Tag Archives: Catechism of the Catholic Church

Handing on the faith

A few years ago a friend of mine who was an atheist, and pretty much unchurched in her background, asked if she could go to Mass with me. Remaining cool, calm and collected on the outside, I answered in my … Continue reading

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Another version of my conversion story

I posted a brief version of my conversion story on the About Me page a while back. But during a conversation here on the blog someone (Hi, Lauretta!) asked me what drew me to Catholicism. I don’t know if she … Continue reading

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Why does the Year of Faith last 410 days instead of 365?

(A post for the Year of Faith) Several people have asked this question: Why does the Year of Faith last 410 days instead of 365? Answer: Part of being Catholic is learning to think with the mind of the Church. She … Continue reading

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Stayin’ Alive, Spiritually Alive, that is: Keeping The Precepts of the Church

(A post for the Year of Faith.) There are only five precepts of the Church and every Catholic should know them. Let’s take a look at them as found in the Catechism, second edition, Part 3, Section 1, Chapter 3, … Continue reading

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Always Room for Another Resource, Or Three

Recently I found three really interesting pages that I want to share with you: Catholic Cross Reference, Online Catholic Library and a page on the Church Fathers at the St Paul Center for Biblical Theology. I added the first two to the … Continue reading

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