Q&A Open Forum

Monday, Mar 26, 2012 - 6pm ET

Jim Blackburn answers:

Can you recommend some resources for young adults who are discerning marriage? What about resources for someone teaching Theology of the Body in a secular academic setting?

If you are a convert, do you really have to wait five years to be considered for religious life?

I watched a show that portrayed St. Peter as timid and St. Paul as a go-getter -- what was the real relationship between Peter and Paul?

It’s difficult for me to pray, because I feel like I only come to him when I want something -- how do I grow in love for him?

In the Apostle’s Creed, why do we say that Jesus descended into hell?

My parish won’t let me join RCIA until next year -- should I write the bishop about this?

How can eating bread and drinking wine bring me any closer to God?