Why a devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus?

Dear Theologika, Why is there this big devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus? Don’t people realize that Jesus loves them unconditionally? Dear Unconditionally, Unfortunately, many people don’t experience unconditional love when they are growing up. Sometimes they can...

Why do Catholics worship the Virgin Mary?

Dear Theologika, Why do Catholics worship the Virgin Mary? Wondering Dear Wondering, This is a common misunderstanding of the devotion Catholics have for Mary the Mother of God. Catholics do not worship the Virgin Mary. Catholics, like other Christians, only worship...

What does “incarnate” or “incarnation” mean?

Dear Theologika, In the new translation of the Nicene Creed at Mass we say that Word of God “became incarnate of the virgin Mary.” What does “incarnate” or “incarnation” mean? Puzzled Dear Puzzled, The answer to your question is laid out in two passages from...