December 6th 2011 ~ The IONA Chaplaincy is a multi-denominational Chaplaincy at the University College Cork. It has provided a place where young Catholics can come together and share ideas, issues, and struggles in the Faith. It is also the LAUNCHING PAD for where “Walk for the Faith” began and is where retreats and religious groups meet to promote the Catholic Faith to students of all nationalities. Share your Irish story with Irish Steve, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how.
December 5th 2011 ~ A mechanical engineer who grew up in the Netherlands with no exposure to the Faith discerned his way into the religious life as a Dominican brother. Hear more…
Science cannot show how something comes from nothing.
Science cannot show how life came from non-life.
Science cannot show how a human being has self-consciousness, free will, and rationality – the factors of a soul.
Evolution is still consistent with Genesis Chapter 1. Only three times does God ‘Create’ out of nothing: verse 1, 21, 27. The three jumps that the Theory of Evolution cannot account for?… the ‘supernatural’ interventions written about in Genesis 1:1, 21, 27. It’s a beautiful complementarity, Faith and Reason.
If Jesus Christ is the truth, and he reveals himself, it will not be contradictory to scientific truths or natural truths.
December 3rd 2011 ~ Wherever you are living in the world, what has been your experience with the reality of living out the Catholic faith in the world? In case you are unaware of Ireland’s story, take a listen to ‘Irish Steve’s’ wonderful journalism from the Emerald Isle across the pond. Do you have a story to share in Ireland?
••• If so, e-mail email@example.com to figure out how
Till next time, the OneBillionStories.com team
December 2nd 2011 ~ Meet Leoni, whome I first met after Mass at Mount Mellory, the Trappist Abbey in Munster, Co. Waterford, Ireland. We were able to meet a second time on my way through to Middletown and talked about the Faith in Ireland and her time in Medjugore, Bosnia. Her mother is the best! And I was so happy and fortunate to meet both of them twice! May the Catholic Youth of Ireland bring forth a reform of fidelity to Christ and the Catholic faith. Onward we roll for the mission!
December 1st 2011 ~ We’ve made it to December, God is good….all the time. May we continue on in prayer for the mystical body’s presence on the ‘digital continent.’ May we not be afraid of the dialogues that await us. Who will be God’s heralds?
November 30th 2011 ~ What is happening right now in 2011 with the Catholic faith in Ireland? Does anyone have an insight into the current situation? Everyday, video missionary, Steve Seguin, continues to find answers to these questions, including this discussion with Fr. David in Cork. May the faith in Ireland see renewal and prosperity moving forward, let us lift the Emerald Isle up in prayer on this day. For that island of Catholic history now needs a life raft of prayers from the world. God Bless You.
October 13th 2011 ~ Next CatholicTV episode to air featuring One Billion Stories will be next Monday, stay tuned on www.catholictv.org for new shows everyday. Have a story to share, write it in and e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 11th 2011 ~ Playing catch up on publishing the ‘One Billion Stories’ series on CatholicTV. A new episode is published every week and ‘One Billion Stories’ rolls on through the state of Florida and Alabama in this episode. There are a billion Catholics in the world, lets start sharing them through video, and now text. E-mail your story to email@example.com, some photos would be great too!
October 10th 2011 ~ Today we hear a Catholic story that did not start off Catholic. And once his story became Catholic, he still slipped away into the grey area of faith. Despite hiccups and hurdles for living out the faith daily, he managed to find his way to St. Paul, Minnesotta from Fort Worth, Texas, joining the NET Ministries team. Hear his full story next week as we bring you part two. And don’t forget to check out www.netusa.org.
October 5th 2011 ~ Every now and then, the team at OneBillionStories.com has the honor of publishing a Catholic story that holds nothing back. Today is one of those types of stories, holding nothing back for the audience on the ‘digital continent.’ Listen to Jill today as she divulges the difficult circumstances of her life and how a child’s questions eventually brought her into the fullness of the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic faith.