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Where is that in the Bible?

Have you ever been asked, “Why do Catholics…. Where is that in the Bible?” Here’s a Bible Cheat Sheet, in PDF format, listing doctrines and where they can be found in Sacred Scripture. – (Dr. Taylor Marshall’s Apologetics Bible Sheet) … Continue reading

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Saints

Some folks mistake the Catholic practice of praying to the saints as “dead people worship“.  They believe that Catholics treat “dead people” as gods, and that we put other gods before the One, True God. They say that God is a … Continue reading

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Hod Fast To The Traditions…

Considering, of course, that there was no New Testament when Paul said this…

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All Things Unholy

Happy Feast Of St. Francis Of Assisi… who was all things unholy… And look how he ended up… We all have hope.

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Praying To Dead People?

Earlier today, I saw this exchange on a Twitter feed: I say this in love: Nowhere in the Bible does it say to pray to dead saints or Mary. We are to pray to our Father in heaven in Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Be One…

It’s what Jesus wants… Jn 17:11 And now I will no longer be in the world, but they are in the world, while I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them in your name that you have given me, … Continue reading

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A Prayer In Honor Of Mary’s Birthday

Dear Blessed Mother, You are amazing – pure and immaculate from the time of your conception on into eternity. You love me more than my own earthly mother – not an easy task, but true just the same. You are … Continue reading

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All…

All Sacred Scripture, all history, all love, all truth, all existence points to, and can be summed up in, one word: Eucharist As Catholics, we really DO walk by faith and not by sight… BK

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5 REASONS WHY the Catholic Church is the TRUE CHURCH

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What Every Catholic Needs To Hear Right Now

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Time To Leave The Church?

Lots of ugly things going on right now. Interestingly, some people have decided that they have had enough. They say they will never step inside a Catholic Church again. This makes no sense. Priests and bishops who commit atrocities condemn themselves, … Continue reading

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How Beautiful…

I will not abandon the Fulness of Truth just because somebody doesn’t live according to the truth that I love… Christ did not abandon me. I will not abandon Him.

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That They Be One…

Many, if not most, of us are separated from loved ones – parents, children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters, nieces, nephews, friends, aunts uncles, cousins, etc. – either by long distance or by death. Sometimes for a short while and sometimes for … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI: Maximus the Confessor on Gethsemane and the Mystery of Redemption

Originally posted on Enlarging the Heart:
Pope Benedict is discussing the teaching of Maximus the Confessor (c.580-662) that Christ possessed a human and a divine will (as was subsequently taught by the Third Council of Constantinople in 680-681 after Maximus…

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