Monthly Archives: March 2011


There were five houses of religion in a small Florida town: A Presbyterian Church, a Baptist Church, a Methodist Church, a Catholic Church, and a Jewish Synagogue. All of them were overrun with pesky squirrels.  One day, the Presbyterian Church … Continue reading

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Solemnity of the Annunciation

Icon of the Annunciation Today, Friday March 25, 2011 is the Feast Day of the Annunciation of our Lord – which is a solemnity.  A solemnity is the highest ranking feast in the liturgical calendar.  Essentially it is like a … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Faith

The following is a response to the combox under “Is Jesus a Door?”  The response got too big to continue in the combox, so I have made a new article of my reply… Scott: Let’s not try to use “typical” … Continue reading

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To Be Deep In History

I write this article in response to Keith Mathison’s article of the same title.  In Mathison’s article he states: Cardinal Newman recognized the obvious difference between the current Roman Church and the early church. He was too deep in history … Continue reading

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Eastern Catholic Miraculous Icons

In keeping with the miracles of the Eucharist series, the video above shows miraculous icons of the Eastern Catholic Church. Accompanied by Kyivan Chant “Behold the Bridegroom Cometh.” The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums hosted by A.C.T.S. … Continue reading

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Miracle at Lanciano

Lanciano, Italy gets its name from the centurion, Longinus, who pierced the side of our Lord while He hung on the Cross.  “Lanciano” means “the lance.”  It is said that Longinus had poor eyesight, and after piercing the side of … Continue reading

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Mary, Mother of GOD, is No Doormat–Part One, Scripture

Something needs to be said.  I hope Scott doesn’t mind too much, if I jump in here. The Blessed Virgin Mary is definitely not a doormat.  She was and is a beautiful, obedient, servant of God, both the Father and her … Continue reading

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