From Sorrow to Joy: A Retreat Guide on the Sacrament of Confession

When the devil tempted Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, he directly contradicted something that God had told them. God had told them that eating the forbidden fruit would cause... Read More

Merciful Guide – Weekly Message for September 1, 2015

Dear Friends in Christ, Progress in the spiritual life requires some key ingredients. Prayer is one. Regular Mass attendance is another. Works of charity have their role too, as... Read More

“Ask a Priest: I Posted Something Bad About a Friend — What Should I Do?”

Q: Today I accidentally and publicly said a very mean thing about a friend. I shouldn’t have said the thing in the first place, but it was supposed to be just to friends but accidentally was posted publicly. Thank God a different friend was looking out for me and told me that I made it public and I quickly removed it.... Get the Answer!

From Sorrow to Joy: A Retreat Guide on the Sacrament of Confession

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“Ask a Priest: What to Do About a Lukewarm Catholic?”

Q: I have a sister who is a cradle Catholic like myself. I have reverted back to the Church after being away for some time. However, I love my Catholic faith and go to Mass and Communion every day. I love praying the rosary and chaplet of Divine Mercy. I go to confession every week or two weeks. I still have a problem with... Get the Answer!

Driven By Virtue – Weekly Message for August 25, 2015

Dear Friends in Christ, This summer I resolved to live by a simple discipline of driving at the recommended speed limit. It might sound funny, but eliminating the option to push... Read More


This Study Circle Guide is designed to accompany the book The Virtue Driven Life, by Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR. This book is Fr. Groeschel’s mature treatment of the intersection... Read More

“Ask a Priest: Isn’t It Perverse to Create a Person, Knowing He Will Be Damned?”

Q: How far back does God’s foreknowledge of someone’s damnation go? Does he know that someone will be condemned before he creates him? I mean, if God knows that a person will be damned before he creates him, why does he create him at all? Wouldn’t it be perverse to create a person, knowing that he will be damned? If God... Get the Answer!

“Ask a Priest: Can Sins Be Forgiven in the Absence of Confession?”

Q: Can absolution be granted in the absence of a priest and confession? In other words, under what circumstances would a person receive absolution directly from God? Is this possible in the Catholic faith? I know only God can grant absolution, but under what circumstances would the Church say he would do that without a confession... Get the Answer!

Helping Our Digital Pilgrim: An Invitation – Weekly Message for August 18, 2015

Dear Fellow Pilgrims, This summer has been such a blessed season for me. I have had the good fortune of spending much of my time meeting with some of the pilgrims and missionaries... Read More

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