I Am Christian (roman Catholic)

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    Vatican control through civil law.

    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Mar 8, 2016
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    1 Response Dec 18, 2015
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2016

    Ahhhh, just got back from the Sacrament of

    Reconciliation (Confession). I always have such an euphoric feeling when I get out. It's such a great feeling when you know that God has forgiven your sins and that He provided this sacrament. Thank you, Jesus, for telling your apostles that whose sins they forgive, they are...
    rfrr56 rfrr56
    70+, M
    1 Response Nov 21, 2015

    There are so many different Christian

    denominations in the world, and each person believes that his is the true one. It is apparent that one can interpret passages in the Bible in different ways to prove that one is false but theirs is true. Well, since there are so many, I have elected to go with the faith that...
    rfrr56 rfrr56
    70+, M
    3 Responses Dec 27, 2015

    And I am different in

    that sense as well. I love Jesus, and see Him as my savour, I have a big respect his mother, the Virgin Mary, I see her like a mediator. I also read the Bible--Also, have a veery deep conection with my guardian angel... since I was a child. I named him and I know he is real. But...
    Calipri Calipri
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 26, 2014

    I want to wish everybody a very Happy

    Thanksgiving. Those of you who do not live in USA, I wish you a very wonderful day, also, where you can be thankful for all you have, too. God bless all of you.
    rfrr56 rfrr56
    70+, M
    Nov 26, 2015

    If anyone comes to a point

    where they refuse to listen, and believe indeed that they are the seed of Abraham they place themselves in the same position as the Pharisee in the time of Jesus, arrogant and high minded, particularly Roman Catholics.
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    2 Responses Dec 11, 2015

    God Is Good And Merciful

    God is good and merciful and longs to forgive us and he sent his only son Jesus here to teach. Us about god and die to save us from our sins and open up the gates of heaven for us and satan will never pluck us from gods hand
    Christiancountrygirl Christiancountrygirl
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2013

    If you believe in God; he'll guide you threw

    any situation . Just trust in him! You won't be sinless but you'll Sin Less!
    Theonlysee Theonlysee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2015

    I'm Catholic and for two semesters I was

    treasurer for my club called Catholic Newman at my university. I'm quitting the club this semester because I feel like an outcast. About 90% of the club consists of conservative political science majors who are republicans. I'm a molecular cell biology major who doesn't take a...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Jan 21, 2015

    Been catholic me entire life I can sure say I

    wasn't aways super involved but events happen in my life and things changed and I came back and now I work at my local Catholic Church so life is funny
    Bleach1443 Bleach1443
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Oct 26, 2015

    I am so grateful that confession is available

    just around the corner from my house. goodness knows how much I need it, sinner that I am. such a blessing :)
    plsdontsitonme plsdontsitonme
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Sep 26, 2015

    I heard this quote in a sermon two weeks ago,

    and it stayed with me since. I felt those words have a very universal reach: "If love is the soul of Christian existence, it must be at the heart of every other Christian virtue. Thus, for example, justice without love is legalism; faith without love is ideology; hope without...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Feb 18, 2015

    A Priest Who Saw Heaven, Hell And Purgatory

    Fr Jose Maniyangat is currently the pastor of St. Mary's Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Maclenny, Florida.  Here is his personal testimony: I was born on July 16, 1949 in Kerala, India to my parents, Jospeh and Theresa Maniyagat.  I am the eldest of seven children:  Jose...
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    60 Responses May 29, 2011

    Catholic Action

    My country is in crisis and your country is in crisis insofar as it has an economy without God, politics without God and laws without God.  I am, of course, talking about a spiritual crisis. Communist China is becoming the greatest financial power in history. And my country and...
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    11 Responses Jan 10, 2012

    Happy Easter!!! Jesus has risen!

    He has defeated death by dying on his cross so we may have eternal life with him in heaven! Today is truly a joyous day. I'm so grateful that my Great-grandfather has experienced true Easter this year when he died on Wednesday and we buried him yesterday, quite ironic yet lovely...
    jbear02 jbear02
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2016

    Welcome to the PHilippines Pope Francis!

