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    Traditional Catholic Forever - I WAS BORN A TRADITIONAL CATHOLIC AND WISH TO REMAIN SO.  I HAVE DIFFICULTY WITH ALL THE CHANGES FROM VATICAN II.  I STILL LIKE THE LATIN MASS. I...
    IRENE1920 IRENE1920 70+, F 4 Responses Jul 7, 2011

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    A Self Introduction - My name is Ray. I am a faithful roman catholic who happens also to love going barefooted as much as possible. I believe that's the way God originally...
    barefootedray barefootedray 46-50, M Dec 26, 2012

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    Lonely Trad - I am a Traditional Catholic. I made the journey from Novus Ordo Catholic to conservative NO to Indult Mass to Independent Traditional Catholic. My wife divorced me...
    Solotrad Solotrad 41-45 5 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    All My Life - I grew up in a pretty active Catholic Family. Also living from Air Base to Air Base because my father was in the military. It wasn't until I was 5 that things started...
    solafide17 solafide17 18-21 1 Response Jul 25, 2008

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    Rosary - I have found an immense inner peace in many areas of my life since I began praying the rosary. there are times when I was about to lose my sanity and yet a few minutes...
    Lifewalk2000 Lifewalk2000 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 9, 2013

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    100% traditional, I love the Latin Tridentine Mass which I have been blessed growing up going to. I believe everything the Church has traditionally taught for centuries including...
    darkanddesolate darkanddesolate 16-17, F a week ago

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    I Found the Pearl of Great Price... - My journey towards traditional Catholicism began in 2001. I was then very active in our church being a member of the choir and a youth...
    dunamissimo dunamissimo 26-30 4 Responses Jun 6, 2008

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    The Mercy Home Tapings And Me - One of the other things that Father Scott presided over were masses at Mercy Home For Boys and Girls, several of which were taped for broadcast over...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 22, 2013

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    I am a traditional Catholic wife and mom. I was born into a Catholic family and all family members including my parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nephews, and nieces. I do not...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Fr. Scott Donahue - There are priests that should never have taken the vows and priests that are what our parishioners call "people priests" - they are helpful and friendly to all...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 21, 2013

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    I Attend The Paul VI Mass - I can't get to a Tridentine Mass, but I really want to go. I try to hint to people in my parish about restoring the Tridentine Mass, but it doesn't...
    kentel kentel 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2013

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    Where Is Your Alliegance With God Or With Man? - It is in the light of this New Testament principle of spiritual Israel that Daniel speaks of the abomination of desolation the...
    HeavenlyWarrior HeavenlyWarrior 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    The Convent Blessed For The Feast Of St Thomas Aquinas - Ten Dominican Sisters have recently joined our parish and today their convent was blessed. St Thomas Aquinas is the patron...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 6 Responses Mar 7, 2012

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    EF Mass - For me the EF Mass is extremely important. I come away from the service feeling that I've really been to Mass and witnessed something truly spiritual and special. For me...
    ben1815 ben1815 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 16, 2013

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    I Am Catholic - I believe in King Jesus Christ and His Holy Catholic Church now and forevermore. Amen.
    cceerpp cceerpp 22-25 2 Responses Dec 15, 2010

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    I Am Not a Rad-trad. - I am fond of many of the traditions in the church which seem to not be upheld as important anymore, such as: receiving on the tongue frequent...
    AmILovely AmILovely 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    I Need Prayers For a Conversion - Greetings. I am requesting prayers for a single protestant to convert back to Catholicism.  They are too young to have seen the true Faith...
    MikeJay MikeJay 41-45 1 Response Aug 22, 2008

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    I am a Catholic wife and mom with traditional values in contraception and have a huge family from it. I am not on any birth control and my husband never uses a condom or pulls out...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    What is Sola scriptura? Answer: The phrase sola scriptura is from the Latin: sola having the idea of “alone,” “ground,” “base,” and the word scriptura meaning...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M Mar 17

