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The Case for Purgatory

Non-Catholic Christians are often skeptical about certain teachings of the Catholic Church.  One teaching commonly under scrutiny is Purgatory.  Non-Catholic Christians argue that since Jesus made the ultimate sacrifice of death on the cross and conquered our eternal death, making it possible for us to join God in eternal life, therefore Purgatory is unnecessary.  Jesus […]

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Benchwarmers

We see them. We see them every Sunday sitting on the pew during Communion. In fact, most of us have been in their position before. They sit there quietly, while everyone around them get up to partake in receiving the Eucharist. We all pretend we don’t notice them while we excuse ourselves climbing over them […]

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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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Lenten Fast Masterpost: 70 Ideas To Give/Take Up

The penitential season of Lent is fast upon us, which means that the main question on everyone’s mind is what to give up for the next 40 days. This is a difficult decision for most Catholics because we are often tempted to give up things like chocolate or fast food. While those are good things […]

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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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