Monthly Archives: November 2012

12-21-12 – The Mayan Armageddon?

Will the Word End on December 21, 2012? With all the hype over the alleged “end” to the Mayan calendar on December 21, 2012 we’ll either continue to laugh at the above cartoon – or we won’t be around to … Continue reading

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Infused v. Imputed

Infused v. Imputed Article by Scott Windsor  This is, perhaps, the dividing line between Catholics and (especially Calvinist) Protestants when it comes to Justification.  What do these terms really mean?  Let us begin first with definitions coming from each side … Continue reading

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Miracles in the Early Church

I’ve heard the verse on Romans 10 used a few times to explain that Protestant ministers are sent by God to preach the Gospel, verse 14 says: “how shall they hear without a preacher?” showing the need for preachers.  But … Continue reading

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Purgatory Forgiveness and Petillo Part 2

Petillo has responded to my article – however, his blog keeps “moving!”  What’s up with that?  My earlier responses have ended up being linked to now “deleted” or “moved” blogs.  Petillo posted his response back in October, and here the … Continue reading

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Sacrament of Confession (Reconciliation or Penance)

In the Gospel of John, we see the power to forgive sins conferred by Jesus Christ upon the Apostles. The power to forgive sins conferred upon priests validly ordained by a bishop would play a prominent role in the life … Continue reading

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Sacred Life

Have to share another Facebook picture. The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums hosted by A.C.T.S. the American Catholic Truth Society.

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A Word about the Pope Venerable Pius XII

I am taking a seminar (a one credit college course) on Pope Pius XII.  The more I read about the man, what he wrote, and what he did, the more I admire him.  He was peaceful, just, patient, and holy.  … Continue reading

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