The Pillars of Unbelief — Sartre Reply

Sartre allegedly recanted his teaching upon his death. At any rate… damage done.

Catholicism Pure & Simple

Dr. Peter Kreeft

Sartre — apostle of absurdity

Jean-Paul Sartre may be the most famous atheist of the 20th century. As such, he qualifies for anyone’s short list of “pillars of unbelief.”

Yet he may have done more to drive fence-sitters toward the faith than most Christian apologists. For Sartre has made atheism such a demanding, almost unendurable, experience that few can bear it.

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What’s the Problem with the Problem of Evil? 2

A friend of mine once told me that he does not see any problem with the problem of evil — as if it weren’t any problem at all.

I do have a problem with that.

First of all, evil itself is an enormous problem. When innocent people suffer tragedy, finding words to console them is not always possible. Evil is almost always regarded as an injustice of some sort. Why then should it be tolerated at all? More…

How to Celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday Reply

The Divine Mercy Shrine: Now That's a Shrine!

During the Mass of canonization of St. Faustina on April 30, 2000, the year of the Great Jubilee, Pope John Paul II proclaimed: “It is important then that we accept the whole message that comes to us from the word of God on this Second Sunday of Easter, which from now on throughout the Church, will be called Divine Mercy Sunday.” More…

“Behold, I Stand at the Door and Knock.” William Holman Hunt’s Light of the World. 10

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William Holman Hunt: Light of the World

“At every time and in every place God draws close to man. He calls together all men, scattered and divided by sin, into the unity of his family, the Church.”


Mission Corps: Carrying the Cross in New York City Reply

This year, on Good Friday, I had the experience of joining the Mission Youth crosswalk through the streets of Manhattan. Same great experience as last year, except this year I made sure we brought a video camera.

Recommendation: Watch it on fullscreen on Youtube. More…