Resolving Faith Difficulties 4: A Pastor’s Spiritual Journal
BOOK 4: Faith and Controversy
by Father Jerry Pokorsky
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In this very helpful collection of essays, Fr. Jerry Pokorsky addresses a great many of the problems and confusions in faith which have concerned Catholics over the centuries, and which seem especially widespread in the twenty-first century. This is the fourth volume of a series created from columns written in recent years for CatholicCulture.org. Its theme is Faith and Controversy.
Table of Contents
- Living on Borrowed Time
- Happy warriors
- No Ninnies
- Don’t try to put Jesus on Valium
- Fear of Holiness
- Remedies for Discouragement
- Jewish Humor
- Prayer and Puppies
- Seven lessons in forgiveness
- No Sympathy for the Devil
- Surveillance Spirituality
- Cashing in on the Devil?
- Expect a Miracle!
- A Mother’s Love
- Peter’s Tumultuous Vocation and Ours
- Guardians of Common Sense
- The Communist-Diabolical Conspiracy
- Undermining the New Communist Menace
- Summer Cookouts and Party Politics
- One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
- Clericalism and the Summer of Shame
- The crisis: Déjà vu all over again
- Going the Wrong Way with Studied Ambiguity
- Tinkering with the Faith
- The Silent Compliant Majority
- The Continuing Scandal of the McCarrick Doctrine
- Ending rule by the ‘McCarrick Doctrine’
- Fidel Castro, RIP?
- In Gratitude for Joe Biden
- Archbishop Cordileone & Speaker Pelosi in Perspective
- White Knuckles
- Maintaining Christian Charity in Times of Upheaval
- Anatomy of the healing process
- The Little Shop of Horrors
- How to Conquer the World
- Destined For Destruction
- Special Issue: The Pandemic
- Pondering the Pandemic
- When the lights go on again
- The dangers of proliferating Communion services
- The dangers of live-streaming Masses
- The Electronic Jesus
- Virtual Indulgences?
- How DARE you?