Tag Archives: Pope John Paul II

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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Catholic Every Moment and While I’m Voting Too

[Brief list of voting guides at the end of this post and on the new Vote page.] People have told me here at the blog, in emails, on forums, in conversations, that being Catholic has nothing to do with politics, … Continue reading

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Did you know that there is a connection between the Divine Mercy Devotion and abortion?

Don’t feel bad if you didn’t know about it. I’ve been sharing this message with people since the fall of 2009 when I first read about it and no one I’ve talked to has ever heard of it before I … Continue reading

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A strategy for winning the spiritual combat

In my most recent post, I wrote about the spiritual war against the culture of death, drawing from a talk on spiritual warfare by Dr. John Cuddeback of the Institute of Catholic Culture. Dr. Cuddeback himself draws upon others in … Continue reading

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What the world needs now is Love and Responsibility

I’ve started reading Love and Responsibility by Karol Wojtyla (later Pope John Paul II) and I’m excited about it. We need his teaching now more than ever. He knew Marxism and its soul-denying (and soul-killing) effects first hand, studying for … Continue reading

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