Monthly Archives: August 2016

Tradition and Authority

Catholic states: In your worldview if one has a different understanding even on eternal matters of truth as in matters of faith and/or doctrine then they are the ones who must be wrong.  That makes YOU the ultimate authority, the pillar and … Continue reading

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Welcome Dana!

Welcome Dana Acly!   Dana and I go back a few years on the Catholic Debate Forum and BattleACTS.  I’ve always appreciated his contributions and he is a welcome contributor here!AMDG, Scott<<< The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums … Continue reading

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The Strange Case of the Pilgrimage Site in a Pennsylvania Ghost Town

I found this to be an interesting article so I thought I would share it. http://www.ncregister.com/blog/joseph-pronechen/church-dedicated-to-the-blessed-virgin-mary-in-near-ghost-town-named-holy-p 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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Luther on the Eucharist

Many Protestants reject the concept of the Real Presence of Jesus Christ with regard to the Eucharist, or as they refer to it more often “The Lord’s Supper” or “Holy Communion” (we, Catholics, do use those terms too on occasion, … Continue reading

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Ledecky – Lifelong Catholic

Well, she’s only 19!  Still her whole life has been in the Catholic faith – and that faith is very important to her.  In a recent interview she said:  ““My Catholic faith is very important to me. It always has … Continue reading

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The Cassock

The cassock is black because it symbolizes that it is no longer the man who became a priest living within it, but Christ who lives within the priest.  He has died to his old self and anything which might separate … Continue reading

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Simone Biles – Makes Time for Mass

http://aleteia.org/2016/08/07/simone-biles-is-busy-seeking-gold-but-still-manages-to-make-mass/?ru=593998cb83d69a79ecced8abbcc91524  While training for gold, Simone still makes it to Mass and keeps a rosary in her bag, “just in case.”  🙂 Congrats to the Olympic Champion!  Thanks for sharing too! The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums … Continue reading

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