Why Be Catholic 1.8.20

  • Fr. Robert Spitzer: ‘The Essence of Things’ series; Why Be Catholic?; the soul’s upward yearning and striving for happiness can be satisfied in finding our transcendent destiny in Christ; affirm Church teaching on parents as first educators of children when schools deny parental oversight.
  • Caller, Mary: how do you talk to somebody raised Catholic, but wanting to explore all the other world religions before they stay Catholic?
  • Look at the fruits of the Church; look at the sacraments; look at the Church’s contribution to science; break through the myths. Catholic Church has a rich history of contributions to education and science.
  • With embrace of Mary, the Catholic Church brought the importance of virtues of women in service to the Lord, into the conversation.