In "Why Be Catholic?" Catholic Answers Director of Apologetics Tim Staples reaches out to encourage those in the faith whose armor is strong, as well as those who are searching for answers themselves about what to believe.
Tim Staples is Director of Apologetics and Evangelization here at Catholic Answers, but he was not always Catholic. Tim was raised a Southern Baptist. Although he fell away from the faith of his childhood, Tim came back to faith in Christ during his late teen years through the witness of...
Butler's Lives Of Saints There is no greater authority on the saints than Alban Butler, and his enormous research has been the standard reference on the subject for the last two and a half centuries. This new adaptation of Butler's multi-volume Lives of the Saints presents a modernized text for today's reader and provides an illuminating guide to these historic, symbolic, and foundational Christian men and women.
"We do not recline at a banquet before prayer be first tasted."
~ Tertullian, (De orat., xxv); describing prayers of thanksgiving before meals; similar to passages found in nearly all the Early Church Fathers.