Monthly Archives: November 2014

Happy New Year!

Yes!  It is the “New Year” liturgically speaking!  Today is the First Sunday of Advent.  Like the Last Sunday After Pentecost (Traditional lectionary) last week, we are again drawn to think upon the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. Our priest reminds … Continue reading

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Novena to the Immaculate Conception

NOVENA TO THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION It is time to pray the Novena to the Immaculate Conception – I hope you will join me in praying this for the next 9 days, culminating on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception (on … Continue reading

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Jesus Is God

    Last weeks Mass readings on Christ the King reminded me of a discussion I had with a close relative who doubted Jesus’ divinity because Jesus Himself never claimed to be God in the Scriptures. At the time I … Continue reading

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End of the Year As We Know It

It’s the end of the year as we know it!  That’s right, last Sunday was the Last Sunday After Pentecost – the final Sunday in the Liturgical Year.  This coming Sunday will be the First Sunday in Advent.  The traditional … Continue reading

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Prayer Request from Dave Armstrong

I humbly ask the readers of CathApol to pray for Dave Armstrong’s mother.  She is very ill and has undergone risky surgery today.  Here is the request he posted to Facebook yesterday: EXTREMELY URGENT PRAYER REQUEST: MY MOTHER LOIS, 89: … Continue reading

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Ice Bucket Challenge

I just saw this on Facebook and had to share! The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums hosted by A.C.T.S. the American Catholic Truth Society. http://www.americancatholictruthsociety.com

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Windsor on Swan on Brumley on Bouyer

James Swan, in a recent article, presents a critique of a posting in the Catholic Answers Forum on Martin Luther or more specifically Louis Bouyer’s book The Spirit and Forms of Protestantism.  In my humble opinion while I do appreciate … Continue reading

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