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By Emily Stimpson. What Catholics need to know about the ‘anteroom of heaven’
What One Priest Told Me About The Mass That Still Gives Me Goosebumps
"May the Lord accept the sacrifice at your hands..." I used to gloss over this moment in the Mass, until a young priest told something that blew me away.
Is the Eucharist Really Just a Symbol?
Protestants say it's just a symbol. Catholics say it's the real thing. How can we know for sure? Here are five very convincing proofs.
10 Things I Wish Non-Catholic Christians Knew About Catholicism - A Catholic Newbie
Note: This post contains affiliate links for which Catholic Newbie may earn a small commission if you purchase items (at no additional cost to you) when clicking through. Subscribe to Catholic Newbie by entering your email: I’ve had several interactions with non-Catholic Christians since my conversion where I’ve realized they are not aware of some […]
Why Do Catholics Use So Many Candles?
Walk into any Catholic Church, and it’s impossible to miss seeing candles.There are candles on the altar, a special candle near the tabernacle, and candles in front of images or statues of the Sacred Heart, Our Lady, St. Joseph, or various other patron saints.And these examples are just the bare minimum!Go to a baptism, and there will be a huge decorated candle as well as candles for the godparents to hold.Attend an Easter Vigil, and there will be the same large candle, small candles for the…