Death creates a tension within us. We know that it is inevitable, yet we also have a strong desire to prolong our lives. Dr. Ernest Becker, father of Terror Management Theory, says that we develop various phobias in order to cope with this tension. If you’re afraid of heights, it’s
By Sean Ater – The game of baseball is a great analogy for an evangelizing parish. We love the analogy so much that we built our evangelization process around the analogy. One analogy that we can make between baseball and an evangelizing parish has to do with the critical role
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph When Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Eric Edward’s wife, Keri, told him she was considering reverting to the Catholic Church, he flat out told her no. The couple met as eighth graders at an Evangelical Christian school and their faith was a major part
Conversion isn’t always a blinding light or whispered voice that leads to major transformation. Other times it is small steps along a life of faith that lead someone closer to Christ. Auxiliary Bishop Joseph R. Binzer has led a life full of moments like the latter. Now a bishop, in
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph “Sometimes we get answers, other times we don’t. Most times there’s a reason, and it moves us further on.” A singer/songwriter from Dayton and married mother of two, Keri Edwards was searching for answers most of her life.
Among the most recognizable voices of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is Matt Swaim. As host of the Son Rise Morning Show on Sacred Heart Radio, Swaim is heard nationally on EWTN affiliate stations each morning, before hosting a local hour of the show that broadcasts in the greater Cincinnati, Northern