Month: May 2019

Do We Need Friends?: Friendship and Following Christ

We live in a world deeply hungry, even desperate, for friendship. But it seems that true friendship remains in short supply. We now have multiple social networking sites where people can claim “friends” by the hundreds, but these same people report being lonelier than ever. It is not difficult to see why.

Called to Be Children of Mary

Our Evangelical brothers and sisters have tapped into the depth of our hunger for love and happiness. When they ask, “Do you have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ?” it seems to touch a nerve. Often Catholics are put off by this question, and yet we need to realize that a personal relationship with Jesus Christ is every bit as much a Catholic issue as it is a Protestant issue, because it is profoundly a human issue.