Why Only Hypnotists Think Jesus Was a Hypnotist

hypnosisA reader wrote to us about meeting the Miami hypnotist Todd Goodwin whose Facebook page contained a very disturbing letter in which he asserts that Jesus was a hypnotist who was using hypnosis when he performed His miracles. The reader bravely asked us for any suggestions about how to evangelize in a situation such as this.

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The Green Scapular is Church Approved

Green scapularSN asks: I ordered some green scapulars from the Apostolate of the Green Scapular  . . . I received 14 blessed scapulars that were blessed by a priest  . . . You write the name of the person on the scapular that you want to receive the blessings/conversions and place the scapular in their vicinity either knowing or unknowingly. Every day you recite their name and Immaculate Heart of Mary pray for us now and at the hour of death. They say the scapular is as only as powerful as the user believes it will work. Is this approved by the Catholic Church?”

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Understanding the Legend of Chima

chimaJA asks: “Is anyone familiar with LEGO newer sets the Legend of Chima?  My 13 year was asking for them for Christmas, but said he thought I should ‘look into’ them because a fellow student at YEAH Academy told him that they were promoting another religion and that their family didn’t have them. I couldn’t find much, other then there is something called “Chi” much like the “Force” in Star Wars which he has tons of already. . . 

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What About the Prophecies of Maria Divine Mercy?

Maria Divine MercyWe have had numerous questions over the last few months about a legitimacy of a visionary who calls herself “Maria Divine Mercy.” Referring to herself as “a Roman Catholic married mother of a young family living in Europe”, she claims to be receiving messages about the end times from the Blessed Trinity and Our Lady.

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