People going through this kind of thing often want a magic answer, a technique or a trick of the trade, something to do that will actually help. I knew that from experience. I also knew there isn’t one.
What is the point of progress if we never get anywhere?
Those who shy away from explaining and defending the faith may have good reasons to do so
Whatever the Protestants' arguments against becoming a Catholic, the unique and exemplary sinfulness of Catholics was not one
If people find it in the bargain bin, they'll treat it as a bargain.
Does the way Christians talk about sex scare people away?
"Hallelujah, Noel be it Heaven or Hell, The Christmas we get we deserve..."
In youth we might point to a line in the Catechism and everything is "settled"; age finds us saying, "Well, yes, and no..."
What happens when Catholicism is taken away
David Mills provides a handy-dandy list of safe conversations topics, for the long day of food and talk