Reclaiming Humility

"When youth and young adults who have left the Church are asked why they left, a recurring theme in their responses is the lack of authenticity in those they encountered while a part of it.  We would be foolish (and this finger points at myself as much as at anyone else) to think that a lack of authenticity doesn't indicate a lack of humility as well."

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Why Guilt? Why Ashes? Why Fasting?

Of all the insults and arguments hurled against the Catholic Church, two stand out to me in particular: 1) The Church is obsessed with guilt, and 2) faith is just a way to avoid the reality of the finality of death.  The former stands out because it actually sounds like a good thing (look around … Continue reading Why Guilt? Why Ashes? Why Fasting?