308: What is hope?

From YOUCAT, fact 308:

308: What is hope?

Hope is the power by which we firmly and constantly long for what we were placed on earth to do: to praise God and to serve him; and for our true happiness,

Saint of the Month – November: St. Andrew

The Feast of St. Andrew the apostle is celebrated on November 30.

Called by the Lord, St. Andrew, brother of Simon Peter and disciple of John the Baptist, was a fisherman. He preached the Lordship of Jesus, and his message …

85: Why is Mary our mother also?

From YOUCAT, fact 85:

85: Why is Mary our mother also?

Mary is our mother because Christ the Lord gave her to us as a mother.

“Woman, behold your son! … Behold, your mother!” (Jn 19;26b-27a) The second command, which …

57: How should man treat animals and other fellow creatures?

From YOUCAT, fact 57:

57: How should man treat animals and other fellow creatures?

Man should honor the Creator in other creatures and treat them carefully and responsibly. Man, animals, and plants have the same Creator who called them into

2: Why did God create us?

From YOUCAT, fact 2:

2: Why did God crate us?

God crated us out of free and unselfish love.

When a man loves, his heart overflows. He would like to share his joy with others. He gets this from his …

397: What does Jesus think about nonviolence?

From YOUCAT, fact 397:

397: What does Jesus think about nonviolence?

Jesus places a high value on nonviolent action. He commands his disciples: “Do not resist one who is evil. But if any one strikes you on the right cheek,

342: Are we all supposed to become saints?

From YOUCAT, fact 342:

342: Are we all supposed to become “saints”?

Yes. The purpose of our life is to be united with God in love and to correspond entirely to God’s wishes. We should allow God “to live his