New Question from our Discord Community Channel: Are sins not forgiven until you go to Confession? which in a lot of ways is also the question “Is Confession necessary for the forgiveness of sin?” Below you can watch a video answering the question, or read my written response.
As Minister to college students, who stay up way too late, I sometimes wake up to questions from our Discord Channel about the faith that definitely shouldn’t be addressed before the first cup of coffee. On the blog I’ll share some of those questions (anonymously) and my slightly edited answers. QUESTION: If I were toContinue reading “Discord Q&A: “Birth Control” as Health Care”
QUESTION: If Buddhism is technically a philosophy and not a religion, is it a sin to meditate in a Buddhist temple? How much could one practice Buddhism without renouncing the Lord?
Our Discord channel is our own little Areopagus where students come to ask questions “We wish to know therefor what these things mean?” regarding matters of faith. From time to time, I publish here their questions with my slightly edited and expanded answers. QUESTION: Abel was the first person to die in the Bible, soContinue reading “Discord Q &A: Cain and Abel”
On our Discord Chat, students ask a lot of wide-ranging questions about the Catholic faith and its place in their lives and the culture. I publish some of the broader or more interesting questions here on the CCM Blog. QUESTION: Why can’t we have a good Christian Movie?
Students by their very nature, are curious creatures, and they often have questions regarding the faith. Our Discord Channel is a popular forum for Bulldog Catholics to ask their questions, often very good ones, and I do my level best to answer them. QUESTION: How would someone know if God were punishing them?
QUESTION: what is the Church’s view on conversion camps?
So our Catholic Campus Ministry Community at UNC-Asheville is pretty active on our Discord Channel and one of the favorite activities is the late night questions that I, David the campus minister, get to wake up to. Here on the blog, I’ll start sharing some of those questions, anonymously, and my slightly expanded and editedContinue reading “Discord Q&A: Excommunicated Time Travelers”
When the Spirit of truth comes,he will teach you all truth, says the Lord, alleluia. —John 16:13
I tell you the truth, it is for your own good that I go; for if I do not go away, the Paraclete will not come to you, says the Lord, alleluia. —John 16:2