Catholic 101: What is the Creed?

Published Jul 1, 2020 in Catholic 101, Spirituality ~ Approx 7 mins

“I believe in one God…” We pray the Creed together every Sunday at Mass. But what exactly is the Creed? Where did it come from? What are we saying when we recite it? Our latest addition to the Catholic 101 series gives some background on the profession of faith in the Creed.

Catholic 101: Praying the Our Father

Published Nov 21, 2019 in Catholic 101, Spirituality ~ Approx 6 mins

The Our Father is one of the fundamental prayers of our Christian faith. It is a central part of the Mass, and it gets recited in prayer by billions of Catholics around the world every day. This contribution to the TJP Catholic 101 series looks deeper into the Lord’s Prayer to reflect on the language and meaning of this timeless prayer taught to us by Jesus himself.

Catholic 101: Intro to the “Liturgy of the Hours”

Published Jul 18, 2019 in Catholic 101, Spirituality ~ Approx 5 mins

What do you know about the Liturgy of the Hours? Never heard of it? Too tired or busy to give it a try? Or just not interested? The latest addition to our Catholic 101 series gives a basic introduction to the Liturgy of the Hours, the daily public prayer of the Church. It’s a prayer for the whole Church, and it might be the perfect prayer for you!