Why You Should Ponder Your Death

2 Views· 08/21/23
GOODCRAFT
GOODCRAFT
Subscribers
0

Friends, death is a topic most of us try to avoid. So, why does Catholicism teach we should meditate regularly on our death?

On today’s episode of “The Word on Fire Show,” Brandon Vogt and I discuss the ancient Christian practice of memento mori (remember your death), and how Christ solves the four problems that death poses to each of us: identity, futility, loss, and the end of earthly joys.

A listener asks, what should Catholics think about near death experiences and stories?

00:00 | Intro
01:22 | Bishop elected to October Synod
03:03 | Memento Mori
05:30 | Why do we push death to the peripheries?
08:35 | Media's portrayal of death
11:28 | The Bible’s ultimate message about death
15:43 | The problem of identity
16:55 | The problem of futility
19:49 | The problem of loss
22:33 | The problem of earthly joys
25:10 | How should we prepare for death?
26:30 | Listener question
28:43 | New book - "Understanding the Hillbilly Thomist" by Fr. Damian Ference

———SHOW NOTES———

“Understanding the Hillbilly Thomist” - https://bit.ly/3KCA9eB

“Remember Death” - https://amzn.to/3OtfkTZ

“The Soul’s Upward Yearning” - https://amzn.to/3qvQv1J

———WATCH———

Subscribe to this Channel: https://bit.ly/3nL6bMU
Word on Fire Institute Channel: https://bit.ly/43jgnga
Word on Fire en Español Channel: https://bit.ly/2uFowjl

———WORD ON FIRE———

Word on Fire: https://www.wordonfire.org/
Word on Fire Institute: https://wordonfire.institute/
FREE Daily Gospel Reflections (English or Español): https://dailycatholicgospel.com/

———SOCIAL MEDIA———

Bishop Barron Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Sn2XgD
Bishop Barron Facebook: https://bit.ly/2Sltef5
Bishop Barron Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Hkz6yQ

Word on Fire Instagram: https://bit.ly/39sGNyZ
Word on Fire Facebook: https://bit.ly/2HmpPpW
Word on Fire Twitter: https://bit.ly/2UKO49h

Word on Fire en Español Instagram: https://bit.ly/38mqofD
Word on Fire en Español Facebook: https://bit.ly/2SlthaL
Word on Fire en Español Twitter: https://bit.ly/38n3VPt

———SUPPORT WORD ON FIRE———

Donate: https://www.wordonfire.org/donate/
Word on Fire Store: https://store.wordonfire.org/
Pray: https://bit.ly/2vqU7Ft

Show more

 0 Comments sort   Sort By