Is Hell empty?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmsa0sg4Od4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zpksCSn64k http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ok95AWTuMfs I have recently watched a couple of videos from Vortex, hosted by Michael Voris. As far the topic of this post goes, I’ll let the videos do much of the talking. But basically, Voris criticizes Fr. Barron’s point-of-view on Hell, specifically on whether it’s empty. The element of Fr. Barron’s view which … Continue reading Is Hell empty?

“The Supernatural Law of Faith” – Fifth Sunday of Lent

Jeremiah 31:31-34 Psalm 51:3-4, 12-15 Hebrews 5:7-9 John 12:20-33 There was a chemical researcher who called for a national scientific meeting, sharing the news that after tireless years of intense and comprehensive research, he had finally discovered a chemical compound that would cure cancer and assured everyone in the meeting that the compound works, backed … Continue reading “The Supernatural Law of Faith” – Fifth Sunday of Lent

“An Ugly Love that makes things New and Beautiful” – Fourth Sunday of Lent

2 Chronicles 36: 14-16, 19-23 Psalm 137: 1-6 Ephesians 2:4-10 John 3: 14-21 The Western conception of God, from the latter part of the 20th century to now, has been understood as the God of Love. And rightly so, the claim is true. It seems that whenever we say that “God is Love”, we mean … Continue reading “An Ugly Love that makes things New and Beautiful” – Fourth Sunday of Lent

“Can one be saved outside the Church?” – First Sunday of Lent

Genesis 9:8-15 Psalm 25: 4-9 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:12-15  There have been numerous questions arising among the minds of many, questions that more or less challenge the validity of the Catholic Church. One of those questions is, “Can an individual achieve salvation outside the Church?” The restraints to answering that question is if one says no, … Continue reading “Can one be saved outside the Church?” – First Sunday of Lent

“Greater than Leprosy” – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Lv 13:1-2, 44-46 Ps 32: 1-2, 5, 11 1 Cor 10:31-11:1 Mk 1:40-45 This Sunday’s Catholic readings affirm of the lordship of Jesus Christ and His divine and redeeming power through His encounter with a man of leprosy. To fully understand and get a grasp of the gospel message and its context, we have to … Continue reading “Greater than Leprosy” – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time