July 2011

Catholic Convert Stories

July 18, 2011

If you like to read Catholic Convert Stories, there are now hundreds of exciting journeys to read. I have hundreds on my Catholic Convert page here and I just found another interesting site with stories from many different religions and traditions. You can see Why I’m Catholic here. Please add your story to the list! [...]

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Wearing the Rosary as a Necklace

July 16, 2011

ROME, JUNE 14, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: I have seen people wear the rosary as a necklace and, in fact, I had a fifth-grader ask me during CCD if that was a sin. I told her that I didn’t believe [...]

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Gay Catholic and Doing Fine

July 14, 2011

This is an excellent testimony from a man who deals with homosexuality. What a great story! Read the blog post here and pass it along.

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Love of Rosary; Distracted while Praying

July 14, 2011

From a Sister in Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist in Ann Arbor Michigan. Incredible group of holy sisters. This order is growing by leaps and bounds. SISTER MARY KATE, 18: We pray the rosary at the same time every day at the Dominican Sisters of Mary, [...]

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Family Vacation & Island Running with my Son and Son-in-Law

July 13, 2011

We are on a short family vacation up North in Michigan about 4 hours north of our homes. Great to be with our kids and grandkids for a few days without all the pressures of daily life. Swimming, rafting, visiting Janet’s family, many of who live up here, and visiting fantastic Catholic sites and even [...]

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Sunday Morning in Ancient Times, Part II

July 10, 2011

Tuesday morning I will be discussing Part II of The Mass of the Early Church at 7:00 EST on Relevant Radio. Were the first Christians Baptists in their worship, or were they Catholics? Did they consider the Eucharist a simple meal or a sacrifice? You can listen on-line at www.RelevantRadio.com. For my article and story [...]

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You Won’t Believe How Cute! My Granddaugher with Virgin Mary

July 10, 2011

Enjoy this incredible unplanned video! Share it with family and friends who will sure enjoy it.

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Hot Bike Ride thru the Woods

July 10, 2011

Even though it was 92 degrees, my son Jesse and I took off riding our bikes together. We headed down the country dirt roads to the Cherry Hill Nature Preserve. It is a mature hilly forest with rugged trails. We raced around through the trails at a pace to get a good work put. Riding [...]

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What’s all the Fuss about Mary?

July 10, 2011

Sent by Leonard Alt: Although it most certainly was not true of the early Protestant reformers, it is true for many Protestants today that emphasis on Mary takes away from the centrality of Jesus.  The concept that Marian teachings actually and ultimately points to Jesus is a foreign one to them. Rev. Charles Dickson, a [...]

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Why is it UnChristian NOT to Judge?

July 9, 2011

Read this interesting and perceptive article here.

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Are Mormons Right on Total Apostasy of the Church?

July 9, 2011

The basis for Mormon theology is the concept of the Great Apostasy. This theory states that the Church fell off the tracks and rolled down the hill as soon as it shot out of the first century. It was not restored until Joseph Smith came along in the 1800′s. This is also held in some [...]

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Final Corapi Update

July 8, 2011

Unless some big news happens, this will be my last post about Corapi. He’s become a rambling, broken, disobedient, lonely old man in a midlife crisis. In my estimation his collapse is no longer worthy news and of little interest. It is too sad to watch — like watching helplessly as a man refuses help [...]

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Gay Scientists Isolate the Christian Gene

July 8, 2011

New hope to eliminate or cure the Christian gene

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12 Words that sound like something other than they mean

July 8, 2011

Hilarious Look at Funny Sounding Catholic Words (add your own)

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Gaga over Gaga

July 8, 2011

A Cultural Dissection by my friend Liz Lev: Who’s Judas? Who’s Lady Gaga? Whatever qualms about form and meaning that contemporary art might raise, at least Calatrava and Arnaldo Pomodoro can lay some claim to the hard-earned title of artist. This week I was confronted with another use of the title, the pop star. While [...]

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Congressman Explains How We Should Think About Islam

July 8, 2011

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