Is religion simply about blind faith? Are Christians encouraged to accept the teachings of religious leaders without any thought or consideration? In this blog, explore the concept of faith, what it takes for someone to believe in God., and whether there are good reasons to do so.Find out more
Do you want to understand the Christian faith? Have you ever wondered about the meaning of life?
Whether you want to deepen the faith you already have, are exploring the faith for the first time, or are just curious, in our new book SYCAMORE you will find answers to the most common questions about life and faith. What is happiness? How can we know that God exists? What do we really know about Jesus? Can we trust the Bible? What is faith? Does prayer make a difference? Is there such a thing as right and wrong? What is the meaning of love?
In addition to the essential questions about life, SYCAMORE explains simply the central beliefs and practices of Catholic Christianity. Understand the seven sacraments, the moral and social teaching of the Church, the Christian vocations, the Virgin Mary and the saints, life after death, and the hope of heaven.
Written in a conversational style, SYCAMORE is an essential read for those curious about Christianity, as well as those who want to deepen the faith they already have. For this reason, we have extracted for you below some of the most fascinating chapters from SYCAMORE, so that you can read them and benefit from them free of charge. Explore themes of life and faith in the blogs below.
Who is Jesus? Meet God made man in the actions that He performed during His earthly ministry, including a vast array of miracles, and explore His death and Resurrection. Discover why He had to die, the personal message for each of us in His death, and how we know that He is still with us now.Find out more
There are many ways of praying. You can enjoy exploring them, but the choice might drive you crazy. If you don't know how to pray or if you'd like to refresh your prayer life, here are four simple ideas with guidance on how to practice each method of prayer.Find out more
The saints are not just heroic people who live in history books. They are ordinary Christians who tried to love God with their whole hearts. We can ask them to pray for us. Why would we do that?Find out more
Catholics have always placed the Virgin Mary above all other saints and it is commonly misunderstood that Catholics worship her. In this blog, discover the truth about devotion to Mary, why it is that Catholics honour her, and why devotion to Mary is still relevant today.Find out more
For someone coming to Mass for the first time, it may seem confusing. The celebration of the Eucharist is the centre of Christian worship, but it is more than just a gathering. What really happens at Mass and why is it so important to Catholics? Find the answers in this blog.Find out more
If you found a suitcase containing millions of pounds, what would you do with it? Is there a right or wrong course of action to take? There is a wide range of views on morality today, but most people agree that we need some kind of moral code. In this blog, discover what Christians believe about morality, and reflect upon your own views on right and wrong.Find out more
"Love thy neighbour" is a radical call to love without conditions, without calculation, without expecting any reward. It’s tough. And sometimes we don't like this teaching. Learn how to joyfully respond to Jesus's challenging commandment in this blog.Find out more
Have you ever asked yourself... Who am I? What is my identity? Many people struggle with the question of identity all their lives. Find out why the true answer to this question will always result in great happiness.Find out more