Monthly Archives: February 2014

Holding Hands

Today I would like to talk about our posture and gestures during the celebration of the Mass.   The General Instruction of the Roman Missal directs us on what we should be doing during the different parts of the Mass.  This … Continue reading

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Onanism v. Homosexuality

After a bit of a discussion on Triablogue, (TB), the comparison of Onanism (Gen. 38:8-10) to homosexuality (Lev. 18:22) came up.  The original presenter of the article (Steve Hays, who remained silent during the comments, at least thus far) presented … Continue reading

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Go To Confession! Pope Francis encouraging everyone to go to the Sacrament of Penance (Confession).  It is the gift of Grace to God’s People. The Holy Father spoke of the healing available in the sacrament of reconciliation at his Feb. 19 audience: … Continue reading

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Ellen Page Comes Out

So, “news” presents us with 26 year old actress, Ellen Page “coming out” as a homosexual.  Why is this “newsworthy?”  I do not condemn Ms. Page – and I hope she does not condemn me for being Catholic, not that … Continue reading

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Judge Not?

When we hear someone say, “Judge not, lest ye be judged,” it is often in the context of a Christian pointing out sin or the sinful acts of others and someone coming to the defense of the “others” and/or the … Continue reading

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Did Matthew Write the Gospel of Matthew?

A continuing discussion going on in the Catholic Debate Forum, I thought I’d share here too.  Feel free to add your comments… > Mike (to Ferde): JohnR doesn’t need to answer your challenge. sw: “Need” is not the right word…  … Continue reading

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Virtual Tour of the Sistine Chapel An absolutely amazing virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel! The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums hosted by A.C.T.S. the American Catholic Truth Society.

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