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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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    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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    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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    Aliciamartinez1 Aliciamartinez1 22-25 1 Response Jan 19

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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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    Meh

    I'm mostly catholic-it's the closest religion to what I believe in, on my planet we believe in a being that translates as Ej or Et, and believe in reincarnation, but when my family came here, we adopted the history of the Jews and Catholics into our religion. This means I believe...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 21, 2013

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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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    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 1 Response Jul 6

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    Converting

    I am currently attending a Catholic Church, and am scheduled to start my Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) in september in the Jesuit tradition. I was raised United Pentecostle, but I quit attending that church when I was 16-17. I enjoy the Catholic faith because of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 2, 2010

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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 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 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    A Theological Poke

    *clears throat* [Dramatic Pause] Everyone ready? Let's begin. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, eu aeque copiosae incorrupte eam, ne usu labitur officiis dissentiunt. Vel no eirmod abhorreant, at suas mollis graecis eum, everti intellegat eam ex. Justo erroribus vel eu, illud vivendo...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    Stimpy101 Stimpy101 18-21, M Jan 12

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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 7 Responses Feb 10, 2011

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    I'M Proud

    I'm a Catholic and proud of it! I live with my faith on my sleeve and would defend it to my death. I believe the church IS the body of Christ. Tonight I'm attending my thirtieth consecutive Easter Vigil. Our Lord will rise tonight/tomorrow to save all of us; for we are all...
    madeinmichigan madeinmichigan 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 30, 2013

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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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    I Like Latin Mass

    I prefer the Latin (Tridentine) Mass to the new Mass. It seems... holier. It seems as though it is otherworldly. Like the experience is really coming down from Heaven and from God, not at the street. I don't think that any of this- religion, God, faith, life, death- comes from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    Newbie

    i was baptized and confirmed in the catholic church at the easter vigil 2007.  before that i had no religion, no faith, no belief and no direction.  i attended catholic mass for a few years before i finally committed to attending rcia.  once i went i knew there was...
    SoyLatte SoyLatte 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2008

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    And a ****** One, At That.

    I was baptized Catholic in a fast food production line dunk-n-go. My father is from Ireland, and he promised his mother on her deathbed that I would be raised Catholic to the best of his ability. And by best of his ability he meant, he would drag me to Easter mass every year...
    snokat snokat 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 19, 2007

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    LOST Alone

    i find it difficult, when out with out friends who are experienced in sex, and discuss such intimate aspects of their relationshiops.  I find it hard to speak to them because I believe that you should have no sex before wed. Who feels the same way and do you feel under...
    colin12 colin12 31-35, M 7 Responses Aug 24, 2007

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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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    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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    Gus1996 Gus1996 16-17, M Jan 23

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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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    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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    I'M Not Proud

    i am not proud that i am gay it is who i am.being gay does not make one a what a thing we are still persons, children of God. i do not blame being gay on God. any of my Catholic brothers who mcan not understand this at least respect me as a person. live your our faith, hate the...
    sfrancisk sfrancisk 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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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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    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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    Brought Up a 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...
    Samm199294 Samm199294 36-40, F 14 Responses Jul 20, 2008

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    Celtic Seraph

    im an irish catholic, all my family are also its what i was born into. in my teen years i strayed away and honestly really didnt care much for the church i still believed in god though just stopped goin to mass. now im in my early twenties and have been through a lot of things...
    celticseraph celticseraph 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2011

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    Im Not, I Just Want To Talk To Some One Who Is

    like it sands at the top i would like to talk to someone who is Catholic bc i want to know what you Believe and y you Believe it. i am a Cristen but not Catholic
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    It Does Not Matter

    I'm a christian and more over i'm a catholic. But i dont follow every single rule. Dont think i ever will. Basically the only two rules we should follow are 'love ur neighbour as u love urself' and 'to see Christ in everyone we meet'. I dont even know who the pope is but i know...
    Wathehell Wathehell 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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    Almost

    Starting RCIA soon and will be confirmed Catholic Easter 2009 hopefully! I was raised Baptist, but found the truth in Christ's Church after much study and prayer. Have been studying Catholicism for almost two years and look forward to when I can finally live it 100%! I'm...
    silverlining silverlining 21-25, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2008

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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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    Dose Any One Else Feel This Way?

    Well iv been thinking a lot latley about how messed up this generation is I'm 16 and I wonder if ill ever get married I feel like there's very few real Catholics left now a days you can't even walk in a Catholic Church and find a real catholic when ever I was in Sunday school it...
    Awkwardteen16 Awkwardteen16 18-21 6 Responses Feb 15, 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 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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    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 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I Had A Fellowship Meeting At Church One Night

    As I was leaving, I passed our priest who was there for choir practice. Now, I had been slack for the past two weeks, not going to Confession or Mass.  My priest, who is the same age as me said,"Missed you at Mass last week."To which I replied,"What? You mean to tell me you...
    ben101nc ben101nc 56-60, M 3 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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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 a week ago

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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 2 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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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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    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 Aug 13, 2013

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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 1 Response Mar 1

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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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    The Message Of The Blessed Virgin Mary At La Salette Regarding The Coming Of The Antichrist And The Last Times

    Given to the little shepherdess, Melanie Calvat, September 19, 1846. The priests, ministers of my Son, the priests, by their wicked lives, by their irreverence and their impiety in the celebration of the holy mysteries, by their love of money, their love of honours and pleasures...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 8 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I know today it is fashionable to bash the Catholic Church but I have to say that I am very happy and proud to be a Catholic today. The Catholic Church is the only Church that can...
    mike52ad mike52ad 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This is undoubtedly the greatest conflict in my life. I don't know if it's right or wrong, I couldn't be more confused about it. If this is an act of God, then I don't know if I'm...
    canttakeitin canttakeitin 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 29