LL asks: “There is so much spiritual confusion out there! People are blending all kinds of beliefs and practices, Christian, Hindu, New Age. How are we supposed to tell what’s Christian and what isn’t without having to read the catechism from front cover to back?”
GD writes: “I am so tired of being lured into the season’s so-called “hit” movies for kids, only to get there and find out that they are filled with New Agey ideas, violence, bad language, etc. Is The Grinch okay for kids to see or should we take a pass on it?”
Thanks to an astute reader of our blog, we were alerted to the fact that there is a strong connection between the online gaming sensation, Minecraft, and the enormously popular Slenderman Internet meme that has been linked to attempted murder and other violence by teens.
Law enforcement in numerous countries are warning parents about an icon representing a mysterious new “suicide game” known as Momo that has been added to the wildly popular Minecraft game.
SMB: “Can you please tell me what scapulars have been approved by the Church?”
As if the Catholic faithful don’t have enough to worry about these days, scammers posing as priests are sending emails to parishioners requesting iTunes or other expensive gift cards that the “priest” claims are needed for people on his sick call list.