Tag: Sacraments

Why I must confess

People have asked me why Catholics go to confession so often. Why not go directly to Jesus and be done with it they ask? I could give you a really long theological answer for why Paul tells James we should confess our sins to each other, how confession restores our friendship with God by washing […]

There’s No Glory to Glory without Communion

I’m Not Being Fed Few things are as fundamental to the New Testament as the reality of communion (koinonia). It means a commonality, a sharing and participation in the same thing. It is this commonality or sharing that lies at the very heart of our salvation. This communion is described in Christ’s “high priestly prayer”: I do not pray […]

Excommunication – What’s the big deal? Revealing the True Power of the Church. It might surprise you.

One of the most used words in Catholicism is the word “Eucharist.” It’s heard every Sunday at Mass and Catholics use it all the time. It’s called a sacrament. What is that? What does it even mean? And, if it’s not a big deal then why would anyone be concerned about being cut off from […]