedia: Saving lives during the 40 Days for Life

POSTED ON: October 11, 2012 by

Check out VirtueMedia’s life-saving television commercials and ministry. These powerful, inspiring commercials have helped save countless babies and families from abortion over the years, and can continue to do so with your help during these 40 Days for Life. Check … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

The Five Non-Negotiables

POSTED ON: October 8, 2012 by

Are you prepared to vote according to your Catholic Faith this election year? Make sure you learn about the five non-negotiables. Share this Catholic Answers podcast with family and friends, so we all can vote as good Catholics this year, … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Faustina!

POSTED ON: October 5, 2012 by

St. Maria Faustina Kowalska is remembered along with the Feast of Divine Mercy and the Divine Mercy Chaplet. Learn more about here life here. To celebrate her feast day, reflect on these beautiful quotes from her diary: “Let Souls who … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

CCH In the News

POSTED ON: October 2, 2012 by

Are you staying up-to-date with our News blog? Find out what’s going on with Catholics Come Home and share our blogs with friends! You can also stay updated by signing up for our email updates on the home page of CatholicsComeHome.org.

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Vincent de Paul!

POSTED ON: September 27, 2012 by

Read about the life of St. Vincent de Paul. How are you extending charity to the lives of the needy in your community? “Lord, help me to make time today to serve you in those who are most in need … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

Catholicism Pure and Simple!

POSTED ON: September 26, 2012 by

Check out Fr. Dwight Longenecker’s fantastic new book, “Catholicism Pure and Simple.” Get your copy or one for a friend today! “The Catholic faith doesn’t have to be complicated. Fr. Dwight Longenecker shows how it can be Pure and Simple. … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Question

POSTED ON: September 24, 2012 by

Many Protestants believe we are saved by Faith Alone and they say Catholics believe they can “work” their way into Heaven. How do you answer that? Find out here. You can also find more answers to your Catholic questions at … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Matthew!

POSTED ON: September 21, 2012 by

“As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax office; and he said to him, ‘Follow me.’ And he rose and followed him. And as he sat at table in the house, behold, … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Thy Will Be Done

POSTED ON: September 17, 2012 by

Read this great article by Fr. Robert Spitzer about his favorite prayer. “I’ve found that this prayer brings God’s peace and calm and enables us to move beyond attachments and far by letting go into God’s providential hands…” What is … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Real Men Choose Virtue

POSTED ON: September 14, 2012 by

Check out Dr. Tim Gray’s article, “The Virtuous Life Is Worth Living: Real Men Choose Virtue,” and share with the other men in your life! “Many men want to be good husbands and fathers, but if this wanting is not … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Remembering September 11 – A Hero’s Life

POSTED ON: September 11, 2012 by

“On September 11, hijackers didn’t count on facing family man and daily Mass-goer Tom Burnett Jr.” Read his story: “To Pray, to Act, to Fight: A Hero’s Life.”  

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Who’s Coming Home?

POSTED ON: September 6, 2012 by

According to a number of CCH Partner Dioceses, over 300,000 souls “came home”, and Mass attendance increased an average of 10% following Catholics Come Home campaigns. Check out our interactive map to see a sampling of some of the dioceses that have … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Gregory the Great!

POSTED ON: September 3, 2012 by

St. Gregory the Great truly was a saint of “great” accomplishments. But most importantly, St. Gregory accepted God’s will for him with deep humility and a servant’s heart. Read more about the life of St. Gregory the Great. One of … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Question

POSTED ON: August 30, 2012 by

The Bible says to call no man Father, so why do we call our priests ‘Father’? Find out the answer here! Check out more of our Q&A section to learn what Catholics believe or how to defend and explain your … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Happy Feasts of Saints Monica and Augustine!

POSTED ON: August 27, 2012 by

At Catholics Come Home, we hear from many parents who continually pray for their children to return to the Catholic Church. There are few people who understand these parents’ hearts and struggles better than St. Monica. St. Monica prayed unceasingly, … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Invite people home to Rome on the road!

POSTED ON: August 24, 2012 by

Do you have a Catholics Come Home car magnet on your car? If not, order a car magnet today for you and a friend and evangelize in traffic! “Just want to let you know that a few days after I … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Feast of the Queenship of Mary

POSTED ON: August 22, 2012 by

“The feast is a logical follow-up to the Assumption and is now celebrated on the octave day of that feast. In his encyclical To the Queen of Heaven, Pius XII points out that Mary deserves the title because she is Mother … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Real People, Real Stories

POSTED ON: August 9, 2012 by

Check out the testimonials page of our CatholicsComeHome.org website. Do you know anyone away from the Church who has a story like this? Consider inviting them to come to Mass with you. Ask them if they’ve thought about returning to … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Human Personhood Begins at Conception

POSTED ON: August 6, 2012 by

How do you respond to arguments that an unborn child is not a human person yet? Learn how in CCH theological advisory board member Dr. Peter Kreeft’s article, “Human Personhood Begins at Conception.” “The issue I have been asked to … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Apologetic Question

POSTED ON: August 3, 2012 by

Why can’t non-Catholics receive Holy Communion in the Catholic Church? Find out the answer here! Learn how to answer more objections to Catholic teachings at CatholicsComeHome.org!

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Best People We Know Radio Show with CCH Founder Tom Peterson

POSTED ON: August 2, 2012 by

Check out the radio program, Sharing Spiritual Strength, with guest Tom Peterson. Tom discusses his life as a successful business executive before a conversion that led him to downsize and simplify and begin his Catholic apostolate. Learn how the Catholic Faith … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola!

