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We Need to Pray

We Need to Pray

The priest who performed our mass last night had just returned from visiting his family in Southern Nigeria. While he was there, he performed a mass in the northern part of that country. His description of Northern Nigeria was startling. Because the terrorism has become so prevalent in that part of Nigeria, everyone going into […]

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January 07 ~ Catholic Bashing

January 07 ~ Catholic Bashing

  As a former Protestant Evangelical, I’ve heard a lot of Catholic bashing. But, for me, it made me want to learn about the Catholic Church for myself. Evangelical Protestant churches are filled to the brim with “Mary-ologists” and “experts” on the Catholic Church, many of whom have never set foot in a Catholic Church. […]

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February 05 ~ Catholic Church

February 05 ~ Catholic Church

  For me, the best part of belonging to the Catholic Church is knowing that it is where I am supposed to be. As an ex-Protestant and ex-Evangelical, I was always confused about who was right. The Baptists were rigid, and the Episcopalian Church that I attended was dead. (Everyone but me was over 75, […]

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Catholicism is often Misunderstood

Catholicism is often Misunderstood

“Most people don’t hate what the Catholic Church teaches. . . they hate what they think the Catholic Church teaches.”  (Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen) Before I became a Catholic, I was an evangelical, fundamentalist Protestant.  Though I had always felt drawn to the Catholic Church, I was married and divorced twice to Protestant men while […]

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Why I am a Catholic

Why I am a Catholic

I converted to the Catholic Religion because I had wanted to since I was a small child.  I loved the church’s mystery, liturgy, rituals, sights and smells.  Everything was sacred and special, from genuflecting and bowing before the crucifix to making the sign of the cross to participating in the liturgy to confession to the […]

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