Ask Father/Bishop

How can I best share my faith with others?

Q: Where I work, there are a number of former and nonpracticing Catholics as well as some who grew up with no connection to organized religion. As an active and faithful Catholic, how can I best share my faith with them and others? How can I be a better witness…

Why does the church say birth control is wrong?

Shouldn’t a couple have the right to determine how many children they have? By Father Cal Christiansen Q: I attended a mission recently where the missionary priest said that anyone who practices artificial birth control is committing a mortal sin. I don’t agree with the church on this issue and…

Can divorced Catholics receive Communion?

The issue of divorce can be a source of confusion and pain for many Catholics By Father Cal Christiansen Q: My husband and I recently divorced after 23 years of marriage. After being married in the Catholic Church our relationship started out strong, but as the years went by we…