POSTED ON: July 31, 2012 by

Today is the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits and author of the famous work, the Spiritual Exercises. Reflect today on some quotes from St. Ignatius: “Act as if everything depended on you; trust as if … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

The "St. Louis Review" Reports: Catholics Come Home® evangelization campaign brings people back to Church

POSTED ON: July 30, 2012 by

The St. Louis Review July 25 issue highlights the positive impact of the recent Archdiocese of St. Louis Catholics Come Home® evangelization initiative.  Read the excerpt below, including two testimonials of returnees and converts to the faith: Catholics Come Home® … Continue reading

Posted inUncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of Sts. Joachim and Anne

POSTED ON: July 26, 2012 by

“The strong character of Mary in making decisions, her continuous practice of prayer, her devotion to the laws of her faith, her steadiness at moments of crisis, and her devotion to her relatives—all indicate a close-knit, loving family that looked … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: July 23, 2012 by

Check out Patrick Madrid’s fantastic book, Search and Rescue: How to Bring Your Family and Friends into–or back into–the Catholic Church. This book is full of wisdom and great tips and stories that help teach you how you can evangelize … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Advancing on the Road to Prayer

POSTED ON: July 20, 2012 by

Read this brief, but beautiful reflection on Prayer, Our Constant Occupation by Fr. Andre Lour. “God sets our heart aflame for contemplation.” Are you fueling the flame? Are you taking time for prayer and contemplation each day, so you can … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…”RESTLESS HEARTS”

POSTED ON: July 10, 2012 by

Do you have friends and relatives away from the Church and pray for their return to the faith? St. Augustine’s conversion story is well-known and powerful; his story has inspired countless souls over many centuries and speaks boldly to our … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Maria Goretti!

POSTED ON: July 6, 2012 by

St. Maria Goretti is the patron saint of youth. Take time today to pray for the young people, especially teenagers, in your life. The teenage years are incredibly challenging, and young people need all the prayers and love they can … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: July 5, 2012 by

Need a place to go to find out whether a new movie is worth seeing? Steven Greydanus reviews films through the lens of faith to help guide Catholics toward movies with wholesome themes and messages. Check out his website, DecentFilms.com. … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

Freedom for all!

POSTED ON: July 4, 2012 by

Today we celebrate our country’s independence. What a blessing it is for Americans to have the freedoms we have. As American Catholics, we must also ensure that we have religious liberty! Today marks the end of the Fortnight for Freedom, … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

Happy Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul!

POSTED ON: June 29, 2012 by

What an exciting day in the Church this holy day is! Today we celebrate the lives of Saints Peter and Paul, two of the most daring preachers of the Gospel and apostles chosen by Christ in the beginning of the … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Happy Solemnity of the Birth of John the Baptist!

POSTED ON: June 24, 2012 by

Today we celebrate the birth of John the Baptist, the great herald of the Gospel, preparing the way for Christ. John recognized his mission from God to point to the son of God and the coming of the Kingdom, and … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

True Freedom: On Protecting Human Dignity and Religious Liberty, by Cardinal Dolan

POSTED ON: June 19, 2012 by

Get the Kindle edition of Cardinal Dolan’s True Freedom here! It’s time for Catholics to be informed and stand up for human dignity and religious liberty. Share with friends too…it is only $0.99! “Are American liberties on the endangered species list? … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: June 18, 2012 by

“Five Myths and Misconceptions about the Papacy,” an article by Patrick Madrid from his book, Pope Fiction. Find out the facts behind these fictional statements: Fiction 1 - Peter was not the first Pope Fiction 2 - The Pope cannot be the … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Anthony of Padua!

POSTED ON: June 13, 2012 by

St. Anthony was a Franciscan, a man of great prayer and an amazing teacher of Scripture and theology in France and Italy. St. Anthony gives us a beautiful example of what happens when one completely surrenders his life to Christ. … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Apologetic Question

POSTED ON: June 8, 2012 by

Does the Catholic Church interpret the Bible literally? Find out the answer to this question and more questions and answers about Scripture here! Please share our CatholicsComeHome.org website with others today, too!  

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of Blessed Pope John XXIII

POSTED ON: June 3, 2012 by

Blessed John XXIII is perhaps most well known for his convening of the Second Vatican Council. He was a humble man, passionate about bringing the Church to understand the Gospel better. “Mother and Teacher of all nations—such is the Catholic … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

“Why Prayer is More Important than Eating”: A Reflection from Dr. Peter Kreeft

POSTED ON: May 18, 2012 by

Dr. Peter Kreeft, CCH Theological Advisory Board member, writes in Prayer for Beginners: “Eating keeps your body alive, and prayer keeps your soul alive. Praying is more important than eating because your soul is more important than your body. Your … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Are you responding to the call to greatness?

POSTED ON: May 11, 2012 by

“When faced with choices in life, do you tend to pursue what is most noble – what will form you in excellence and benefit others most? Or do you tend to shy away from things that may push you out … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: April 25, 2012 by

Looking for a great do-it-yourself retreat? Check out Fr. Michael Gaitley’s 33 Days to Morning Glory, a preparation for Marian Consecration. “From Fr. Michael E. Gaitley, MIC, author of the bestselling book Consoling the Heart of Jesus, comes an extraordinary … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Bernadette!

POSTED ON: April 16, 2012 by

Do you have the strength to pursue your faith despite ridicule from others? Do you have a devotion to Our Blessed Mother? Take a few minutes to learn more about this wonderful saint, Bernadetter Soubirous of Lourdes. Her example of … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

HAPPY EASTER!

POSTED ON: April 8, 2012 by

Easter Exsultet Rejoice, heavenly powers! Sing, choirs of angels! Exult, all creation around God’s throne! Jesus Christ, our King, is risen! Sound the trumpet of salvation! Rejoice, O earth, in shining splendor, radiant in the brightness of your King! Christ … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

What is Jesus’ Concept of Happiness?

POSTED ON: March 29, 2012 by

CCH Theological Advisory Board Member Dr. Peter Kreeft writes about Jesus’ concept of happiness: To our desire for wealth, Christ says, “Blessed are the poor in spirit.” To our desire for painlessness, he says, “Blessed are those who mourn.” To … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

How did the Stations of the Cross Begin?

POSTED ON: March 9, 2012 by

It’s the Lenten Season, and with it comes special devotions…like the Stations of the Cross. Do you know the origin of the Stations? Learn more about it here. Perhaps you can make a commitment to praying the Stations of the … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: February 28, 2012 by

Looking to grow in the knowledge of your Catholic faith this Lent? Check out Catholic Answers Live podcasts! You will learn so much about how to defend your faith by listening to the apologetic topics. The Catholic Answers Live program … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Apologetics Question

POSTED ON: February 6, 2012 by

Why does the Catholic Church believe in Purgatory? Find the answer here! Refer your friends to our website, CatholicsComeHome.org, to find more answers to their questions about the Catholic faith!

