Jimmy Akin answers a caller who asks why Catholics call priests "father" when the Bible says not to.
Jimmy Akin was born in Texas and grew up nominally Protestant. At age 20 he experienced a profound conversion to Christ. Planning on becoming a Protestant pastor or seminary professor, Jimmy started an intensive study of the Bible, but the more he immersed himself in Scripture, the more he found...
Beginning Apologetics Volume 2: How to Answer Jehovah's Witnesses and Mormons The purpose of this booklet is to help Catholics identify and charitably refute the foundational doctrines of the Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons. Instead of getting bogged down in unimportant side issues, we show you how to focus objectively on their main beliefs. Our step-by-step approach uses Scripture, history, and common sense.
"Without Thy presence, nought, O Lord, is sweet, No pleasure to our lips can aught supply. Whether 'tis wine we drink or food we eat, Till Grace divine and Faith shall sanctify."
~ Prudentius, a 5th century Christian poet, from his Ante cibum, describing the Christian practice of "saying grace" before meals.