    Seeing him even just on tv makes my heart at peace and happy. Knowing he's here in Philippines makes me feel blessed and I'm sure other filipinos feels the same.. Thank God for this Papal visit. Amen <3
    akirayuuki akirayuuki
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2015

    The key to Pope Francis’ identity by Richard

    Bennett https://youtu.be/0a7iP82bQk4?list=RDty6y6oz_bb8
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Mar 1, 2016

    These are the major moments

    and desires in my life. Been a Catholic for 68 years. I'm just beginning to get used to and rejoice in God with us and in us both individually and in community. I am willing to support someone in need, correct someone when necessary, be corrected if needed--all with love...
    68andstillopen 68andstillopen
    66-70, M
    1 Response Dec 16, 2015

    Today is September 8.

    Just wanna say Happy Birthday Mother Mary! :)
    NadineIsBi NadineIsBi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2014

    Isaiah 26:2-5New American Bible (Revised

    Edition) (NABRE) 2 Open up the gates that a righteous nation may enter, one that keeps faith. 3 With firm purpose you maintain peace; in peace, because of our trust in you.” 4 Trust in the Lord forever! For the Lord is an eternal Rock. 5 He humbles those who...
    jopava jopava
    56-60, M
    Nov 18, 2015

    There is nothing more gratifying

    and beautiful than the AMAZING MIRACLE OF JESUS CHRIST!!! It brings me to tears to even think about him, and the people that are missing out on the wonders of his LOVE!!! DO NOT DEFY THE BIBLE FOR HE IS WATCHING! Watch ye therefore, for he not knoweth when the master of the...
    godisloveGodisLight godisloveGodisLight
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2015

    I am totally looking forward to entering the

    Church that Christ founded this upcoming Easter vigil! God is so totally awesome!
    YellowGirl225 YellowGirl225
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Feb 18, 2015

    Personal experience unearthed several facts

    pertaining to a rich source of recruitment material for the Jehovah's Witnesses movement, namely Roman Catholics. The JWs to the uninformed give the impression that they are Bible students when in fact they are well indoctrinated in their own misguided beliefs, and as such...
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Dec 17, 2015

    I make an honest attempts to express my opinion

    on subjects, without disrespecting other individuals or their beliefs. On the same token, when I write an experience I may expect a disagreement on my opinions, however I WILL not tolerate people trying to make me out as a fool. Per guidelines of of Experience Project, people...
    rfrr56 rfrr56
    70+, M
    3 Responses Feb 19, 2016

    WWW.shroud.com An excellent site with a wealth

    of information about the Holy Shroud of Turin. I got to see a presentation last night presented by this person, and it was soooooo fascinating. I believe that indeed it is the shroud that Jesus was buried in, although that has been no official teaching by the Church regarding...
    rfrr56 rfrr56
    70+, M
    1 Response Feb 18, 2016

    The Conversion of Peter: How He Went From

    Being A Torah Believing Jew To The First Catholic Pope The Gospels are possibly the most understated documents in literary history; we are told in John's Gospel that if everything Jesus did and said was recorded the whole world could not contain the books it would take. But...
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2015

    It is funny that there are

    who professed to be "Christians" while spewing so much venomous hatred against Catholics. Matthew 22:34-40 But when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees they got together and, to put him to the test, one of them put a further question, 'Master, which is the...
    SouthernFatDuck SouthernFatDuck
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Mar 4, 2016

    The Cristero WarAn episode in history

    virtually unknown outside Mexico, it was a popular uprising against Mexican government in 1926, when president Elias Calles enforced anticlerical articles of the constitution.It is hopeful to see how people fought imposed laicism.
    Cierzo Cierzo
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 13, 2016

    Gay Catholic

    So I was born into a catholic family. I chose to follow it when i came of age and it really is my concept of God and the divine. I love Jesus and his mother. I am also Gay. It has taken me a long time but it comes down to choice, I can't choose not to be Gay. That is...
    steelclaw steelclaw
    13 Responses Apr 1, 2012

    Technically, not yet.

