Can Man Become God?

The idea that man can become God has been called “Theosis,” “Deification,” or “Divinization,” and it actually has a solid pedigree among orthodox theologians, apologists, fathers, doctors, and saints of the Church. But where did they get this idea? After all, Scripture clearly teaches that there is only one God. . . . CONTINUE AT CATHOLIC…

The Breakthrough Bible Reviewed

Introduction Becoming Catholic meant learning about Catholic Bibles, and when it was time for my first born to have his own, I did some extensive shopping for a children’s Bible. I settled on The Catholic Children’s Bible from St. Mary’s Press, and have enjoyed it for years.  When he outgrew it and gifted it to…

In New Book!

“Mind, Heart, and Soul is a Surprised by Truth for a new generation.” I am honored to have been part of this new book by Robert George and R.J. Snell. From Amazon: In a series of fascinating interviews, a cradle Catholic (Robert P. George) and an adult convert (R. J. Snell), offer the stories of…

Does the Pope Promote Lucifer Worship in Catholic Mass?

Introduction One of the most ridiculous anti-Catholic propaganda claims on the interwebs today is the charge that Satan is worshiped in the Catholic Mass. A quick web search on “Lucifer Worship in Catholic Mass” revealed that this silliness is ubiquitous online – and thus, incredibly, seems to warrant a response. Lucifer Worship? The Latin Mass referred to here is the Easter Exsultet, which one video…

The Lord’s Prayer: “Adding To” or “Subtracting From” Scripture?

Introduction In many churches, the Our Father (“The Lord’s Prayer”) is said slightly differently. Some (e.g., the Catholic and Orthodox) conclude with the prayer for deliverance from evil, while others (mostly Protestant) go on to say, “For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever” before saying “Amen.” Indeed, this follows from…