Catholic Q&A #92: What does it mean that Mary is the “Mediatrix of All Grace”?

Question: What does it mean that Mary is the “Mediatrix of All Grace”? Apparently that’s the fifth Marian doctrine? I’ve never heard of it before! Answer: When we say that Mary is the “Mediatrix of All Grace”, we mean that … Continue reading

Catholic Q&A # 91: What is the “prosperity gospel”?

Question: What is the “prosperity gospel” I keep hearing about? Is it true to what the Bible says? Answer: The prosperity gospel is the teaching that what God wants more than anything is for you to be happy, and He … Continue reading

Catholic Q&A #90: Did Jesus come to abolish religion?

Question: Did Jesus come to abolish religion?   Answer: Well, it depends on how one defines “religion”. Everyone has their own definition, and ample connotations as well. The glossary from the Catechism of the Catholic Church defines religion as: “A … Continue reading

Catholic Q&A #89: Is religion the most divisive, destructive, and deadly force in the world?

Question: How do I respond to someone who says that religion is the most divisive, destructive, and deadly force in the world? Answer: The first thing I would do is establish the positive impact that religion has had on the … Continue reading

Catholic Q&A #87: What happens when we receive the Eucharist?

Question: What happens when we receive the Eucharist? Answer: When we receive the Eucharist, we become tabernacles or vessels of the Lord. Jesus Christ truly resides within us – Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity. Many amazing spiritual effects come from … Continue reading

Catholic Q&A # 86 : What is Pentecost?

Question: What is Pentecost? Answer: Most people only know Pentecost as a Christian holiday, one that commemorates the day when the Holy Spirit fell on the apostles and disciples of Christ as they gathered in the Upper Room after the … Continue reading

Catholic Q&A # 85: Is baptism merely a symbol?

Questions: How should I respond to someone who says that baptism is just a ritual, or merely symbolic? Answer: There are many Protestants who say this. According to them, salvation comes when you profess faith in Jesus Christ and hand … Continue reading