The Interior and Exterior Consequences of Original Sin
What effects are left by original sin? These are both the interior and exterior consequences of original sin and how we can overcome them.
Why Does God Allow Evil in the World?
Why does god allow evil in the world? Here, we will flesh out one of the most common answers to this question, unpacking it point by point.
A Catechesis for 'God Butchers': The Metaphysics of Time and Eternity
Author Matthew Tsakanikas discusses fighting the new atheism—'God Butchers'—in the wake of suffering, darkness, and pain.
Fr. Spitzer on How to Pray for Your Enemies and Forgive
Jesus mentions forgiveness more often than any other injunction in the New Testament. Fr. Spitzer shares the power in a prayer for your enemies.
Angry with God? Here's Fr. Spitzer's Advice on How to Overcome Anger
In this clip from Fr. Spitzer’s Universe, a viewer asks Fr. Spitzer if it is okay to ever be angry with God.
A Reminder of the Opportunities in Suffering
With Christ, we can put our suffering to work for us and the world—and find opportunities to grow in virtue and to grow the church as a whole.
What Friendship Has Taught Me about Redemptive Suffering
I can assist friends in attaining eternal life by uniting my suffering to the redemptive suffering of Christ—this is the mystery of redemptive suffering.
Fr. Spitzer on Living Well with a Disability
In this clip from Father Spitzer's Universe, Fr. Spitzer addresses how he lives well with his own disability.
A Risk Worth Taking
Some risks are worth taking. Even more importantly, the risks that we decide to take—as well as those we decide not to take—serve to define who we are.
Do We Need Suffering and What Is Its Purpose?
In suffering, we can all agree on one point—we don't like it. But do we need suffering? What good can it bring? Find out in this short video.
Easter and the Science of Hope
After I talk on science and faith, the most asked questions touch on the issue of natural evil and the possibility of miracles. Both painfully topical.
The Secret to Surviving Covid-19 and Beyond: Adaptability
This crisis has given us at least one great gift: time. So what are you doing with this gift? Are you just surviving or are you trying to thrive?