You may not realize this, but the great churches and cathedrals of history were not built merely to be beautiful or even functional. There is much more to the story of their architectural design and their construction that may shed light on what we know to be important about our churches today.
All of us, at one time or another, have been tempted to take the easy way out or cut a few corners. But, our faith asks us to consider being fully committed rather than taking the shortcut. Join Deacon Jeff and Tom as they talk about Christmas being an opportunity to recommit ourselves to a life in Christ.
Should Catholics watch Christmas movies before Christmas? We in the Luxurious Corner Booth say YES! Join Deacon Jeff and Tom as they reveal their favorite Christmas movies and how they utilize them during Advent to help them prepare for Christmas.
What did Jesus mean when he told us to call no man father? Are Catholics in violation of this command of Jesus when we address our priests as father? Join Deacon Jeff and Tom to find out the answer!
When a beloved family member or a close friend dies, the grieving process can be quite difficult. Join Deacon Jeff and Tom as they offer experiential advice about their own grief experiences and provide a list of ways to navigate grief.
Has your child left the Church? Your brother or sister? Has anyone you care about stopped going to Mass? We all have folks we love (especially kids) who have wandered away. Join Deacon Jeff and Tom as they present a Top Ten list of things to do (and NOT to do) when trying to get them back in Church.
If someone asked you to tell them why a Catholic Education was important, would you know what to say? Well, Deacon Jeff and Tom have the answer! Join us in the Luxurious Corner Booth as we discuss all the ways to find God in your school.
Have you ever noticed that some of the most blessed moments in our lives tend to be the ones we didn’t plan and orchestrate? That’s the way the Holy Spirit works in our lives, and as the crew at The Catholic Cafe point out, how He has always worked in the world. Join Deacon Jeff, Tom and Deacon’s wife Bess as they discuss the movement of the Spirit in their lives as God interrupts our day to day concerns in order to bless us and those we encounter.
Did you ever wonder if all the various people, places, situations and events you’ve experienced in your lifetime (good and bad) might actually be drawn together to reveal some great “master plan” God has for you? Has God been preparing you for some great and divinely inspired task? Join Deacon Jeff and Tom in the Luxurious Corner Booth as they ponder the plans and preparations God leads us through as we endeavor to seek His eternal and divine will in our lives. We all have a story…what’s yours?
What if they announced the discovery of Jesus’ burial remains? What if we found out that Jesus was a real person, but the Resurrection was just a made-up story? Would it change his message? Join Deacon Jeff and Tom in the Luxurious Corner Booth of The Catholic Cafe as they ponder the importance and effect of believing in the Resurrection of Jesus.