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The Pornification of Our Culture

This is something that has been on my mind for years. It wasn’t until recently that more solid information came my way that I decided I needed to put this down into words. The way in which our culture is on a downward spiral into destruction needs to be addressed. Looking at this massive and […]

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Indulgences

“The doctrine and practice of indulgences in the Church are closely linked to the sacrament of Penance. What is an indulgence? An indulgence is a remission before God of the temporal punishment due to sins whose guilt has already been forgiven, which the faithful Christian who is duly disposed gains under certain prescribed conditions through […]

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Accommodating Jesus

Therefore many of His disciples, when they heard this said, “This is a difficult statement; who can listen to it?”  – John 6:60 Being a person of faith is not easy. Nor should it be. Too often we try to make the faith fit our lives, when in reality, it should be the other way […]

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Immersed in Grace

In a recent post, “The Struggle is Real,” one of our writers gave a very clear and informative overview of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, powerfully outlining the difference between a mortal sin and a venial sin, and explaining that confession is a powerful way to exorcise our guilt over our own sinfulness in order to […]

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The Struggle is Real

Confession. Some people go to it daily. Others cringe at the very mention of the word. As Catholics, we are required to confess our sins to a priest so that we can receive the Eucharist. I would first like to share a story about my experience with confession. I remember being young and going to […]

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