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If it doesn’t feel wrong, then it’s right, right?

(Note: I’m presenting an argument in this post and I think I have the right answer, but I’m not 100% beyond a shadow of a doubt sure. I’m inviting friendly debate because I really am seeking the truth.) How many … Continue reading

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The Mass, Salvation and the Sacraments, Baptism, Part 2

This is part of a continuing series of posts on the Mass, salvation and the sacraments. Acknowledgments may be found at the end of this post. (Part 1) (Part 2) (Part 3) (Part 4) (Part 5) Why do we get … Continue reading

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The Mass, Salvation and the Sacraments – Baptism, Part 1

The following is Part 5 in a continuing series on the Church, salvation and the Sacraments. We’re beginning our exploration of the Sacraments themselves and where better to begin than with Baptism, the Sacrament by which we become members of … Continue reading

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Who, sir? Me, sir? A catechist?!

Well, I’m not a catechist. Not yet, anyway. But I’ve been grousing about the deplorable state of catechesis in our parishes for a long time now and my theologian friend asked me today, “Why don’t you do it?” Do what, … Continue reading

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Handing on the faith and dropping the ball

I have a friend in RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) and I can feel the frustration growing. It’s a good thing she’s an avid reader; I’ve given her some Catholic books and every time I see her, she’s … Continue reading

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