Is it impossible for Christians to be Lay Apostles? Growing from being disciples of Christ toward being a Lay Apostle might seem lofty, but in fact, its a calling for all Christians. The Church teaches a lot on the subject using scripture and the Catechism of the Church, but my favorite is the Second Vatican Council's document Lumen Gentium . But what about a simple visual? How would this teaching look in today's world? Check out this short animated video which describes what it might look like: This is Discipleship In the comments below, write how you feel when viewing the video. Is this calling hard or easy? Be brief.
Some people say that college leads to a good job and others affirm that college is self-discovery of truth in one's life. So how did I traverse a collegiate path? What did I want to learn? The answers are related to joy and energy. Today, potential college students answer these questions through analytic influences such as job forecasting and economic trends. It is a sure thing to get on the right path, right? Well, sometimes graduates later discover that the status quo has interfered with a good education. Most agree that what brings them joy and energy in the workforce has very little to do with job forecasting before college. Instead, a question to ask is, “what brings me joy and energy now?” The practice of reading scripture and contemplating Christendom brings me joy and energy. So, I asked myself one day “How do I learn more about this?” I sought answers by volunteering at my parish. I thought it would be a good way to get some answers. Initially, this was exc
Today's blog is a follow-up to a vlog that I released on New Years' Eve 2021. The video recaps personal life points that spoke about unhealthy behaviors during the height of Covid-19. It depicts how I pivoted towards improving my life and deepening my faith . I want to elaborate a bit more on these subjects after poignant questions were asked by a reader. Some people seem to appease my creative hobby, " Catholic Camper " and others view it with purpose. With this particular piece, Recap: 2021 the responses after its launch were like bolts of illuminating lighting during a stormy dark night; exciting! One question by a particular viewer caught my attention, "So what is the rest of the story? His question contends me to explain myself further. And s o, I will answer here, in written form. Specifically, the reader asks, "What changes did you notice in yourself when you committed to prayer, a communication partner, and quiet time?" First, pray