EUTHANASIA: MURDERING THE SICK – The 5th Commandment, pt. 3

Video #11 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
“You Shall Not Kill”


Many refer to Euthanasia as “Mercy Killing”, “Death with Dignity” asserting a person’s “‘Right’ to Die”.

Fr. Bill discusses how Euthanasia is actually a grave offense against the Ten Commandments, a violation of Human Dignity, which may deprive the sick of the greatest blessing they may be receiving within their own lifetime.

SUICIDE: MURDERING THE SELF – The 5th Commandment, pt. 2

Video #10 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
“You Shall Not Kill”


How does Suicide violate the 5th Commandment, “Thou Shall Not Kill”? What is Christianity’s response to the act of Killing Ones-self?

Fr. Bill discusses the very sensitive topic of Suicide and its relation to the Ten Commandments, as well as how the Catholic Church intervenes for the souls of those who have taken their own lives.

KILLING: A Simple Definition – The 5th Commandment, pt. 1

Video #9 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
“You Shall Not Kill”

There is more to the 5th Commandment than simply “killing”. Fr. Bill discusses the essence of the Commandment and the criteria in determining a violation – criteria that has ramifications for some very hot-button social issues for Modern Social Conscience.

PASSING ON THE FAITH – The 4th Commandment, pt. 2

“Honor Your Father and Your Mother that you may have a long life in the land which the Lord, your God, is giving you.”

The 4th Commandment – “Honor Your Father and Your Mother” – entails more than simply “being nice” to one’s parents. In the most ideal circumstances it has ramifications for the survival of the faith from one generation to the next.

“HONOR” not “LOVE” – the 4th Commandment

Video #7 – The Ten Commandments
“Honor your Father and Your Mother”


Fr. Bill discusses the 4th Commandment – “Honor your Father and you Mother…” – in light of the importance of the role of parents in the upbringing of children, the maintenance of the Family and the survival of civilization.

A CALL TO FREEDOM – The 3rd Commandment

Video #6 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
“Keep Holy the Sabbath [Lord’s] Day”

The 3rd Commandment is more than just a call to rest. Fr. Bill discusses how the Commandment ties into the Hebrew experience of Exodus and our Christian call to celebrate both Creation and the Resurrection.

MORE THAN JUST CUSSING – The 2nd Commandment

Video #5 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
“You shall not take the name of the Lord, your God in vain…”

Jesus declares Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit to be the one Unforgivable Sin and God declared that Taking the Lord’s name in Vain would NOT go unpunished.

Fr. Bill discusses both the Second Commandment and the Words of Jesus and how they are violated today when people “take the Lord’s Name in vain”.

NOT SEEING IS BELIEVING – The 1st Commandment, pt 3

Video #4 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
“You Shall not make unto me a graven image…”

What constitutes “a graven image”?

Fr. Bill discusses the third part of the First of the Ten Commandments, and how making God into a “graven image” is still as relevant today as it was to the Hebrew People.

POST-MYTHOLOGICAL PAGANISM – The 1st Commandment, pt 2

Video #3 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
“You shall have no other gods . . .”

Fr. Bill discusses the paganism of today and how the second part of the First Commandment still applies to the modern, post-mythological world.

YOU ARE NOT GOD – The 1st Commandment, pt 1

Video #2 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
“I am the Lord, your God. . . “

The First Commandment can be divided into three parts which the Catholic tradition combines into one commandment. Fr. Bill breaks down the First Commandment over three videos.