Due to the San Diego electricity blackout, we were unable to have a show during the second hour on September 8, 2011. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your continued prayers and support.
Answer Me This! In Answer Me This!, author and noted apologist Patrick Madrid has compiled the tough questions that Catholics face. They are the ones that he's been confronted with time and again. In these pages he provides Bible-based, easy-to-understand, and easy-to-explain answers. Here is how to calmly, charitably and effectively respond to those front-porch preachers (And how to answer a sincere and well-meaning family member, friend or co-worker!)
"In the week immediately before Lent everyone shall go to his confessor and confess his deeds and the confessor shall so shrive him as he then may hear by his deeds what he is to do [in the way of penance]."
~ Anglo-Saxon "Ecclesiastical Institutes" translated from Theodulphus by Abbot Aelfric about A.D. 1000; explaining the English term "shrovetide" (from "to shrive", or hear confessions) wherein the religious idea is uppermost; but before long, human nature allowed itself some exceptional licence.