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    Proud To Be Catholic

    I grew up Lutheran, but I was always interested in Catholicism. I had some friends who were Catholic, and they taught me how to say the Hail Mary and about the Rosary. I decided I wanted to be Catholic too. Then a friend invited me to Mass, and I instantly loved it.So when I was...
    hyperspaz hyperspaz 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    A Few Pros And Cons

    I mean, I totally love Jesus Christ and accept him as my savior, but there are a few things about being Catholic that I don't totally adore. I love singing, but I feel like when I was in Christian church I knew Lord more than I do while singing every church. I just hope that I...
    soccerbeast soccerbeast 18-21, F 2 Responses May 15, 2011

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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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    Stimpy101 Stimpy101 18-21, M Jan 12

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    Convert

     I wasnt born a Catholic. I was born and raised as a Baptist but I havent gone to a baptist church in years. I was about 21 when I started attending a catholic church. I was being taught every Sunday about Catholism. Well it was untol the year of 2006 when I decided to go...
    thealoneone39 thealoneone39 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 26, 2009

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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 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I was raised in a Catholic family

    as were my siblings. We are traditional Catholics and oppose Obama on birth control measures. We do not practice safe sex at all but unprotected sex. We have huge families here because of that. It is a blessing to be pregnant and have lots of kids for the Lord. We can...
    christiancatholicmom christiancatholicmom 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    The Echo of Life

      The Echo of Life By: Author Unknown A son and his father were walking on the mountains. Suddenly, the son falls, hurts himself and screams: "AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!" To his surprise, he hears the voice repeating, somewhere in the mountain: "...
    annamaria annamaria 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2008

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    God bless all of you today on this marvelous

    Sunday!! Hope you all have a fantastic day (whether you follow Christ or not) !! :)
    AlexandreaJade AlexandreaJade 18-21, F Jul 6

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    This Is My Faith

    Yes, I have been away from my faith for quite some time, but I still hold onto it in my heart. It is difficult to maintain strength in my soul, with all the things I have going on now, but regardless, this faith in Catholicism has always been a part of me, even when I did not...
    Mikahel Mikahel 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 26, 2009

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    Gus1996 Gus1996 16-17, M Jan 23

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    THE ANTICHRIST [EXTRACTS FROM THE BOOK:

    MARRIAGE SUPPER OF THE LAMB CHAPTER 17]. note: 'My ' refers to GOD "The antichrist will come at a time when the world is looking for answers and solutions to the wake of destruction left following the rapture of MY bride. This event is rising soon. The world is going to know...
    stepkamau stepkamau 36-40, M Jun 19

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    Hey I'm not catholic

    but my boyfriend is can somebody tell me how I could become catholic ? I'm interested in being catholic and learning the beliefs of Catholics . Please help me become catholic
    warriorkesha warriorkesha 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm Catholic...haven't practiced the Faith

    as far as attending Mass in a few years..but I believe very much in what the Catholic Church Professes to Believe in and Preach....I have found more and more though that private prayer(either at home or in the Chapel) is what works for me... God bless you all....
    SouthernItaliano SouthernItaliano 51-55, M 4 Responses Nov 4

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    I was in school on Friday,

    and I was attacked in a way based on my religious beliefs. I don't even remember that much, but it was horrible. I take French at my school and you could say I have some narcissistic peers in that class. My friend had volunteered us to make new conjugation posters for my...
    thatfangirl124 thatfangirl124 13-15, F Mar 1

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    I just wanted to share my joy

    for the opportunity that I took to sow a seed!! I made a decision yesterday to make a donation but hadn't done it yet. Today a new job opportunity is in the making. So I rushed home & made my donation triple what I intended. Which was then matched!! I don't even care if I...
    Stufy Stufy 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    Divine Providence At Work

    This is my first story and I feel a bit of an amateur but here it goes anyway. I've been thinking of how Divine Providence can work in a person's life. This is actually a true story! There was once a young girl of about 17 and in her final year of secondary school. It was a...
    threeinonetrinity threeinonetrinity 46-50, F 4 Responses May 24, 2012

