The Word Among Us

June 2019 Issue

God Treasures Me, Delights in Me, . . .

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Winning the Spiritual Battle

He was a murderer from the beginning and does not stand in truth, because there is no truth in him. (John 8:44) More »

Jesus Has Won the Victory

The Church teaches that Satan was at first a good angel, made by God: “The devil and the other demons . . . became evil by their own doing.” (391) More »

A God of Faithfulness and Mercy

Think about all the images of God that exist in the world. There’s the meticulous accountant weighing our every sin against our attempts to do good. More »

Special Feature

Conversion by Degrees

The city of Juárez, Mexico, is called the sister city of El Paso, Texas. It’s just south of the US border, and the two cities appear to merge on a map. More »

The Year of New Habits

For some reason not yet entirely clear to me, I began my conversion just a couple of years ago. Although I remember hearing the term “conversion” in church, I never thought it applied to me. “Convert,” I thought, is what non-Catholics do when they join the Church. More »

Who Wants a Donut?

The kids were being naughty in church—very naughty. Our three-year-old daughter kept asking irrelevant questions loudly during silences, lying across the pews and resisting correction. Did she actually enjoy using her budding social awareness to embarrass us in public? We had to wonder. More »