Blog rebranding

Hello everyone! Just a quick note to explain our name change. No, we are not changing focus, nor have we been taken over by another blog. We’ll still be telling the amazing stories of Christendom, and providing you written, audio and video content to inspire and educate you in the Catholic faith.

The only purpose in our name change is to maintain brand consistency with our “parent” apostolate, Catholic Initiative (www.catholicinitiative.com). Catholic Initiative’s mission is to participate in rebuilding Christendom, utilizing new media to disseminate the truth about Catholic history, tradition and virtues.

We hope you’ll continue to become a part of our Catholic community, and be sure to check out the Catholic Initiative website, subscribe to our podcast, The Gospel Explained, on iTunes and subscribe to our YouTube page (Catholic Initiative).

God be with you!

The Gospel Explained (8/16/2018)

 

Welcome to The Gospel Explained Podcast a Catholic Initiative Production where we read the daily Gospel in conjunction with the Church Fathers’ commentaries. Today is the Thursday of the 19th Week in Ordinary Time, the Gospel is from St. Matthew 18:21–19:1 and the Fathers’ commentaries are from St. Augustine and St. John Chrysostom.

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Babe Ruth and the Shot He Never Called

The world remembers Babe Ruth as legend for the moment in the 1932 World Series when he called his shot by pointing to the bleachers in Wrigley Field. This story has been reimagined in countless movies and tributes to the Babe, however, most of the historical evidence points against the event ever taking place. Regardless for Catholics there is a much more profound reason for us to remember George Herman Ruth so here is the tale…

The Inquisition: Saving Lives Since the Middle Ages

The Inquisition gets a bad rap. Mainly because Catholics are not the ones writing the history books anymore, but sadly for the Modern historian the Inquisition kept excellent records. Today there is no excuse for the popular narrative that the Inquisition was a blood thirsty abomination against the name of Christianity, yet sadly many Catholics subscribe to this view. The Inquisition is a gigantic topic so this video will be only an introduction.