After receiving my first Communion at age 11, I would not return to the Catholic Church for nearly twenty years. All of that changed this last Easter when, after many struggles, hurts and pains, I returned to full communion with the Church of Jesus Christ.
Who do you say that I am? asks Jesus. It’s the question above all others. The way we answer this question will echo into eternity. It’s a question of life and death. It’s a question about everything.
This podcast discusses the reality and nature of the Catholic Church as a holy and pure mother who brings the members of Christ’s body into being through her words of truth and sacraments of life.
St. Martin reminds us that the purpose of our life is found in love of God above all else and love of neighbor for the sake of our love of God. Our life is to become a story of humility, compassion, prayer and holy activity in glorification of Christ.
Someone once said that the great danger to Christians is not failure but success at things that don’t really matter. You may know all about botany, music, art, history, aerodynamics, math, electronics, politics, hobbies and so forth, but what do you know about God? Are you a successful Christian?