The BBC dramatisation of War and Peace brought the 19th century to our living rooms. But how many of us consider some of the more serious themes in it?
There is so much more to the Catholic Faith than going to Mass once a week on a Sunday! Jesus clearly told us that we would be judged on whether we had clothed the naked, fed the hungry, visited the sick. So the question is, are you living an authentic Christian life? Or are you keeping to the bare minimum?
Devotion to Mary is a stumbling block for many Catholics and non-Catholics alike. Why do we honour her? Why can't we just go straight to God? In this video, Fr Tom explains that Mary is our mother, and a woman who exemplified great faith in her life.
We can tend to think of the spiritual life as one effort after another on our part to reach the goal. This is true to a point. However, what is specific to the Christian Faith is that it is God who comes to seek us out in the first place. If we run towards Him, it is because He is already running towards us.
Do you want to be happy? By being grateful for the little moments that God has touched our day, we can become happier and more aware of God's presence in our lives.
Looking for ways to bring about environmental changes? Here are 5 practical suggestions made by Pope Francis that we can all put into practice.