The Protestant theologian Paul Tillich once commented that “faith” is the most misunderstood word in the religious vocabulary. I’m increasingly convinced that he was right about this. The ground for my conviction is the absolutely steady reiteration on my Internet forums of gross caricatures of what serious believers mean by faith.
What do I do if I’m interested in becoming Catholic?
The Church welcomes your questions and invites you to walk with the Church Community for a while to learn the richness of the Catholic experience and at the same time to explore your own questions about life and faith. This process is called the RCIA, or the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.
Also, you may contact Sr. Rosemary Finnegan at 407-644-6812, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Pope Benedict XVI Announces ‘Year of Faith’
“Faith grows when it is lived as an experience of love received and when it is communicated as an experience of grace and joy.”
Pope Benedict XVI, Announcing 2012 as the “Year of Faith”
What about Mary?
We hear so much about Mary’s place in the Church. The rich tradition of Mary’s “yes” continues to be a model for our own faith. And there’s more…
50th Anniversary of Vatican II
October 11, 2012 is the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council. The following links provide background and texts for this amazing event in the history of the Catholic Church.