Is the New Age "Law of Attraction" compatible with Catholic teaching?
Catholic Answers speaker and former New Age teacher Sharon Lee Giganti explains why the "Law of Attraction" can be dangerous, and how it is completely incompatible with the Catholic faith.
Sharon Lee Giganti, a former Miss San Diego County and runner-up to Miss California, left Hollywood at the height of her success (guest-starring in over 20 top television shows and co-starring in several films) to pursue a "Higher Purpose". Believing that she had found the true way to serve God...
What To Do When Jesus Is Hungry: A Practical Guide To The Works Of Mercy "According to the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus will judge us on the basis of whether or not we fed him when he was hungry, gave him drink when he was thirsty, welcomed him when he was a stranger, clothed him when he was naked, and visited him when he was sick or in prison. What we have done for others, he will tell us, we have done for him. The Catholic Church has traditionally called these six acts of kindness-along with a seventh, burying the dead -- the ""Corporal Works of Mercy."" In the down-to-earth yet inspiring guide What To Do When Jesus Is Hungry, Father Andrew Apostoli, C.F.R., explains the Corporal Works of Mercy and illustrates multiple ways we can do them in our modern everyday life."
"The Church has always taken great care that no one should be compelled against his will to embrace the Catholic Faith, because, as Augustine wisely declares: 'except he be willing, man cannot believe'."