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Catholics draw people to the Church, but some Catholics drive them away

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time Deacon Robert Banet

And so, Mr. Chesterton. What drew you to the Catholic Church?

First, it was to have my sins forgiven but the second reason is simply Catholics.

Catholics? I don’t understand.

I look back over the centuries and I see St. Francis of Assisi and St. Dominic and […]

Full of God’s glory

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) Deacon Robert Banet

I still can’t see it!

What can’t you see, Charlie?

We say in the Mass that heaven and earth are full of God’s glory. So where’s the glory?

It’s all around us, Charlie. See that maple tree over there? That is […]

The whole of creation is somehow a mirror of God

Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Deacon Robert Banet

There was no model to copy from.

What do you mean?

I’m talking about the creation of the world.


Can you imagine the Father saying to the Son, Let’s make a sky.