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

Today’s Reflection: Finding Peace in Christ

POSTED ON: January 23, 2012 by

“I have told you these things so that you will have peace in Me. In the world you will have trouble, but take courage! I have conquered the world.” John 16:33 What troubles are you facing in life right now? … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Apologetic Question: Why Can’t Women Be Priests?

POSTED ON: December 29, 2011 by

Find the answer here. “The Church recognizes herself to be bound by this choice made by the Lord himself. For this reason the ordination of women is not possible” (CCC 1577).

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

On the Feast of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist

POSTED ON: December 27, 2011 by

“Then the other disciple also went in, the one who had arrived at the tomb first, and he saw and believed.” -John 20:8 “Seeing” and “believing” are important themes in John’s Gospel. St. Thomas was once who struggled with believing, but St. … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with you.

POSTED ON: December 20, 2011 by

What strikes you most from Luke’s account of the Annunciation? In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception!

POSTED ON: December 8, 2011 by

Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thine intercession was left unaided. Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of virgins, … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Letting God Rule

POSTED ON: November 30, 2011 by

A recent message by the Holy Father included the following reflection: “Reflecting on the day’s reading from the prophet Isaiah, the Holy Father called special attention to the words: ‘There is no one who calls on your name, or attempts … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Apologetics Question: Why don’t Catholic priests marry?

POSTED ON: November 14, 2011 by

Find out the answer here! Click on the “Answer” button to this question on the Priesthood page of our CatholicsComeHome.org website. Here are some great articles that also deal with priestly celibacy: Priestly Celibacy Celibacy of Clergy Feel free to … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

Celebrate Priesthood Sunday with us all week!

POSTED ON: October 30, 2011 by

It is Priesthood Sunday! How are you going to celebrate the life and beautiful vocation of the priests you know? Visit our website, www.EncouragePriests.org to send spiritual bouquets or “collar hollers” to your priests. If you didn’t celebrate the tremendous … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Something CATHOLIC in theaters? YES! Check out the new movie: “The Way”

POSTED ON: October 26, 2011 by

Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez’s new movie The Way, features the story of one man’s journey of life and faith after losing his son on the Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James) in France.  This movie hasbroughtCatholicism to the … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

CCH Book Recommendation

POSTED ON: October 17, 2011 by

Get a copy of Patrick Madrid and Kenneth Hensley’s The Godless Delusion: A Catholic Challenge to Modern Atheism. Learn how to to use philosophical tools to demonstrate that atheism cannot stand up to logical scrutiny. This book is a must-have … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Padre Pio!

POSTED ON: September 23, 2011 by

St. Padre Pio beautifully teaches us, by his words and most especially by his life, about redemptive suffering. Reflect on some of his thoughts today, and ask him to intercede for you in your own sufferings. “Jesus said to me; … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Do you JOYFULLY help others? -Reflection by St. John Chrysostom

POSTED ON: September 13, 2011 by

Today is the feast of St. John Chrysostom, the great preacher. Take a minute to reflect on his commentary about helping others in a spirit of joy: “Helping a person in need is good in itself. But the degree of … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Do you want God to be your Father or Grandfather?

POSTED ON: August 30, 2011 by

Dr. Peter Kreeft, CCH theological advisory board member, gives a beautiful reflection on fatherly “love” verses grandfatherly “kindness.” Sometimes we think we want kindness, rather than love, from our Heavenly Father. But God’s occasional “tough love” for us doesn’t go … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

On the Feasts of Sts. Monica and Augustine

POSTED ON: August 27, 2011 by

“You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our hearts our restless until they rest in you.” -St. Augustine Do you have family, friends, neighbors, or coworkers away from the Catholic faith? Pray to Sts. Monica and Augustine. St. … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Bible Passage: Do Not Be Anxious

POSTED ON: August 2, 2011 by

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day’s own trouble be sufficient for the day.” Do you often get overwhelmed and anxious about what the future holds? Matthew 6:34 reminds us … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Book

POSTED ON: July 13, 2011 by

Check out the CCH store on CatholicsComeHome.org! Today’s featured book: Reasons to Believe: How to Understand, Explain, and Defend the Catholic Faith. Get a copy for you or a friend on our site, and support the work of CCH in … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Do you have a martyr’s love for Christ?

POSTED ON: June 30, 2011 by

Today is the feast of the first martyrs of the Church of Rome. This made me reflect…Do I have a martyr’s love for Christ? How do I die to Christ everyday, even in little ways? Is my whole life a profession … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Apologetics Question

POSTED ON: June 9, 2011 by

How should I – a Catholic – respond to someone who asks me if I’ve been saved or born-again? Find out the answer here.

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

From the Holy Father: Moses and Intercessory Prayer

POSTED ON: June 2, 2011 by

“In fasting, Moses shows he is waiting for the gift of God’s law as a source of life: it will reveals God’s will and nourish the human heart, making him enter into a covenant with the Almighty that the source … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

Feast of Our Lady of Fatima

POSTED ON: May 13, 2011 by

“The message of Fatima is simple: Pray.” Read more about this feast day here. Our Lady of Fatima, pray for us, and help us to pray!

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Apologetics Question

POSTED ON: May 7, 2011 by

As Catholics, do we have to accept everything that the Church teaches? Answer.

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , ,

A Tribute to JPII!

POSTED ON: April 30, 2011 by

Check out this great tribute page from the Vatican website in preparation for the beatification of Pope John Paul II! Pope John Paul II, pray for us!

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Touched by CCH Commercials!

POSTED ON: April 28, 2011 by

“I was at work one day last week, and a colleague who knows that I am Catholic stopped by to talk. He said he had heard the Catholics Come Home commercial on TV. I was so excited to know that … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

‘Catholics Come Home’ commercials spur Cooney’s interest in Catholicism

POSTED ON: April 21, 2011 by

Check out this article from Green Bay’s The Compass. “I’m learning what it’s like to be part of a church community for the first time,” he [Casey] added. “For me, it was always kind of a Sunday thing where you … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

“Stretching the Stewardship Way of Life”

POSTED ON: April 14, 2011 by

Check out this article by Fr. Dave Zimmer commenting on the anti-Catholic segment involving Catholics Come Home commercials on Bill Maher’s show a few weeks ago. “The Lord turned my thoughts to that day when Jesus walked through the streets … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Feast of St. Stanislaus

POSTED ON: April 11, 2011 by

Take time today to read about this bishop of Kraków, patron of Poland. “He is remembered with Saints Thomas More and Thomas Becket for vigorous opposition to the evils of an unjust government.” St. Stanislaus, pray for us!

