Sermon Tag: faith

Baptism of Valeria

Encounter Christ in the Sacrament of Baptism

By Doug Culp The faith that is an encounter with Christ presupposes faith in Christ first. The sacraments of the Church are no exception. They presuppose faith even as they also nourish it. This faith, of course, is grounded in the authority of Christ. It is a faith that is also only possible within the...

Dr Katie Cardarelli

Healthy faith: Katie Cardarelli

Katie Cardarelli is a shining example of how faith and science work together. A professor of public health at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Cardarelli is an epidemiologist whose research is primarily focused on the health of underserved communities. This, along with her deep Catholic faith, has given her a profound perspective on life during...


Can FAITH and REASON Coexist?

According to studies conducted by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University, there is an “emerging profile” of young Catholics who find the faith “incompatible with what they are learning in high school or at the university level.” Faith, it seems, is in conflict with science and reason — and...

Timothy O'Malley

Discover the gift: Timothy O’Malley

Tim O’Malley’s passions include philosophy, worship and Catholic education. This situates him extraordinarily well as director of educational outreach for the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame. O’Malley is one of several instructors of the six-week online course offerings the McGrath Institute makes available to catechists and other ministers in...