Are You A “Right” or “Left” Wing Catholic? Read This

Catholics in the western world, and in North America in particular, often confuse their politics with their faith. For this reason, there is a widening divide between the political “right” and the political “left” wings. Many fear that this divide has caused so much damage to peace and unity. Catholics should avoid making the damageContinue reading “Are You A “Right” or “Left” Wing Catholic? Read This”

Success at Work for Young Professional Women in 7 Basic Tips

The following are tips for professional women to excel at work. Admittedly, these tips can also help men. However, given that women fully entered the professional workspace only in the last eighty years or so whereas men have been in the same space for centuries, it is necessary to support women specifically from time toContinue reading “Success at Work for Young Professional Women in 7 Basic Tips”

How To Convert Work Into Sacrifice & Prayer

Human work proceeds directly from persons created in the image of God and called to prolong the work of creation by subduing the earth, both with and for one another. Hence work is a duty: “If any one will not work, let him not eat.”211 Work honors the Creator’s gifts and the talents received fromContinue reading “How To Convert Work Into Sacrifice & Prayer”

The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt*

This is a summary of two core concepts in the bestselling book, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion, by Jonathan Haidt. The goal of this article is to show how Christians might apply some insights from these two core concepts to their life of faith. 1.   Intuition vs.Continue reading “The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt*”

Leadership Skills in the Movie, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever!

One of the most iconic scenes of the movie, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is where Queen Ramona decided to fire (sack) the chief of the army of the Kingdom of Wakanda, Okoye. Okoye had, contrary to the Queen’s instructions, taken Shuri, the princess, on a battle mission and now Shuri was lost. From what QueenContinue reading “Leadership Skills in the Movie, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever!”

Tips to Make Good Decisions (The Virtue of Prudence)

Are you still deciding what your new year resolution should be? Good decision-making is indispensable to building the life we want. However, to arrive at a good decision, we have to grow in the virtue of prudence – an essential ingredient for deciding well. What is Prudence? Prudence is the virtue that helps us avoidContinue reading “Tips to Make Good Decisions (The Virtue of Prudence)”

The True Meaning of Christmas

Do you stress everyone out during the holidays or spread peace around you? Take this Quiz to find out if you are “Martha” or “Mary.” Arguably one of the most celebrated holidays, if not the most, Christmas is truly the most wonderful time of the year. There is togetherness, celebrations, shared family traditions, gifts, carols,Continue reading “The True Meaning of Christmas”

The Immaculate Conception: the Meaning of the Feast

The feast of the Immaculate Conception is one of the dogmas/established beliefs on Mother Mary, just like her assumption into heaven, her perpetual virginity, and her divine motherhood. Protestants and other non-Catholic Christians have argued about this subject because they don’t agree with the Catholic Church’s views on it. Unfortunately, a lot of Catholics don’tContinue reading “The Immaculate Conception: the Meaning of the Feast”

Do I Really Love My Neighbour?: Indicators

In Mark 12:30-31, Jesus states expressly that we ought to love our neighbors as ourselves, as one of the two greatest commandments. This commandment is so strong and important that it was paired with the commandment to love God with all our mind, strength, and soul. Other “love your neighbor as yourself” Bible verses includeContinue reading “Do I Really Love My Neighbour?: Indicators”

Mental Health Resilience

By Kathryn Lupisan, Mental Health Coach Christians are not immune from various mental health issues. Many people including pious Christians today are plagued by mental health challenges related to self-perception and social triggers. Our world is a fallen world, therefore ill-health, including mental ill-health, are challenges we may face. There is nothing to be ashamed of. MentalContinue reading “Mental Health Resilience”