A reader writes: “I have a question about whether it is alright to pray with a rosary made of crystals? A Carmelite order in the USA, the Sisters of Carmel, offers a custom rosary making service and it is possible to select semi-precious stones like amethyst or jade for a beautiful and unique rosary. Is there anything dangerous or New Age about praying with such a rosary?” Read the rest…
MG asks: “What does the Catholic Church say about the mathematical evidence in the design of the pyramids, having to do with creation of our universe, judgment and time as we know it? Also the healing evidence of persons and nature around a pyramid? Is it against the church to use pyramids for plant and bodily healing as long as Our Lord is our foundation?”
The month of February promises to be a real boon for astrologers who are already making all kinds of outlandish predictions about the impact of this Saturday’s lunar eclipse – and the solar eclipse scheduled for later this month.
TP writes: “I have been wanting to learn more about the gemstones in the Bible. But I’m questioning when I start to search online there’s a lot of new age things. Is it wrong as a Christian to want to study gemstones and if they have any healing properties for us?”
MV writes: “I laughed out loud when I read the title of an article that blood type determines personality. I did not read the article because it sounded absolutely ridiculous. Have you heard of this nonsense? Could you please discuss it and warn others?”
The culture continues to embrace the occult in ever more creative ways. This popular UK news site is recommending that females can have their “luckiest year ever” by resorting to magic spells, superstitions and rituals.
BC asks: “Can you tell me if the KonMari Method of tidying up is safe for a Christian?”