Ask Father: Should Catholics refrain from reading horoscopes?

Dear friend in Christ,


Yes! Thanks so much for asking this question. Catholics should NEVER read horoscopes (or have anything to do with psychics, fortune tellers, mediums, séances, astrology, tarot cards, spells or magic of any kind). They may seem harmless but there’s nothing fun about them. Here’s why.


It’s normal and natural to want to know what will happen in the future. It’s part of being human. Believing in God requires faith. Faith is trusting without proof, especially trusting that God will take care of us in the future. T