Category Archives: Catholic History

COMING HOME! My Conversion Story Into Catholicism (From an Ex-Protestant)

She hates Catholicism. It’s completely wrong. It’s not Christian. Its pagan. And she’s being accepted into the Church this Easter… The FULL story with all the details of why I’m converting to become Catholic! This was a process of years … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Fishers Of Men

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Talk On “Mary” by Steve Ray

This is an amazing perspective on Mary. Steve Ray has a way of making things crystal clear! “Mary, in whom the Lord himself has just made his dwelling, is the daughter of Zion in person, the Ark of the Covenant, … Continue reading

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Where Is The Mass In The Bible?

Many people don’t think that the Mass is biblical. Actually, the Mass is all over the Bible – and is made up OF the Bible. You just have to know how to recognize it… The New Testament is hidden in … Continue reading

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A Characteristic Of Any Decaying Civilization…

  “It is a characteristic of any decaying civilization that the great masses of the people are unconscious of the tragedy. Humanity in a crisis is generally insensitive to the gravity of the times in which it lives. Men do … Continue reading

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Week Of Prayer For Christian Unity

This morning, as I was driving back from Planned Parenthood in the city 40 miles south of me, I was listening to “Go Ask Your Father” on Relevant Radio when the subject of the “Week Of Prayer For Christian Unity” … Continue reading

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