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Life Is Hard…

… Living it in faith is a lot harder. There is no question, life is difficult. It’s challenging. It’s even more difficult to live it the way God wants us to live it. It’s so much easier to just do … Continue reading

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Fr. Spitzer’s Universe – 2019-09-04 – The Purpose and Benefit of the Catholic Church

Fr. Spitzer’s Universe Fr. Robert Spitzer and Doug Keck discuss the purpose and benefit of the Church relationship, worship, learning, and service.   3:30 minute mark: Elon Musk: Global population collapse,   5:15 minute mark: Expansion on global population collapse … Continue reading

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I Have A Question – 3

When Jesus gave the apostles the power to forgive or retain sins, was He lying, confused or…? “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I send you. And when he had said this, he breathed … Continue reading

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For Lent – An Examination of Conscience Based On The Ten Commandments

As a reminder for the season of Lent… And for a really comprehensive list of sins, click listofsins-PDF Lent is a time for serious reflection, sacrifice, discipline, penance and renewal. One of the things that helps us with all of those … Continue reading

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When Judas Betrayed Jesus…

One of the things that has been going through my head this morning is how Judas betrayed Jesus and some of the things that did NOT come from that act of betrayal. But first, what was that betrayal? It was … Continue reading

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What Happens When We Commit Mortal Sin?

Can we receive the Eucharist when we are in the state of mortal sin? How do we know if we are in a state of mortal sin? I was told that receiving the sacrament of the Eucharist while in a … Continue reading

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Confession…

…It’s good for the soul…

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Confession… Praying While In Mortal Sin… Fr.Mike Schmitz

Father Mike Schmitz provides great explanations on how and why to confess and on the nature of sin. He explains how praying and going to confession are not our approaches to God, but God’s approaches to us. We never need … Continue reading

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Why Do Catholics Confess Their Sins To A Priest?

Jimmy Akin explains why we confess our sins to a priest, as well as what the tearing of Temple’s Veil represents. Also, check out the following Bible verses – it’s Biblical! Matthew 9:2-8 Mark 2:5-12 Son of man has authority … Continue reading

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Sr. Chiara Joan Meets Mercy

Now is a great time to go to confession…

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For Lent – An Examination of Conscience Based On The Ten Commandments

Lent is a time for serious reflection, sacrifice, discipline, penance and renewal. One of the things that helps us with all of those things is the Sacrament of Reconciliation (confession). Some of us don’t take advantage of this Sacrament very … Continue reading

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Confession Explained

Why do Catholics confess to a priest? Why do Catholics confess to a priest? Can’t they just go straight to Jesus? If you’re Catholic and don’t know the answer, or if you’re not sure why Catholics do this, check out … Continue reading

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