What’s the best part of being Catholic?

I love being Catholic.

I’m a convert from mainline Protestantism. I have great respect for my Protestant brothers and sisters. There are some things certain slices of Protestantism do better than Catholics. There are some things Catholics do better.

But Catholicism, more than any form of Protestantism, allows me to have an intensely personal relationship with Christ…

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Top 15 religious movies for Lent

Lent is a good time to revisit some of the great religious movies made down through the years.
I have a number of favorites, which I’ve listed below. My list this year has been expanded to fifteen movies (from 13 last year) to accommodate a couple of new entries: “Son of God,” which is in the theaters right now, and “Faustina.”

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Top 13 religious movies for Lent

By Tom Quiner I’m just back from a beautiful Ash Wednesday service. I am always overwhelmed by the realization that I came from dust and will return to dust. I am overwhelmed that God can breathe life into that dust to make me and you. And I am overwhelmed that even after I die, I…

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Is the Bible true?

By Tom Quiner Liberal comedienne, Janeane Garofalo, recently called the Bible a “work of fiction.”  Watch … [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt5xruQBQ98&feature=player_embedded#!] I don’t know how much Ms. Garofalo has read, studied, or even contemplated the Bible.  But I mention her quote because she will influence a certain segment of her audience with her dismissive attitude of the most…

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