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I Am a Traditional Catholic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 114 People

    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

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    lexie98 lexie98 16-17, M Apr 17

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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 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 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I am a Roman Catholic god

    before anyone except for family I love god!!!!
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    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

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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 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

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    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

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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 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

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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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    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 Jun 4

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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. 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 56-60, F Apr 21, 2013

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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 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 1 Response Apr 9, 2013

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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 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

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    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 Sep 5

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    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 6 Responses Apr 17

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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 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

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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 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

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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 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 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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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 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

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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 WGN-TV. Many of the surrounding Chicagoland churches were invited for participation in these masses, taped three at a time. One...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 22, 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 that there is no salvation outside the Church. Call me weird or radical if you want, but this is my faith and I'm not about to give it up.
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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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 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

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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 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

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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 the most important part is the silence. We live such busy noisy lives nowadays that to come to Church and be...
    ben1815 ben1815 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 16, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I have been a Roman Catholic Christian for 20 years. I believe in the traditional Roman Catholic teachings. I do not believe in any from of birth control. I have never been on...
    heatherinarizona heatherinarizona 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Talking to someone who doesn't know one thing about Catholicism besides whatever he's heard from the media and is as curious as a 2 year old asking "why?" for every little thing is...
    IntrovertedRose IntrovertedRose 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I am now 63 years old. I believe that The Higher Power = Intelligent Energy that formed the universe through the scientific Big Bang Theory and Evolution. I realize I don't make...
    Kate95350 Kate95350 61-65, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am Catholic. I was converted from Baptist to Catholic and received communion in April 2010. I am a Eucharistic Minister for my church and love the people there.
    Didro56 Didro56 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    In Matthew 16:18, Jesus says, "You are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church." For centuries, this was read in a perfectly straightforward way, but since the Reformation...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    An important wake up call from God to all Catholic Christians: 'come out from among them.' http://www.heedthemessage.com/transcriptions/message-july-17-2014/
    stepkamau stepkamau 36-40, M Aug 20

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    I've been going to an all girls catholic school for the last 5 years, it's not so bad I guess. It's very religious, and the nuns can be realllllllly mean and strict. For example...
    Emily97x Emily97x 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Just got back from a beautiful weekend in Anaheim, California, at the SCRC (Southern California Renewal Community), which is part of the Catholic charismatic movement. There were...
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    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...
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M Sep 1

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    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...
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M Sep 1

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    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...
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M Sep 1

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    I love being a Catholic (: God bless you all.
    COD101 COD101 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I have this one life. I am making the most of it. I never chose my position. It was not a conscious choice to say "I am deciding not to believe in God" rather, it came over me. I...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Yeah some where lost faith but catholic
    Naughtythoughtss Naughtythoughtss 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Guess it's because I didn't have this model growing up. Now it's like I'm hungry for traditional values.
    somerbunni703 somerbunni703 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I have a traditional perspective towards Love. I do not believe that love is always a feeling. I believe that it is a verb, and will, that is active in times of joy and times of...
    NicoleLM NicoleLM 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Today. String A-line undershirt and pants, Clocked black socks with Brooks bros. garters, Blue check tunic shirt with French cuffs and highly polished stiff separate collar, Gold...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M Aug 27

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    Yesterday, I was complimented 3 times on my dress, and once by a young man in his 20s who crossed the road to enthuse about my 'impressive moustache' - which was lovely. I'm sure...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M Aug 29

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    Today, I bought several tunic shirts in assorted colours, two 'Regency' stiff collars, 4 sets of everyday collar studs (2 mother of pearl, and 2 solid brass), and one charcoal...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M Aug 29

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    Hi. Thanks for prayers and pushing me to go to church today! Well, how about this reading?? Ive imagined God as a dom but not as a seductress...and i dont get the line about...
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I was in Hawaii, involved with this priest from around 23 years of age. This man was 43 at the time. I was his receptionist at the Parish on Saturdays. We started being intimate...
    rcasillas93 rcasillas93 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Regarding myself in the bathroom mirror in the morning: Hair freshly slicked back with Brylcreem sometimes parted from the left, sometimes greased straight back; Handlebar...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M Sep 3

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    I am stereotyping gay men but anyways, I'm not that girly. My voice is deep and I don't dress like a stereotypical gay guys dresses. I'm into hunting and fishing. I only really...
    Cdallaslover99 Cdallaslover99 13-15, M Sep 3

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    Today: White ribbed A-line undershirt; Pair of Brooks Bros. yoke front boxer shorts; Pair of ribbed cotton/nylon mix socks in black; Black Brooks Bros. sock suspenders; One white...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    Today: White aertex vest and high waist y-fronts; Brown check Tattersall shirt; Rust coloured knitted tie; Autumnal shaded socks held up by tartan sock garters; Brown high-waist...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Sunday: String underwear; Thick grey woollen socks; Collarless artisan's shirt; Battered fishtailed corduroy trousers; Braces; Leather jerkin; Brown leather brogue work boots.
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 7