Catholic Classroom: Why do churches face east?
07/2/2018
Question: Why do churches face east?

The next time you go to church, bring a compass with you. Chances are you will find that the church is built facing the east. This is no coincidence. Though it has not been possible on every occasion, many Catholic churches have been built to face the east.

Catholic Classroom: What is Opus Dei?
06/25/2018
Question: What is Opus Dei?

On June 26th, the Church celebrates the Memorial of Saint Josemaría Escrivá, a faithful Spanish priest who founded Opus Dei in 1928.

Catholic Classroom: How is the pope chosen?
06/18/2018
Question: How is the pope chosen?

Why do we need to confess our sins to a priest?
06/11/2018

 The sacrament of Reconciliation, also commonly known as confession, is one of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church. Just like all the other sacraments, Reconciliation is an outward sign instituted by Christ that effects grace in the soul of the recipient. In this beautiful sacrament of healing, we are cleansed of the sins that have ruptured our communion with God, and we receive grace and healing to help us continue living virtuous, Christ-centered lives.

Catholic Classroom: Is anyone from the Old Testament a saint?
05/25/2018
Question: Is anyone from the Old Testament a saint?

The Church canonizes individuals who have lived lives of heroic virtue, followed Jesus, and are now in heaven. But what about the holy men and women of the Old Testament? Are they in heaven, and can we look to their example?

Catholic Classroom: Why is Mary the Mother of the Church?
05/21/2018
Question: Why is Mary the Mother of the Church?

Catholic Classroom: Why Do All the Marian Apparitions Look Different?
05/14/2018
Question: Why Do All the Marian Apparitions Look Different?

Catholic Classroom: What is meant by the perpetual virginity of Mary?
05/7/2018
Question: What is meant by the perpetual virginity of Mary?

Catholic Classroom: How long does the Easter season last?
04/30/2018
Question: How long does the Easter season last?

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