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Recalling your Baptism during Lent

POSTED ON: April 6, 2011 by

“When we let our life be illuminated by the mystery of Christ, we experience the joy of being liberated from all that threatens its full fulfillment.” -Pope Benedict XVI, April 3 Sunday Angelus Read more about the power of Baptism … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Confession: Reflections of Blessed Mother Teresa

POSTED ON: March 30, 2011 by

“I must go to confession with love because I have an opportunity to make my soul clean, to become pure.” “Confession is Jesus and I, and nobody else. Remember this for life.” “Don’t waste time on what happened before. If … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

WANTED: Courageous Apostles

POSTED ON: March 28, 2011 by

“Pope Benedict said at his Wednesday general audience that the modern world needs ‘zealous’ disciples of Christ, who will fight religious indifference with the ‘light and beauty’ of the Gospel…” Read more of this article from Catholic News Agency. Are … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Message of His Holiness Benedict XVI for Lent 2011

POSTED ON: March 9, 2011 by

“The Lenten period, which leads us to the celebration of Holy Easter, is for the Church a most valuable and important liturgical time, in view of which I am pleased to offer a specific word in order that it may … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

The Secret to Holiness

POSTED ON: March 4, 2011 by

“At the Wednesday general audience on March 2, Pope Benedict XVI discussed the life of St. Francis de Sales, a 17th century bishop and Doctor of the Church whose secret to holiness was his unreserved trust in God…” Read the rest … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: February 22, 2011 by

Any Friend of God’s is a Friend of Mine By Patrick Madrid The best ever explanation of the Catholic doctrine of the communion of saints written for a popular audience. Patrick Madrid explains in a clear, easy-to-follow style why Catholics … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

National Catholic Bible Conference coming to ATLANTA!

POSTED ON: February 17, 2011 by

Catholics Come Home is excited to be a sponsor for the 2011 National Catholic Bible Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, July 22-23. Mark your calendars early! The theme of the conference is “The Great Conversation: Encountering God’s Word.” This is a can’t-miss … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Who is this St. Valentine?!

POSTED ON: February 14, 2011 by

Check out the history of St. Valentine and the inspiration for St. Valentine’s Day. On their feast day, Saints Cyril and Methodius, pray for us!

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Get Your Catholic Media Bundles!

POSTED ON: February 10, 2011 by

Order the popular Lighthouse Catholic Media bundles from CatholicsComeHom.org! These make great (even unexpected) gifts for family, friends, coworkers, and neighbors–and are a fantastic and powerful ways to evangelize. We feature three unique and powerful CD sets: “I Am Catholic” … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

CCH Featured Apologetics Question

POSTED ON: February 8, 2011 by

In Romans, chapter 3, it says that none is righteous and that all have sinned, but the Catholic Church teaches that Mary is without sin…could you explain that in light of Romans 3? Find out the answer here!

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Blaise!

POSTED ON: February 3, 2011 by

How much do you really know about Saint Blaise? Did you know that he made friends with wild animals? Did you know that he was martyred? Why do we associate him with the blessing of throats? Find out more about … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Give more; Love more!

POSTED ON: February 1, 2011 by

Blessed Mother Teresa is one of the greatest saints when it comes to teaching us how to love. “There are thousands of people who would love to have what we have, yet God has chosen us to be where we … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul!

POSTED ON: January 25, 2011 by

Today we celebrate the feast of the conversion of the great “apostle to the Gentiles.” After his conversion, St. Paul spread the Gospel fervently and with tremendous love for the Lord about whom he preached. Read about the conversion of … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

About.com Readers’ Choice Awards

POSTED ON: January 20, 2011 by

Like what you see on our CCH blogs and on our CatholicsComeHome.org website? Consider making your voice heard in About.com’s 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards! Thanks for following us, for your continued support, and, most importantly, for your prayers! Your CCH … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

Feast of St. Anthony of Egypt

POSTED ON: January 17, 2011 by

A voice came to St. Anthony saying, “Antony, I was here, but I was waiting to watch your struggle. But now, since you have bravely held your own in this fight, I will always help you…” (St. Athanasius,  “Life of … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

St. Hilary and Scripture

POSTED ON: January 13, 2011 by

Today is the feast of St. Hilary, who, raised a pagan, found God in his encounter with Scriptures and would go on to become bishop of Poitiers in France and a great fighter of the Arian heresy. St. Hilary is … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: January 11, 2011 by

CCH highly recommends Dr. Edward Sri’s new book, A Biblical Walk through the Mass, from Ascension Press. “As Catholics, the Mass is the center of our Faith. We celebrate it every day. We know all the responses. We know all … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

A prayer petition for 2011

POSTED ON: January 3, 2011 by

This January, when making your resolutions for 2011, don’t forget to include the most important type of goals for your life: the spiritual ones. Perhaps you can commit to a deeper prayer life, more time spent in the adoration chapel, … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

“Every child needs the love of a family”

POSTED ON: December 28, 2010 by

Check out the words of our Holy Father during the Angelus Prayer on the Feast of the Holy Family (accompanied by YouTube video/audio). “The Holy Family is certainly unique and unrepeatable, but at the same time it is a model … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

The True Joy of Christmas

POSTED ON: December 23, 2010 by

In preparation for the Advent of Christ, reflect on this excerpt by our Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI about the true joy of Christmas: “Joy is the true gift of Christmas, not the expensive gifts that call for time and … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Wisdom from the Holy Father

POSTED ON: December 21, 2010 by

Some thoughts by Pope Benedict XVI on evangelization: “How many people also in our time are in search of God, in search of Jesus and of his Church, in search of divine mercy, and are waiting for a “sign” that … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Apologetics Question

POSTED ON: December 15, 2010 by

Why do Catholics confess their sins to a priest, rather than going directly to God? Find out the answer here on our CatholicsComeHome.org website. Haven’t been to Confession lately? Advent is the time to go. Prepare your heart from Christ’s … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: December 8, 2010 by

Looking for a GREAT Christmas gift idea? Check out this fabulous new Catholic commentary on the Gospel of Matthew by Edward Sri and Curtis Mitch. This new book is the perfect companion to your Scripture reading.

