Category Archives: Sacraments

What Does Baptism Do

What does baptism do?  We know through Scripture that baptism makes us members of the Body of Christ.   “For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, slaves or free persons, and we were … Continue reading

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Ten Areas of Deception of Catholics Part IV

I have now dealt with five of the “Ten Areas of Deception” in my previous three posts: Part I, dealt with the first 2 “deceptions”, Part II dealt with the third “deception, followed by Part III dealt with some of … Continue reading

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God-parents

A few days ago I was asked by a friend what I thought of the fact that one of her family members was refused baptism for their child because they wanted to have their brother, a baptized and confirmed Catholic … Continue reading

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Taking White to Task

In an “All Roman” edition of James White’s Dividing Line program, as you can probably guess, White makes a number of faux pas comments. 1) White starts with making note of the controversy between Pope Francis and Donald Trump.  In … Continue reading

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The Sacrament of Holy Matrimony

After watching a program on EWTN, I decided to rewatch and take some notes to share:  Symbolon:  Living the Faith Holy Matrimony In the Rite of Marriage, the priest asks the couple three questions that shed much light on what … Continue reading

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Who Can Forgive Sins?

In response to an earlier posting about Steve Finnel, a David Smith asks a direct question which deserves an answer.  I am posting his response to a new article so that it won’t be under automatic moderation.  Your comments accepted … Continue reading

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Priestly Celibacy

I’ve often wondered why priests weren’t allowed to get married. I mean wouldn’t they have a much better idea of what we parents have to go through with our spouses and kids? But after a little research I’ve found that … Continue reading

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