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WHY I’M BECOMING CATHOLIC (From an Ex-Protestant)

Been expecting this! She is an amazing young woman who found herself inching toward the Catholic Church for some time – just because she was searching for truth, not expecting to find what she found. And truth is what led … Continue reading

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BreakPoint: Uju Ekeocha and the Battle for Life in Africa

Uju Ekeocha is a hero of Africa, a hero of the Pro-Life movement and a hero of mine. She has an amazing story and is fearless in the face of Pro-Death forces around the world.  She is awesome. The Danish … Continue reading

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Mine…

They may just be ashes, but Fr. Mike points out that what they represent goes far beyond mere dust of the earth. With a simple cross on the forehead, we are recognizing that we are far from perfect, but that … Continue reading

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Happy St. Valentine’s Day – And, By The Way, It’s Also Ash Wednesday

Lent is a time for atonement:    AT – ONE – MENT:  Time to work toward becoming ONE IN JESUS… A lot of us are conflicted by the fact that Ash Wednesday – a day of fasting and abstaining  – … Continue reading

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Motivation to Go to Catholic Mass

One of the bare minimums of being Catholic… You may have heard priests or devout Catholics say something like, “If only people knew what was happening at Mass, they’d be more willing to go.” That may be true, but in … Continue reading

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A Quick Guide To Lent

So, what’s Lent and what are all of the “special” days? This should help…

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Signs of Our Time – Archbishop Fulton Sheen

He could be talking today… You cannot drive out the Devil with Beelzebub Originally broadcast in 1954. How are we in today’s time?

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Hell Is For Real

Why is there a Hell? Why does God send people there? How do we know that He doesn’t send people there? Free will.

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Sign Petition Against Posting of Videos Instructing How To Desecrate The Holy Eucharist!

911 alert. Please all Catholics go to America Needs Fatima website and sign petition against posting of UTube videos which show and instruct in the desecration of our Sacred Host which is the True Body, Blood ,Soul and Divinity of … Continue reading

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Millennials

“As a demographic cohort, “Millennials” are the last generation to have been born in the twentieth century. By conventional assessment, they are agile with technology, shaped by social media, self-absorbed, fixed in the moment and ignorant of history, morally immature … Continue reading

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What About The Orans Posture During The Our Father At Mass?

You’re at Mass, and the Lord’s Prayer is coming up. You fold your hands in the “prayer” position. Everybody else follows the actions of the presiding priest and holds their arms and hands extended and open (the Orans posture). You … Continue reading

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The Feast Of The Presentation

Lk 2:34 “and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be contradicted”  

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Prayerful Typology

The New Testament is hidden in the Old, and the Old Testament is revealed in the New. To try to understand Holy Scripture without understanding the Old Testament is a fool’s errand. The Hebrew Scriptures are necessary – if they … Continue reading

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Church History

Here is a great “high level” timeline of Church history, starting at 33 AD and proceeding all the way up to 2017. Interesting all of the things we (the Church, the Body of Christ on Earth) have gone through to … Continue reading

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