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

On the Feast of St. Francis Xavier

POSTED ON: December 3, 2010 by

“It is not the actual physical exertion that counts toward a man’s progress, nor the nature of the task, but the spirit of faith with which it is undertaken.” “Many, many people hereabouts are not becoming Christians for one reason … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Advent Reflection

POSTED ON: November 30, 2010 by

“Again, when we come to church, then let us say: – The day will be when I shall see Christ surrounded by His Holy Angels. I shall be brought into that blessed company, in which all will be pure, all … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

“Reflections on Our Lady of Guadalupe”

POSTED ON: November 15, 2010 by

Check out this article from the Integrated Catholic Life by the Carmelite Sisters on Our Lady of Guadalupe. “She came to a nation who was once invincible, yet now a broken and broken-hearted people. And she called herself “your Merciful … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Wisdom from Blessed Mother Teresa

POSTED ON: November 9, 2010 by

“Don’t search for Jesus in far lands–he is not there. He is close to you; he is with you. Just keep the lamp burning and you will always see him. Keep on filling the lamp with all these little drops … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Feast of All Souls

POSTED ON: November 2, 2010 by

“If we had no care for the dead, we would not be in the habit of praying for them.” -St. Augustine Today is the Solemnity of All Souls, during which we remember to pray for the faithful departed, for all … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

Trust in God

POSTED ON: October 28, 2010 by

“If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride because it shows you trust in your own power. Your self-sufficiency, your selfishness and your intellectual pride will inhibit His coming to live in your heart because God cannot fill … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

2010 Georgia Catholic Men’s Conference

POSTED ON: October 26, 2010 by

Catholic Men of Georgia and surrounding areas: Join hundreds of other men for the 2010 Georgia Catholic Men’s Conference on Saturday, November 6th! It’s a day of motivational speakers and spiritual enrichment. For information and to register, go to: www.gacatholicmen.org. … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: October 26, 2010 by

“The Holy Rosary is the storehouse of countless blessings.” – Blessed Alan de la Roche Looking to enhance your prayer life by going deeper into the mysteries of the Holy Rosary? Check out these great books to help you draw … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Pope says Church’s mission a duty of every Catholic (Catholic News Agency)

POSTED ON: October 21, 2010 by

Check out this news article on Catholic News Agency on His Holiness’ “message prepared for the annual day of prayer and promotion of the Church’s missionary activity, to be celebrated this year on Oct. 24.” In it, the Holy Father … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Saint André Bessette

POSTED ON: October 19, 2010 by

Brother André Bessette, founder of St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal, Canada, was proclaimed a Saint at the Vatican this past Sunday, October 17. Check out this video reflection about Saint André Bessette by Father Thomas Rosica. “It is with the … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Meeting Christ in the Saints

POSTED ON: October 14, 2010 by

“Devotion to a particular saint always means that the saint in question is held in high personal regard. Not only do we have particular reverence for the saint, but we are spiritually fascinated by his life, works, and virtues. Somehow … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Good Article Alert!

POSTED ON: October 12, 2010 by

Check out this article on “The Problem of Evil” by Dr. Peter Kreeft on the Integrated Catholic Life. “The Cross is God’s part of the practical solution to evil. Our part, according to the same Gospel, is to repent, to … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

St. Faustina reflects on trusting God and the present moment

POSTED ON: October 5, 2010 by

“O My God “When I look into the future, I am frightened, But why plunge into the future? Only the present moment is precious to me, As the future may never enter my soul at all. It is no longer … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: September 28, 2010 by

An oldie but goodie! Even if you have already read Rome Sweet Home by Dr. Scott and Kimberly Hahn, it is certainly worth another read…or…perhaps you can think of someone in your life who could greatly benefit from reading their … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

CCH Featured Apologetics Question

POSTED ON: September 23, 2010 by

Why do Catholics confess their sins to a priest, rather than going directly to God? Find out the answer to this question here. Also, check out the great articles on Confession, the priesthood, and more on CatholicsComeHome.org! “Confession heals, confession … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Matthew!

POSTED ON: September 21, 2010 by

Today is the Feast of St. Matthew, tax collector turned apostle of Christ. In his Gospel, we read: “…’Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?’ But when he heard it, he said, ‘Those who are well have no need of … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

Could your child use a $23,000 scholarship from Belmont Abbey College? If so, act now.

POSTED ON: September 16, 2010 by

“That’s right. There’s some serious ‘money on the table’ right now for college-bound Catholic kids who apply early for the Belmont Abbey College ‘Hintemeyer Catholic Leadership Program.’ The scholarship amount is normally $17,000, but if you apply before October 20, … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , ,

Share the faith and the CCH website with evangelization cards!

POSTED ON: September 16, 2010 by

Order a pack of evangelization cards today! CatholicsComeHome.org Evangelization cards are designed for you to share with those you want to encourage to visit and benefit from the CatholicsComeHome.org website and advertisements. The cards are designed to easily be carried … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: September 14, 2010 by

Looking for some inspirational, encouraging videos and stories about the Catholic faith? Check out this growing website, OneBillionStories.com. Videos are added every day to help spread the world’s “one billion Catholic stories.” “Always be prepared to make a defense to any … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Youth: The Future of Society and of the Church!

POSTED ON: September 9, 2010 by

Our Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI addressed the youth in his message for World Youth Day 2011, asking them to “strengthen their faith to counter the influence of secular society,” and telling the youth that the Church “needs your lively … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Quick Reflection: Accepting the Gift of Love

POSTED ON: September 7, 2010 by

“From the point of view of the Christian faith, man comes in the profoundest sense to himself not through what he does but through what he accepts. He must wait for the gift of love, and love can only be … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Apologetics Question: Holy Communion?

POSTED ON: September 2, 2010 by

Why can’t non-Catholics receive Holy Communion in the Catholic Church? Find out the answer here! “I adore You, Lord and Creator, hidden in the Most Blessed Sacrament. I adore You for all the works of Your hands, that reveal to … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Praying the Psalms

POSTED ON: August 31, 2010 by

Looking for a powerful prayer experience with the Psalms? Check out this great Mp3 talk by Dr. Tim Gray, “Praying the Psalms.” Discover what it is like to be in relationship with God through the poetic psalms. “The LORD is … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

CCH Featured Apologetics Question: Bible Alone?

