A message to the “nones” and to those who are tempted to move into secularism
The secular establishment is all too willing to dismiss passionately religious people as dangerous, violent, and let’s face it, not that bright.
It is the stuff of revelation, Bishop Barron notes. Accordingly, we don’t control any of it. It controls us.
Jesus said, “I no longer call you slaves, but friends,” and turned all of religious philosophy and mysticism on its head
What do you cling to? What would make you cry, once you realized that you no longer had it?
The film "reminds young people that there is more to reality than meets the eye and... encourages them to embark upon a properly spiritual path"
Most Catholics still don’t get that their vocation is to carry their faith into the marketplace, into schools, into office buildings, into the corridors of government, into sports stadiums, and into the streets.
Many boys and young men feel adrift, afraid that any expression of their own good qualities will be construed as aggressive or insensitive.
"People always seem puzzled that the saints in heaven can hear and answer millions of prayers without being omnipotent; but yet, something similar is happening all the time through our technology."
Study on youth leaving the Church shows their reasons are uncompelling and easily refuted