"This show is a huge part of my conversion. I've learned more from it in six months than I had in my twelve years of Judaism and 30-plus years of atheism. Your answers always have a solid foundation and the show is inspirational."
Since I became a Catholic four years ago, I can pretty much predict the questions I will be asked by curious Evangelical friends. The first is usually “What’s the big deal about Mary?” and the second is “What’s wrong with using contraceptives?”
The Catholic Church teaches that the sacrament of baptism is necessary: “Baptism is birth into the new life in Christ. In accordance with the Lord’s will, it is necessary for salvation” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1277). This is why the Church baptizes infants:
If you frequent websites such as YouTube or Facebook, you’ve probably read the exchanges that take place on these forums. Sometimes they are intelligent and substantive, but often they resemble two toddlers squabbling: “Did too.” “Did not.” “Did too.”
~ Thomas Aquinas; philosopher, theologian, author, Doctor of the Church, patron of Catholic universities, colleges, and schools; reaffirming his total submission to the authority of the Church from his deathbed