POSTED ON: August 26, 2010 by

My Protestant friends say that their church goes by the Bible alone, but that the Catholic Church has added a lot of man-made traditions to the Word of God–is that true? Find out the answer in audio and text format … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: August 24, 2010 by

Get a copy of the new book, Walking With God, by Dr. Tim Gray and Jeff Cavins. This fantastic book takes you on a journey through the narrative books of the Bible, unlocking the mysteries and riches of Sacred Scripture, … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Preserving Catholic Identity in Catholic Universities

POSTED ON: August 19, 2010 by

Read this article about effective Catholic university education from the Catholic News Agency. In it, Cardinal Grocholewski, prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education, says that ”Only the Catholic university that conserves its identity will have a future.” “What is needed … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Some Brief (But Important!) Reminders about Prayer

POSTED ON: August 17, 2010 by

Some insights on prayer to think about today: How does prayer help us? “And the more we pray, the happier we become. The more we pray, the less anxious we become, and we are filled with a greater peace of … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

What is God’s Will for You?

POSTED ON: August 12, 2010 by

Check out this great article on the Integrated Catholic Life by Dr. Peter Kreeft about discernment. In it, he gives practical principles and clues related to finding God’s will for you. Dr. Kreeft points out: “All God’s signs should line … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Who started your church?

POSTED ON: August 3, 2010 by

Check out this PDF chart to trace the origins of churches throughout history. See how the history of the Catholic Church started with Jesus Christ and how the Church, Christ’s bride, has continued through until today! “The Church has ever … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: July 27, 2010 by

Looking for some good Catholic articles? Check out these great websites, filled with articles from Catholic authors on faith, family, work, morality, apologetics, culture, and much more! The Integrated Catholic Life eMagazine (IntegratedCatholicLife.org) The Catholic Education Resource Center (CatholicEducation.org) Read … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Featured on CatholicsComeHome.org

POSTED ON: July 22, 2010 by

“Therefore you also must be ready; for the Son of man is coming at an hour you do not expect.” Matthew 24:44 What does the Church teach about the end times and the four last things? Find answers on the … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: July 20, 2010 by

Check out Allen Hunt’s new book, Confessions of a Mega-Church Pastor! The book details Hunt’s discovery of the hidden treasures of the Catholic Church and the many beautiful elements of the Faith that many Catholics take for granted. His moving … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of St. Bonaventure!

POSTED ON: July 15, 2010 by

“Lord Jesus Christ, pierce my soul with your love so that I may always long for you alone, who are the bread of angels and the fulfillment of the soul’s deepest desires. May my heart always hunger for you, so … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: July 13, 2010 by

Grab today’s CCH-recommended book from our Catholics Come Home Amazon store! Back to Virtue: Traditional Moral Wisdom for Modern Moral Confusion, Dr. Peter Kreeft “Kreeft issues a clear call to all Christians to get back to their active pursuit of … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Did you know this?

POSTED ON: July 8, 2010 by

Catholics Come Home Question of the Day: What is the difference between a cathedral, a basilica, and a shrine? Find out here. Fun fact (from above article): There are over 1400 minor basilicas around the world, 527 just in Italy … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Why go to Mass?

POSTED ON: July 6, 2010 by

Have you ever had people tell you that they think Mass is “boring” or that they don’t really get anyting out of it? Perhaps you have even felt that way at some point in your life. Check out this great article: … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

Coming Home Stories

POSTED ON: July 1, 2010 by

Which of our testimonial commercials resonates with you? Why? Join in the discussion at our Catholics Come Home Facebook page. “Grant that we may be one flock and one shepherd. Do not allow your net to be torn, help us … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Happy Feast of Saints Peter and Paul!

POSTED ON: June 29, 2010 by

Today we celebrate the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul! What do we know about these wonderful saints of the early Church? Check out this article by the Catholic News Agency about these courageous saints: “CNA STAFF, Jun 27, 2010 / 05:05 … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Our True Treasure

POSTED ON: June 23, 2010 by

Check out Chris Findley’s short reflection on Devotion: What Really Matters at the IntegratedCatholicLife.org, reminding us, “Do not love the world or the things in the world” (1 John 2:12). “Earthly goods are not bad, but they are debased when … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Advice for Dads

POSTED ON: June 21, 2010 by

Happy Father’s Day! Check out this article that provides good advice for fathers…it also includes audio clips! Don’t forget to pray for all of the fathers in your life, living and deceased, and for our priestly fathers, who help nuture … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Strengthening Our Knowledge–and Love–of the Eucharist

POSTED ON: June 18, 2010 by

Pope Benedict XVI recently spoke about the need for the Church to gain an even more profound knowledge of the magnificence of the Holy Eucharist. “‘When we receive Christ,’ the Holy Father explained, ‘the love of God expands inside us, … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Great CD/MP3 Recommendation

POSTED ON: June 14, 2010 by

Check out Steve Ray’s “Finding the Fullness of the Faith” conversion story from Protestantism to the Catholic Faith. His story is filled with tons of powerful and useful information for Catholics and non-Catholics alike…It’s one of our CCH team favorites! … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Year for Priests comes to an end…

POSTED ON: June 10, 2010 by

The Church has spent the past year in prayer and thanksgiving for our holy bishops, priests, and seminarians around the world…and what a blessed year it has been! The Year for Priests comes to a close this Friday, when Our … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Get Your Copy of Patrick Madrid’s New Book!

POSTED ON: June 7, 2010 by

Patrick Madrid’s new book (co-authored with Ken Hensley), “The Godless Delusion: A Catholic Challenge to Modern Atheism,” will be released in 2 WEEKS! Here is some advance ordering info. Patrick will personally sign all books ordered by June 18th, so get … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Be humble!

POSTED ON: June 1, 2010 by

“What will be the crown of those who, humble within and humiliated without, have imitated the humility of our Savior in all its fullness!” -St. Bernadette “You must ask God to give you power to fight against the sin of … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

The Priesthood Comes from Jesus!

