Materialism, New Age, Our Brains on News, Image goes Viral, St. Padre Pio 9.23.19

  • When does materialism begin to matter? By letting go of the possessions we think will make us happy, we learn to temper the vice that holds us back from becoming the saints God wants us to be.
  • Rise in New Age and occult practices stem from people wanting “self help” and seeking “control.”
  • People have a hard time hearing good news, because we are so used to hearing bad news. How to hear the Good News of the Gospel and SHARE it.
  • MRI image of mother & child goes viral (with “fake” news added); babies brains change when you hug them.  Can we love our neighbor in this same way?