Blsd. JH Cardinal Newman, Holy Orders and Ash Wed. on St. Joseph’s Workshop with Fr. Matthew Spencer, Feb. 13, 2019

  • Father talks about miracles that have been taking place. Saints being canonized with miracles involving to mothers and their unborn babies. People heard about Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman though Catholic programming and media.
  • Father has been getting questions about Cardinal McCarrick. What does it mean to be laicized. Father explains a baptism, confirmation and holy orders and their irreversible seal.
  • This YouTube video shares the insight on whether parents and Catholic teachers should talk about Satan. Father isn’t frightened by evil because he knows that God is so much more powerful than evil. Jesus comes to give us power over evil. Father talks about Mark 7:14.
  • Father talks about Ash Wednesday. The ashes remind us that we are dust and to dust we shall return. God took dust from the earth and formed the man out of the clay of the ground. Father tells a joke about scientists. We are reminded that we are simply dependent on God himself.