POSTED ON: May 28, 2010 by

Vatican City, May 26, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- In his last catechesis on the priesthood, Pope Benedict dedicated his Wednesday audience address to the authority that priests receive from Jesus, emphasizing that it must be used in service of people, not … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Mary, Mother of the Church

POSTED ON: May 25, 2010 by

Did you hear about Our Holy Father’s beautiful words on Pentecost about the role of the Blessed Mother in our celebration of this holy day? Pope Benedict XVI said that “there is no Church without Pentecost” and “there is no … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Catholicism and Politics

POSTED ON: May 19, 2010 by

Catholicism and Politics? How should Catholics get involved in political life? The Vatican will be discussing this topic on Friday. Read more about the upcoming meeting: Vatican to Study Bringing Catholics Back to Politics. Interested in learning more about the … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Marriage and Salvation

POSTED ON: May 7, 2010 by

Click to read a Catholic News Agency story about Our Holy Father’s recent comments on marriage as an instrument of salvation. Here is an excerpt from the article, reminding us of the valuable role that marriage and family play in drawing … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Suffering for Christ

POSTED ON: May 4, 2010 by

Our Church is so blessed to have examples like Blessed Michael Giedroyc to teach us how our suffering can draw us closer to Christ. Take a moment to read about this holy and prayerful Augustinian from the 15th century. His … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Calling all Catholics to submit inspirational stories about priests!

POSTED ON: April 30, 2010 by

Please visit our news blog to learn how you can get involved with the launch of the expanded EncouragePriests.org website this Father’s Day! God bless our holy and courageous priests!

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , ,

Our Holy Father comments on the digital world

POSTED ON: April 27, 2010 by

Check out this article from the Catholic News Agency about Pope Benedict’s comments on the Church’s need to “humanize” the digital world. Here are a few excerpts from the article: “But, in order to achieve this kind of goal, media and … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Quotes to lift your day!

POSTED ON: April 23, 2010 by

In honor of today’s first reading (Acts 9:1-20), which tells the story of the conversion of St. Paul, here are some St. Paul quotes to uplift you on this Friday of the Third Week of Easter: “Christ loved the church … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

CatholicsComeHome.org 'water-cooler-worthy' Wisdom from St. Anselm

POSTED ON: April 21, 2010 by

Happy Feast Day of St. Anselm!  Enjoy the following ‘water-cooler-worthy’ wisdom: “Give yourself a little leisure to converse with God, and take your rest awhile in him”. – St. Anselm Visit CatholicsComeHome.org each day to grow in your faith as … Continue reading

Posted inUncategorized | tagged , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: April 20, 2010 by

Looking for a great Bible study this Easter Season? Grab a group or a friend and check out The Great Adventure‘s Acts: The Spread of the Kingdom 20-Part Study. There is no better way to dive into this beautiful season than by studying the … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Happy Birthday, Pope Benedict XVI!

POSTED ON: April 16, 2010 by

Check out our news blog where we have extended our birthday wishes to our Holy Father. May God richly bless Pope Benedict XVI! And let us all offer up some prayers today for our courageous and holy Successor of Peter! … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , ,

Where’s your trust in tough economic times?

POSTED ON: April 13, 2010 by

When we are facing tough situations in our lives, we are reminded even more of our need to rely completely on God and on His Will for us. Read this great article that provides “A Recession Antidote,” and focuses our … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , ,

The Feast of Divine Mercy

POSTED ON: April 9, 2010 by

The Feast of Divine Mercy is this Sunday (the 2nd Sunday of Easter). Read more about this feast and Our Lord’s revelations of His Divine Mercy to Saint Faustina. “My mercy is so great that no mind, be it of … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , ,

Catholics Announce EncouragePriests.org!

POSTED ON: April 6, 2010 by

Check out a recent press release from Catholics Come Home announcing EncouragePriests.org on the news blog! Happy Easter! God bless you and God bless our holy priests. “The priesthood is the love of the heart of Jesus. When you see … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , ,

Where is your heart as you enter Holy Week?

POSTED ON: March 30, 2010 by

Have you prepared yourself to enter Holy Week? Here are some beautiful words from our Holy Father to reflect on as we approach the Easter Triduum. His comments should help you gauge where your heart is as you enter this … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Getting to Know Our Lady…

POSTED ON: March 26, 2010 by

Yesterday we celebrated the Solemnity of the Annunciation, and we commemorated Our Mother Mary’s “fiat” that should remind us of our need to grow in holiness and conformity to the will of God this Lent. We have so much to … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

CCH Recommends…

POSTED ON: March 23, 2010 by

Have you heard about Patrick Madrid’s new book to be released May 1? It’s called The Godless Delusion: A Catholic Challenge to Modern Atheism. Keep up with Patrick’s blog to get updates on pricing, pre-order info, and more details! And … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

Happy Feast Day!

POSTED ON: March 19, 2010 by

In honor of the celebration of the Feast of St. Joseph, here is a great article that talks about St. Joseph: The Silent Figure. In the article, Fr. William Saunders quotes Pope John Paul II saying, ‘Pope John Paul II … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

From the prayer corner…

POSTED ON: March 16, 2010 by

“Some people are so foolish that they think they can go through life without the help of the Blessed Mother. Love the Madonna and pray the rosary, for her Rosary is the weapon against the evils of the world today. … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

St. Michael the Archangel-Help us in our Lenten battles!

POSTED ON: March 9, 2010 by

Lent seems like the perfect time to get reacquainted with St. Michael the Archangel. Praying St. Michael the Archangel’s prayer during Lent can help fortify us against the evil and temptations we may encounter during these 40 days of testing. … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

How about some apologetics this Friday…!

POSTED ON: March 5, 2010 by

“I don’t need to go to Church. As long as I’m a good person, that’s all that really matters.” “Christianity is no better than any other faith. All religions lead to God.” How would you answer questions like these? Check … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

Thoughts on Lent from our Holy Fathers…

POSTED ON: March 2, 2010 by

“Conversion to Christ, believing in the Gospel, ultimately means this: to exit the illusion of self-sufficiency in order to discover and accept one’s own need—the need of others and God, the need of His forgiveness and His friendship.” -Pope Benedict … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Catholics Come Home Recommends…

POSTED ON: February 26, 2010 by

Interested in adding a great book to your Lenten reading? In I’m Not Being Fed: Discovering the Food that Satisfies the Soul, Jeff Cavins explores the reasons why many Catholics have left the Church for various Christian denominations. You probably … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

A prayer for your day

POSTED ON: February 23, 2010 by

If you haven’t been introduced to this prayer, you will surely fall in love with it…This is a great prayer to get you in the right mindset to shine for Jesus each morning! Jesus Prayer by Cardinal John Henry Newman … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Following the example of Our Mother this Lenten Season

POSTED ON: February 19, 2010 by

As you begin your journey through this Lenten season, think of the areas in your life where you are not allowing yourself to be the person God wants you to be. What can you do to make your will in … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Pope Benedict XVI’s Lenten Message 2010

POSTED ON: February 16, 2010 by

Lent is quickly arriving…Ash Wednesday is tomorrow! In preparation for this holy season, take some time to read Pope Benedict’s beautiful Lenten reflection on God’s justice. He reminds us all that “the justice of God has been manifested through faith … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , , ,

Calling our young adults home, too!

