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False teachers – even the early Church had them

First Sunday of Advent

Deacon Robert Banet

I just don’t see it!

What don’t you see, Charlie?

I’d reading the New Testament and almost every one of the writers warns against false teachers. Why should that be necessary? These early Christians were converts of the very apostles themselves!  And you know converts! They’re among the most faithful.

Ah Charlie, I’m afraid you’re right.  But weren’t the writers talking about groups that broke away? Continue reading False teachers – even the early Church had them

A simple cell shows that atheists believe in the impossible

31st Monday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Robert Banet

What are those things?

Oh, they are ports to bring in new material and get rid of the useless. I see. And those over there?

That’s a transportation system, carrying products from one place to another.

Products?

Yes, there are factories there.

Why, you’re showing me a city, a big city. You had me fooled there for a minute. Continue reading A simple cell shows that atheists believe in the impossible

Hell – Did Jesus really descend into it?

All Souls’ Day

Deacon Robert Banet

I’ve always been bothered every time we say the Creed on Sunday.  How so?

Why did Jesus go to hell?  In the letters of Peter they say Jesus went to to preach to those in hell. Why preach to them if they cannot repent?

I think I can clear up at least some of your problem.

Please do. Continue reading Hell – Did Jesus really descend into it?