    I am taking RCIA class and I will get confirmed next year. Going to Mass. But not partaking of the Eucharist. That's my story in a nutshell. A few months ago I had a very personal encounter with the Blessed Virgin Mary. I was praying the Rosary on my drive into work, going...
    prisoner1972 prisoner1972
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2016

    I am 19 and a Catholic

    and just want to find people who are also Catholic to talk to and share experiences with
    WentAway WentAway
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Mar 20, 2015

    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 birth control nor has my husband ever used any condom with me. Also, he does not pull out early but fully dumps all of his seed into my...
    heatherinarizona heatherinarizona
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Aug 20, 2014

    'In this year of Mercy,

    let your hearts return to Me' - God - #Timetoheal #Forgiveness #Acceptance
    UnveiledWife UnveiledWife
    31-35, F
    Feb 20, 2016


    Catholics, Pope Francis has declared 2016 the Year of Mercy, and has designated every cathedral in the world to have its own set of Holy Doors. Walking through these doors will, under specified conditions, grant the individual a Plenary Indulgence—that is, you can go...
    BadPam BadPam
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 14, 2016

    We could choose what to

    and what not to believe in, but I guess just having known to myself that someone is there (like a divine being or anything) watching over me helps when I'm in distress and very lonely.
    GummiBr GummiBr
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 4, 2015

    An Appeal to Our Fellow Catholics (Regarding US

    Presidential Election 2016) Published in National Review Online on March 7, 2016 http://eppc.org/publications/an-appeal-to-our-fellow-catholics/ In recent decades, the Republican party has been a vehicle — imperfect, like all human institutions, but serviceable — for...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Mar 7, 2016

    Becoming Catholic

    I will begin my RCIA class at my church this week. I can't wait. I grew up in a Catholic home but my parents did not baptize me in any faith. So now at 20 I have found my path and can't wait to embark on my journey.
    aindriueire aindriueire
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Sep 1, 2007

    Pope Francis shows his true colours.

    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Feb 28, 2016

    And I do not apologize

    for my beliefs. Nor do I put you down for your own.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 29, 2015
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    2 Responses Dec 22, 2015


    312 A.D., the Roman Emperor Constantine met with Bishop Miltiades. (Catholics would later refer to him as Pope Miltiades. But at the time he was known as the Bishop of Rome.) Miltiades was assisted by Silvester, a Roman who spoke educated Latin, and acted as interpreter. The...
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Mar 3, 2016

    Catholic answers to the false accusations

    that anti-Catholics have been throwing at us [ Emperor ] Constantine Did NOT Create the Catholic Church http://shoebat.com/2013/09/21/constantine-create-catholic-church/ The Catholic Church was NOT Found by Constantive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqLBeCmyaKY
    SouthernFatDuck SouthernFatDuck
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Mar 4, 2016

    "Not 100 in the United States hate the Roman

    Catholic Church, but millions hate what they mistakenly think the Roman Catholic Church is" -- Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, 1895-1979
    rfrr56 rfrr56
    70+, M
    1 Response May 4, 2015

    My confession & absolution with Fr.

    Joe May 31 Before going I did an hour or so of prayer including examination of conscience Made my list of sins In the church with only one other person waiting to confess! My parish must be full of saints!? In a confessional, Bless me father for i have sinned its been...
    stufy stufy
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2014

    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
    2 Responses Feb 10, 2016

    Why Is Mary Important? Part 2: The Divine Maternity

    And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us: and we saw his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.  (John 1:14) Is it not blasphemous to call Mary, the "Mother of God"?  Can a human being be the mother of almighty God?  To be so...
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    13 Responses Jan 25, 2012

    Does anyone else go to Mass daily?

    Me and my sisters seem to be only people under the age of 50 that are there every day haha
    alanani alanani
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    Since this is the Year of Mercy,

    I'm grateful for the opportunity to walk through the Holy Doors in order to obtain plenary indulgences for holy souls in the Purgatory. I live near a cathedral and therefore can go through the Holy Doors at least every Sunday.
    SouthernFatDuck SouthernFatDuck
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Feb 28, 2016

    I'm a cradle catholic

    and although once lapsed for a while, I am firmly back and loving it. Finding all the peace I ever wanted. My husband wishes to divorce me which is probably a good thing, we should never really have married. I'm wondering of course what happens next... for now all is ok, but...
    Bozko Bozko
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Feb 28, 2016

    THE WARS OF RELIGION Recently I had a debate

    with my daughter Renee over religion. As a college graduate Renee had developed a skepticism toward religion, having been persuaded by her classmates that religion was the ruination of the world. “Did you know,” Renee told me, “that more wars have been started over...
    BadPam BadPam
    56-60, F
    7 Responses Jan 13, 2016
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