The Sin City Sin

What a terrible sin has been committed in Sin City. More than fifty souls were murdered in cold blood, while more than five hundred were injured by a maniacal gunman. Of course a tragedy of this magnitude has sent shock waves through the entire world, but what exactly is so shocking here? Man is born … More The Sin City Sin

A Single Mortal Sin

A single mortal sin cast Lucifer from the heights of heaven to the depths of hell. A single mortal sin drove our first parents from a delightful paradise of everlasting life to a miserable world of slow death. A single mortal sin takes from man the ability to enjoy eternal happiness and condemns him to … More A Single Mortal Sin

Merciful Hell?

As surprising as it may seem, the creation of hell was actually a great act of mercy on the part of God. He could have prepared a much greater torment for lost souls by forcing them to endure His presence without being permitted to enjoy it. But instead our good God mercifully chose to simply … More Merciful Hell?

Love > Penance

It is a very hard truth that man must make reparation for his sins. God’s infinite justice dictates that everything must be repaid–even to the last farthing. When we consider the gravity of our sins, we should be absolutely terrified. The penance necessary to repair for our crimes is incomprehensible. When a miserable man views … More Love > Penance

An Easy Life?

Suffering in its essence is repugnant to our human nature. We naturally run from it. We always want to seek an easy life. But if we acquire and lead this easy life, what reward can there be for that? Every mature adult will admit that pain is typically a prerequisite for pleasure. If we wish … More An Easy Life?