I Am a Traditional Catholic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 129 People

    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 really get a favorable response. They like having the priest facing the people and not having to dress up or wear a head covering...
    kentel kentel
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2013

    I love receiving by i cant right

    now to impure but then i confess then the devil gets me right back plz pray for me plz !!!!!
    lexie98 lexie98
    16-17, M
    7 Responses Apr 17, 2014

    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 intended us to be. My first communion was when I was 8-yeaers-old. This totally blind kid-meaning me-had no idea what was...
    barefootedray barefootedray
    46-50, M
    Dec 26, 2012

    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 minister for Singles for Christ. One day as I was browsing our huge collection of novena booklets, I found a dusty old prayer booklet that...
    dunamissimo dunamissimo
    26-30
    4 Responses Jun 6, 2008

    I believe, accept and follow the traditional

    teaching of the Catholic Church and try to follow them in my life. I do not believe that the Church should soften, simplify or change it's teachings to attract or retain members for whom it's teachings are too difficult or unpalatable to reconcile with a modern secular...
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 5, 2014
    lexie98 lexie98
    16-17, M
    Apr 17, 2014

    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 because of it and now she is working through the diocese of Cleveland for the annulment. We have four children and I...
    Solotrad Solotrad
    41-45
    5 Responses Jun 17, 2008

    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 changing, I wasn't exactly noticing changes, but my Mother ran into a Traditional Catholic Order in the Northwest...
    solafide17 solafide17
    18-21
    1 Response Jul 25, 2008

    In September, 1997, I started to attend the

    Traditional Latin Mass which was also called the Extraordinary Form of the Mass by Pope Benedict XVI in his document on the traditional liturgy. For about the past 10 years I have been sacristan and head altar server. Along with the usual sacristan duties, I train the altar...
    traditionalcatholic traditionalcatholic
    61-65, M
    Dec 14, 2015

    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 with the beads and I am at peace again. I have prayed it in the morning and found my otherwise hectic days to be...
    Lifewalk2000 Lifewalk2000
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Apr 9, 2013

    Trying to get away from sin,

    but keep falling again and again. I can't just go to confession every couple of days! Anyone willing to help?
    escapesin14 escapesin14
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 4, 2014

    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 believe in birth control at all ever. I have never been on birth control nor has any family member been either. All of my family...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Apr 3, 2014
    Overdrive18 Overdrive18
    18-21, M
    Oct 16, 2014

    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 AM LIVING IN THE GREATER CLEVELAND AREA IN A NURSING FACILITY.  I HAVE A KEEN MIND AND AM RECOVERING FROM A STROKE WITH WONDERFUL...
    IRENE1920 IRENE1920
    70+, F
    4 Responses Jul 7, 2011

    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

    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 (as am I) and unfortunately have fallen into protestantism.  They are convinced about the statue worship etc. The good news is...
    MikeJay MikeJay
    41-45
    1 Response Aug 22, 2008

    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 the most important part is the silence. We live such busy noisy lives nowadays that to come to Church and be...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 16, 2013

    Happy Ash Wednesday, everybody.

    May this season of Lent be a true blessing to all of you on EP, as we prepare to reflect on the death of Jesus, then celebrate His rising from the dead. In the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever, amen
    rfrr56 rfrr56
    70+, M
    Feb 10

    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 confession veiling the EF of the Mass That being said, I do attend the OF of the Mass more often than the EF, and...
    AmILovely AmILovely
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jul 15, 2008

    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 third and final time. These references can be found in Daniel 8:13; 11:31 and 12:11. Discerning students of prophetic history realize that these verses...
    HeavenlyWarrior HeavenlyWarrior
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Sep 24, 2010

    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 of our school, St Thomas Aquinas College.  Today is his Feast Day and traditionally we have a school Mass to honour the occasion.  This year was made even...
    perseverer perseverer
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Mar 7, 2012

    For several days I've had a kink in my back --

    probably slept wrong. I accepted it, and asked the Lord that my hurting would relieve somebody else who may be worse than me, and also relieve a poor soul in Purgatory. Well, a friend of mine has a terrible back problem, and had to have surgery. At the time of her surgery...
    rfrr56 rfrr56
    70+, M
    1 Response Oct 10, 2014

    Hi imma 15 year old girl

    and having trouble with purity and help pllz i need it and wow right before Easter when our lord awakens o man im soo bad
    lexie98 lexie98
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Apr 17, 2014

    I am a Roman Catholic god

    before anyone except for family I love god!!!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 13, 2014

    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 WGN-TV. Many of the surrounding Chicagoland churches were invited for participation in these masses, taped three at a time. One...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    Apr 22, 2013

    I attend Tridentine Latin Mass every Sunday

    and travelled almost an hour every Sunday in order to worship in the Tridentine mass
    mielicus mielicus
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 16, 2015

    This weekend was a beautiful weekend in Anaheim,

    California, at the SCRC (Southern California Renewal Community), which is part of the Catholic charismatic movement. There were many beautiful talks by priests, deacons, religious, and even lay people. It is very Spirit filled, and a very Spirit filled weekend. It's my booster...
    rfrr56 rfrr56
    70+, M
    Sep 1, 2014

    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. One of the latter is Father {Louis} Scott Donahue. He is not only the CEO of Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, but he is...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    Apr 21, 2013

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    18-21, M
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    46-50, M
    Apr 17
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    46-50, M
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    The hand and hairbrush are a perfect combo. Traditional and they deliver a powerful message.
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    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
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    46-50, M
    Apr 15
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    41-45, F
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    26-30
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    13-15, F
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    nuwalker nuwalker
    66-70, M
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    4NeonFun 4NeonFun
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 9
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    13-15, F
    5 Responses Apr 9
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    cmom96 cmom96
    18-21, F
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    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
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    18-21, T
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    56-60, M
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