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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 was raised in the Catholic church and at one point did believe. After a lot of questioning, and a lot of inquisition I...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 2 Responses Sep 15

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    The Divine Mercy Prayer

    I pray and say the Divine Mercy Prayer and Chaplet. This is part of the reason why.  I have come to believe in the Divine Mercy Prayer and Chaplet. There are many prayers invoking the Mercy of God.  However, the two main prayers of the Divine Mercy Message and Devotion are the...
    Tmystic Tmystic 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 13, 2013

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    A Practicing Catholic.....

     I've been brought up a catholic but find that it's kinda hard to keep faith when society stigmatises you for being a prostitute; I get abuse from others, tollerated by the priest for my lifestyle choice and all I just wanna do is pray to my god. Is there anything wrong with...
    SamanthaTheStreetwalker SamanthaTheStreetwalker 41-45, F 17 Responses Oct 31, 2010

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    I love my church family.

    I'm part of the church band and I lector occasionally. I also teach confirmation. I love leading people to Christ and helping them build a better relationship with the Heavenly Father :)
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F Jul 23

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    Catholic Convert

    After being raised as a Baptist and having a falling out with the Church I was going to, I turned away from religion although not from God, I would constantly pray that God would show me how to follow him, where to find him, what the truth was.  Then one day I went and...
    themcqueenescape themcqueenescape 21-25, M 6 Responses Feb 15, 2008

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    I'm not sure about what I'm about to say,

    but the moral of the story is that I have this ache in my chest, and I'm not sure why. I go to conferences, retreats, and those (as usual) do wonders to people like me if I haven't gone to one in a long time. You'll get put on that "Jesus high" when you come home and you're all...
    deardelynn deardelynn 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    First off, I am not catholic.

    I am writing a story about a father going through a rough spot and loses his way but eventually realizes his purpose to help others find their way back. I was hoping you guys could give me an idea of different things you regularly do in church. Aside from preaching I don't...
    Datfurr Datfurr 22-25, M 2 Responses May 2

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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 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Aliciamartinez1 Aliciamartinez1 22-25 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Pope Francis Rocks!!!

    So real, so down-to earth. I've never been a huge Pope fanatic before until Pope Francis. I would LOVE to see him in person, or even have a blessing from him. He's really making a change, making Catholicism more real to modern day living. I actually had to ask my priest to follow...
    moramsesmo moramsesmo 31-35 1 Response Oct 12, 2013

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    I have to develop an essay question on the holy

    trinity for my theology class. I can't come up with a question that would be deep enough to write an entire essay on, does anyone have any ideas? would be much appreciated! thanks :)
    iamkatiejane iamkatiejane 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 27

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    I don't practice Catholicism I AM Catholic.

    My ultra religious Catholic grandmother raised me as a strict Catholic to the point we did not eat meat on Fridays and I had to cross the street if I saw a woman dressed immodestly. My grandmother explained it as "I don't say I practice Hungarian customs. I AM Hungarian...
    ArgentineJailbird ArgentineJailbird 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 17

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    Dear Lord, Jesus, send your Holy Spirit upon us

    voter on this election day, so that we may be inspired to properly vote the people and propositions YOU know is best for our states, country, and the world, which may OR may not be who or what I think would be best. Please guide us. Amen
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M Nov 4

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    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 Oct 10

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    http://news.yahoo.com/pope-francis-says-definitely-baptize-aliens-asked-him-193404489.html POPE SAID HE WOULD BAPTISE ALIENS? Why should the POPE baptise anyone else but descendants of Adam and Eve? - in Romans 6:3-6 baptism is about dying with Christ (going under the water...
    stepkamau stepkamau 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 10

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    I don't believe there is

    such a thing as a pro-choice Catholic, and I'm glad neither the church does as well.
    jmmoosey jmmoosey 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    I Love Going To Mass