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    I hope it is not against EP rules to post a story in two different groups. The other group ("I Love Catholic Apologetics") has almost no one in it, and I thought people here might...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I was a Catholic school girl, when I went to primary school it was rare for the local school not to be catholic, luckily my secondary school had no religious affiliation so there...
    nemo69dory nemo69dory 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I am an adult who was molested by a priest. Can, or even, should I reconcile with the church that I loved and had utter faith in as a child, when that very faith and trust left...
    usedchild usedchild 56-60, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was molested by a priest when I was a child. When I decided to finally face-up to my abuse and re-explore my spirituality, I first searched the web. I wanted to find out about my...
    usedchild usedchild 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Best education ever! All girld catholic school pre-school to highschool. Catholic university BA and MA! 😊
    carlyistortious carlyistortious 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Humanae Motus Therefore We base Our words on the first principles of a human and Christian doctrine of transport when We are obliged once more to declare that the direct...
    MarkFree MarkFree 51-55, M Mar 24

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    Years ago, my wife and I were invited to a Bible Study which obviously had an agenda: the rest of the group were a team who were trying to convince the two of us to leave the...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M Apr 8

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    I am catholic but don't practice right now . I went to 16 years of catholic school which doesn't include kindergarten. I believe in God and hope to get back to Mass one day.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'd like to think I'm a non-traditional gay androgynous bio-male. I don't agree with everything that I see or read about in American gay culture. I don't agree with most things in...
    KawaiiBoy KawaiiBoy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Still go there, but I'm not catholic
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Just was told that since I'm Catholic that not Christian nor do I believe in the Holy Spirit.... Funny thing was this was told to me by a self proclaimed Christian
    funphd funphd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I am a lesbian who wants a traditional wedding. I don't have a girlfriend yet, but when I get married, I want to have a wedding like my family members: church, ball gown dress...
    artist40 artist40 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    It is absolutely beyond my comprehension how anyone, and especially a person claiming to be a Christian, can continue to be a member of the catholic church. Every single penny that...
    Unit97 Unit97 46-50, F Apr 6

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    A funny story. When I was in the third and fourth grade, I would walk from my public school to our church once a week for "religious instruction." We would sit by grade, each...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm Catholic and I go to Mass a lot and twice I happened to faint during it. There were several other times I was about to faint but I sat down in time.
    darkanddesolate darkanddesolate 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    God Performed Reformation After Cutting Catholicism Off
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I just kind of assumed that was where I was meant to be.
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 18

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    For a few months now I have been having the constant urge to fill a gap in my life. During this time I have had the feeling that God is calling me to the priesthood. I have often...
    STimo295 STimo295 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    As of late, my current "best friend", is a guy, that's facing HUGE pressure from his parents to find a woman, and get married to her. His dilemma is that, he's addicted to d**k...
    Michael5280 Michael5280 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I am a feminine sissy boy who is wondering if any masculine men are interested in treating me like a Disney princess?
    FemGayBottom FemGayBottom 26-30, T 2 Responses Apr 3

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    my skypeee is mat.nicole add me
    Vonmark22 Vonmark22 26-30, M Apr 3

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    Always felt stifled by the symbolism, rituals, rules, sermons... Never felt at home. In all my time there, I never really knew God... But... As this George Carlin quote says...
    SagSunshine2014 SagSunshine2014 41-45, F Apr 3

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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M Apr 8

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    I am probably at my most peaceful at Mass, right after Communion. It's a very calming and spiritual time for me, almost therapeutic. For a few minutes, I feel like all my problems...
    StarterStar StarterStar 26-30, M a week ago

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    Defense of Total Depravity and Its Effects on the Human Will ~ Total Depravity means that sin has touched all of what a person is. In the unbeliever this means that his...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I know you people have probably done your research, but this is a religion. It makes about as much sense as the rest of them do. Cases could easily be made for the other branches...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    No words needed...
    GoldStreak GoldStreak 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I guess you could say that I am bit different that most gay men. I've been given the label twink by many other gay men, which I find kind of funny. I play with that label, but make...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I am currently living with my mom and I hate it. I know hat living with your parents again sucks once you have moved out but this is really bad. I lived with my dad before I moved...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Forced to Be Catholic-The only thing I dislike about my stepfather is the issue of religion. In order to save my surely damned soul eternal fire I was baptized Catholic shortly...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 1 Response 1 day ago

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    About a month ago, my boyfriend of two years decided to call it quits. The main issue at hand was my parents. He believed they were too strict and wouldn't let me go and live my...
    catherineisip catherineisip 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    What is Sola scriptura? Answer: The phrase sola scriptura is from the Latin: sola having the idea of “alone,” “ground,” “base,” and the word scriptura meaning...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M Mar 17