Quiz: How Well Do You Know Valid, Sacramental, and Invalid Marriages?

Because Marriage existed as a part of God’s natural plan for human beingsĀ before Christ elevated it to the level of a sacrament, it can be hard to understand what makes a marriage valid and sacramental, valid and merely natural, or invalid all together. A lot of what happens when the Church thinks about particular cases … Read more…

“No One With A Good Car Needs To Be Justified”

Thus declares the antagonist of Flannery O’ Connor’s story, Wise Blood. He’s tapping into the general shallowness of our thought about salvation and what it means for us. If you can fill up your car with gas and drive off wherever you want, why do you need salvation to feel good about your life? We … Read more…