    I am a proud Catholic. My faith has helped me see the light during the darkest times in my life. It is a continued spiritual journey that I am taking alone. My family are fallen Catholics and I put myself through RCIA back in 2007. It feels good to be back home. I've always known...
    tessa4ever tessa4ever 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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    COD101 COD101 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Lately, after losing my great-aunt

    who is literally the sweetest person I've ever known, I have been trying to understand the Catholic faith. I feel guilty though, cause I totally do not understand a bunch of things and don't get the point to a lot of it especially waiting till marriage and all the anti...
    YellowGirl225 YellowGirl225 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 20

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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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    I was born & raised a Catholic,

    as a child i went to mass every week. I read the Bible,i didn't want to as a kid but now i'm glad i did. My children are being raised to be good Catholics. The church & its teachings are very important to me.
    foreverinblue foreverinblue 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Below is a write up I have just finished

    compiling. Bride of Christ is to leave behind materials that will guide those who shall become believers during the tribulation period as truth shall be greatly surpressed and deception at its worst. 2 Thessalonians 2:9-11. Believe you me I am not smart enough to write the...
    stepkamau stepkamau 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    jmmoosey jmmoosey 31-35, M Nov 15

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    Catholic, Catholic, Catholic!

    I was born and raised Catholic in a 90% Catholic populated town. My family is a very traditional Catholic family and has been for centuries. I went to Catholic school for 8 years of my life (from 1st grade-8th grade). My Parents couldn't afford to send me to a Catholic High...
    Aydasha5 Aydasha5 18-21, F 34 Responses May 16, 2010

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    The Irish Prostitute

    An Irish daughter had not been home for over a year. Upon her return, her Father cussed her. 'Where have ye been all this time? Why did ye not write to us, not even a line? Why didn't ye call? Can ye not understand what ye put yer old Mother thru?' The girl, crying, replied...
    RichieRich78 RichieRich78 51-55, M 6 Responses Feb 10, 2011

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    Life For Many Within This World Others Cannot

    See; and it's because they choose in seeing, hearing and believing only in themselves. http://ttimeofttrouble.webs.com/waythisworldactuallyis.htm
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M Sep 10

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    Need A Simple Explanation To This Q..

    Luke 18:19- "Why do you call me good?" Jesus answered. "No one is good--except God alone." Why would Jesus say this? I am a devout Catholic , but this verse bothers me...
    lewis1783 lewis1783 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2013

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    Im Catholic And A Test Tube Baby

    i am struggling with this. the catholic church says that invetro fertilization is wrong and unnatural. am i wrong and unnatural. how am i a child os God if a person in a lab made me. am i a sin. should io be here. i am a triplet, should my siblings be here. i have asked pe ople...
    baileydxn baileydxn 22-25 5 Responses Oct 16, 2011

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    A Catholic Daughter's Obituary For Her Atheist Father

    Dad was an avowed atheist.  He lived as an atheist.  He died an atheist. I am a convert to the Catholic Church and have lived as a practising Catholic for the past 30 years. Dad and I could not have been more different in our beliefs and values.  Dad did not believe in life...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 12 Responses Dec 29, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I fondly remember my Catholic experience as a grammar school student. When school was in session, Mass everyday except Saturday. The nuns. The beautiful ornate church. The...
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M Nov 1

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    I have heard what they believe and that they have their own Bible. I was raised Lutheran, ironically, which is a spin-off of the Catholic church. It used to be good, but now the...
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F Nov 7

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    I was born and I grew up in a Catholic country, I went to Catholic school. The Church has authority in my homeland, and priests and nuns do whatever they want to and nobody stops...
    NarcissaBlack NarcissaBlack 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I'm currently a Lutheran, but I have always felt drawn to the catholic church. I also feel that the Lutheran church (although great) is not for filling my spiritual needs. I have...
    AStern AStern 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Help me be useful in spreading Gods kingdom specifically in this area with my weekly class today. Keep me godly all day and effective in using tools and gifts. Keep my human flaws...
    Stufy Stufy 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 3

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