After returning to the Faith while studying business at University of San Diego, Richaél Lucero earned a master’s degree in theology and Christian ministry from Franciscan University of Steubenville. She strives to manifest the Lord’s command in Matthew 28:19 to “go and make disciples of all nations,” as part of the Catholic Answers marketing department and as the host of the Catholic Answers podcast Clumsy Theosis. She has also enjoyed speaking at parish events and being a part-time theology instructor at the San Diego Diocesan Institute. Richaél and her husband appreciate the expression of the mysteries of the Eastern Catholic churches and participate in the Byzantine Rite liturgy, where she sings in the choir and he is an alter server.
In order to be victorious in war, knowing one’s opponent is key. Combating sin is no different. If we want to defeat sin, we must define it, identify the root cause of it, and learn how to use the Lord’s weaponry in response to it.
Purgatory is real. On this ‘All Souls Day,’ let’s talk about it and how we can assist the Body of Christ by *remembering* the departed who wait to be fully united with God and the saints in heaven.
Scripture explains the four important roles that St. Michael the Archangel plays in the Christian life. Do you know them and how they affect you?
How this simple act of showing up and sitting in silence will never fail to reward you with graces, healing, and a deeper knowledge of God.