POSTED ON: February 12, 2010 by

A new Knights of Columbus/Marist poll reminds Catholics of the strong need to reach out to the young adult community to combat cultural relativism. “It is very important for the Church to understand the outlook of the next generation of … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

How much do you know about the Holy Eucharist?

POSTED ON: February 9, 2010 by

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops have some awesome Catechism quizzes on the USCCB Web site to help you test your knowledge of the Catholic Faith. See how much you know about the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist. “Holy Communion is … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Feeling Bored at Mass?

POSTED ON: February 5, 2010 by

Sadly, many Catholics haven’t had the opportunity to really learn what’s happening at Mass… By journeying through the parts of the Mass, we hope you will find new excitement in this joyful and meaningful celebration of our Faith every Sunday … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

Catholics Come Home Recommends…

POSTED ON: February 3, 2010 by

Are you devoting enough time to prayer in your life? After all, it’s a necessity. But if you are like many people, you may find praying difficult at times. Perhaps you get easily distracted or aren’t quite sure how to … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

In the words of our Holy Father…

POSTED ON: January 29, 2010 by

It seems like our Holy Father always knows just the right thing to say, doesn’t it? Here are some beautiful words from the introduction of Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical “Caritas in Veritate” (Charity in Truth). “Charity is at the heart … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Feast of Saints Timothy and Titus

POSTED ON: January 26, 2010 by

Look at the great zeal for the spread of the Gospel we find in these men of the early Church! Do we pray for the strength and courage to proclaim our faith with the fervor of saints like these? Some words … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Feeling Bored at Mass?

POSTED ON: January 22, 2010 by

Sadly, many Catholics haven’t had the opportunity to really learn what’s happening at Mass… By journeying through the parts of the Mass, we hope you will find new excitement in this joyful and meaningful celebration of our Faith every Sunday … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Understanding human suffering

POSTED ON: January 19, 2010 by

What can we do to understand and give comfort in the face of human suffering? Blessed Mother Teresa reminds us, “You and I, we are the Church, no? We have to share with our people. Suffering today is because people … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

Can you prove…? Lesson 2

POSTED ON: January 15, 2010 by

Last Tuesday, we left you with some articles to help you prove the existence of God. Now, we want to share with you another of Dr. Kreeft’s articles that explains the problem of pain, what Kreeft considers “the one serious … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Can you prove…?

POSTED ON: January 12, 2010 by

As Catholics, we should always be ready to defend our faith, to give a reason for our hope (1 Peter 3:15). From time to time, we will post some articles to our blog we recommend that will help you to … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , ,

Bored at Mass?

POSTED ON: January 8, 2010 by

Sadly, many Catholics haven’t had or taken the opportunity to really learn what’s happening at Mass… By journeying through the parts of the Mass, we hope you will find new excitement in this joyful and meaningful celebration of our Faith every Sunday … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Catholics Come Home recommends…

POSTED ON: January 5, 2010 by

Looking to learn more about God’s Word this year? Catholics Come Home recommends these great Bible-learning resources to help you fall in love with Scripture this New Year. The Great Adventure—This Bible study program offers materials and resources that make … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

POSTED ON: January 1, 2010 by

Why do Catholics honor Mary as Mother of God? Simple: Jesus is the son of Mary. Jesus is God. Therefore, Mary is the Mother of God. On this holy feast day, we take a moment as we start our new … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

Behold, I make all things new

POSTED ON: December 29, 2009 by

Our culture loves making resolutions each New Year. People commit to lose weight, spend less money, and try new things. As 2009 draws to a close, we must not forget that the most important resolutions we can make are in … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , ,

It’s Christmas Time!

POSTED ON: December 26, 2009 by

Don’t forget that the Christmas season has just begun! As many stores and public places begin to take down their Christmas decorations today and throughout this weekend, remember that Christmas day marks the beginning of the Christmas season. We continue … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

A Merry Eucharistic Christmas

POSTED ON: December 22, 2009 by

As Catholics, we have prepared for weeks during Advent for the coming of Jesus this Christmas. But how can we bring to life the true meaning of Christmas this year? Here is a clip from a great article that reminds … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , , ,

Let us focus on loving our fallen-away Catholic relatives this Advent

POSTED ON: December 18, 2009 by

At Catholics Come Home, we receive many e-mails from Catholics who pray fervently, especially during the season of Advent, for their sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends to return to the Catholic Church during this holy time … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , ,

From the Prayer Corner

POSTED ON: December 15, 2009 by

Do you pray the Jesus Prayer? The Jesus Prayer is short, but immensely powerful. It simply consists of the word “Jesus.” (Other variations include “Lord Jesus” or “Jesus Christ, have mercy on me, a sinner.)  The Catechism of the Catholic … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , , , , ,

Bored at Mass?

POSTED ON: December 11, 2009 by

Feeling “Bored at Mass?” Many Catholics haven’t had the opportunity to really learn what’s happening at Mass… By journeying through understanding the parts of the Mass, you will find new excitement in this joyful and meaningful celebration of our Faith … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , ,

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

POSTED ON: December 8, 2009 by

Today marks the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the celebration of Mary being freed from original sin. But where do Catholics get this teaching of the Immaculate Conception? Is it biblical? Absolutely. Check out this great article by Fr. William … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , ,

Welcome to Lost and Found, the official Weblog of Catholics Come Home!

POSTED ON: December 3, 2009 by

We are so excited to enter the “social marketing scene,” and dialog with Catholics, converts and non-Catholics about the mysteries of the Catholic Faith. If you’re like many others, you know that there is an overflowing amount of information about … Continue reading

Posted inBlog, Uncategorized | tagged , , ,