Many people wonder why they have to go to Church every Sunday when so many Catholics and non-Catholics have decided not to. Let’s set aside the question of whether we are currently able to attend and instead look to the future, for when we are again able to freely worship with no restrictions. Why should Catholics go back to Mass?
Month: July 2020
After much prayer and careful consideration, the St. Paul Center and St. Patrick Parish have decided to cancel Scott Hahn’s event in St. Charles, Illinois. We apologize for the inconvenience and have several options for you in lieu of the event. Please take a moment to select your preferred alternative so that we can respond …
Despite a pandemic—perhaps more importantly, because of the spiritual difficulties of this pandemic—we have again hosted our annual Priest Conference East. Thanks to the generous help from donors, from those praying for us, and from those working with us at Oglebay, we were exceedingly happy to host over 100 priests this year.
God is eternal. In other words, God is the One who does the creating. The Book of Genesis instructs us that God created time and the universe in which we live. Of course, as people who measure what we do by “keeping time,” it can be difficult to understand the concept that God has always been around.
Because God is God, He knows everything. He created the world and you and me. He knows us so well:
O Lord, you have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from far away. . . . Even before a word is on my tongue, O Lord, you know it completely. (Ps 139:1–2, 4)