What is the Catholic Church?

Welcome back to the More Than Ordinary Catechism Read-through! This week we talked about all about the Church as the Body and Bride of Christ and her essential qualities of one, holy, catholic, and apostolic. Important video highlights include: a continuation of last week’s exploration of the Church as the People of God (the humanContinue reading “What is the Catholic Church?”

The Last Days, the Holy Spirit, and the (human and divine) Catholic Church

Plus the Latin Mass, Judgment, and the Most Important Thing Welcome back to the More Than Ordinary Catechism Read-through! Last week we talked about the Final Judgment, the Holy Spirit, and started to talk about who the Church is. Important video highlights include: a reminder that we are in the Last Days, God’s words aboutContinue reading “The Last Days, the Holy Spirit, and the (human and divine) Catholic Church”

The Greatest Story Ever Told: Part I & II

Part One: Jesus and the Jews How did Jesus relate to Israel and the Old Covenant? Did this have something to do with the Jews’ negative reaction to Him? The Jews are responsible for His Death, right? Before explaining and addressing Christ’s Passion and Death, the Catechism pauses to consider Christ’s relationship with the JewsContinue reading “The Greatest Story Ever Told: Part I & II”

A Quick Discussion of Christ’s Death and Resurrection

Hello Friends! This is a brief post to share that the “In Brief” video for the week is live! This week we discussed Christ’s relationship with the Jews, His Death, Burial, Descent into Hell, Resurrection, and Ascension into Heaven. This is a very quick look at those topics! The deep dive will be two partsContinue reading “A Quick Discussion of Christ’s Death and Resurrection”

Study Resources for the Incarnation, Conception, and Life of Jesus

The FREE Supplemental Resource Guide to accompany last week’s videos is here! Below you will find books, YouTube videos, podcasts, and more to help you study the Incarnation, Mary’s Immaculate Conception and Perpetual Virginity, and the Life of Jesus through His entrance into Jerusalem. This guide, combined with the Catechism, is intended to give youContinue reading “Study Resources for the Incarnation, Conception, and Life of Jesus”

The Incarnation, Conception, and Life of Jesus

Welcome back to the More Than Ordinary Catechism Read-through, friends! Thank you for your patience in waiting for these important videos. We covered topics of foundational importance to Christianity (The Incarnation) and Catholicism (Mary’s Perpetual Virginity). We also looked at Christ’s private and public life, up to the beginning of Holy Week. Below you willContinue reading “The Incarnation, Conception, and Life of Jesus”

Man, the Fall, and Titles for Jesus: FREE Resource Guide!

This post is packed with resources! Last week we discussed Man, the Fall, and Titles for Jesus. Here are resources to take you beyond the videos for more information. Below is your FREE Resource Guide for last week’s section of the Catechism! At the top of this post is an excerpt from the deep diveContinue reading “Man, the Fall, and Titles for Jesus: FREE Resource Guide!”

Man as Body and Soul, THE Original Sin, and the Promise of Jesus

Scroll down for an outline of the topics covered in this video. The Supplemental Resource Guide for this week is coming this weekend, so be sure to sign up for blog notifications to be reminded when it is available for download! Topics Covered in this Video: 0:44: Where to Download the FREE Catechism Reading GuideContinue reading “Man as Body and Soul, THE Original Sin, and the Promise of Jesus”

Man’s Place in Creation, Original Sin, and Titles for Jesus

In this week’s “In Brief” video, we go on a brief walk (figuratively and literally!) through the Creation of Man, The Fall and Original Sin, and Titles for Jesus and what they mean. This continues our journey through the Creed. This week, we discussed these lines from the Apostles’ Creed: [I believe in God theContinue reading “Man’s Place in Creation, Original Sin, and Titles for Jesus”

If Father’s Day is Hard for You…

If Father’s Day is hard for you, either because you did not have a loving father or because your father has passed away, God is here for you. Listen to the Catechism’s beautiful passage about how God’s identity as Father surpasses any human relationship. CCC 239: By calling God “Father”, the language of faith indicatesContinue reading “If Father’s Day is Hard for You…”