The Tragic Beauty of the Cross

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There is only one way to be saved….period. “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father, but by me.” These words of Christ in John 14:6 are some of the most famous in all of Scripture. But what most people don’t realize is that Christ declares them […]

034: How the Cross Actually Saves You (and how it doesn’t)

Perhaps the most dramatic and gut-wrenching moment of the crucifixion is Christ’s cry of dereliction: “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” But many people have no idea what it actually means. Like so many other converts to Catholicism, I was raised with a misunderstanding of how the Cross of Christ actually saves me. […]