I Am Devout Catholic

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    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    1 Response Dec 24, 2013

    i read desmond birch "trial tribulation

    and triumph" which is about what we know about what is going to happen between now and the second coming. according to what i read a period of peace will come *but first* there may or may not be a serious chastisement. depending on how many people cooperate with grace...
    kpl2014 kpl2014
    26-30, F
    Mar 23

    St Thomas Aquinas The Dumb Ox

    Feast of St Thomas Aquinas, March 7, 2011Angelic doctor, model of philosophers, bright ornament of the Christian world, light of the Church and patron of all Catholic schools and the patron of youth.Angelic because of his unblemished purity.  Purity in this sense means chastity...
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Mar 7, 2011

    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

    The Crisis In The Church

    It would be hard to find a Catholic nowadays who does not see that the Church is in crisis. There is a crisis of dissent, a crisis of authority, a crisis of faith, a crisis in the priesthood and a crisis in family life.Twenty years ago I turned to Tradition to try to keep the...
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    1 Response Aug 11, 2013

    The Babylonian Roots of Catholicism.

    If you are a Catholic, please understand that this web page is not against you personally. This information is here to help you and encourage you to “Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith” (II Cor. 13:5), “the faith of Jesus” (Rev. 14:12), “the Saviour of...
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Dec 24, 2013
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Dec 24, 2013

    Back In the Cradle Again.

    I am a cradle Catholic. In other words it was the religion of my father and mother and their parents. I was taught in a convent -all girls school which had its ups and downs, it was not all good and sometimes there were real abuses. But today I can look back on it and feel glad...
    SanctuaryRose SanctuaryRose
    36-40
    1 Response Sep 13, 2008

    Safeguarding Your Soul.

    What It Costs to Be A True Christian J.C. Ryle Let there be no mistake about my meaning. I am not examining what it costs to save a Christian’s soul. I know well that it costs nothing less than the blood of the Son of God to provide atonement, and to redeem...
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Dec 27, 2013

    Prayer To Saint Peter Claver

    Dear Saint of our modern times, you were permeated with compassion for the oppressed, for human beings sold as slaves and treated as expendable beasts. While alleviating their natural ills, you also took away their spiritual ills, and taught them the surpassing knowledge of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 12, 2011

    The Hail Mary

    It takes just just 20 seconds to say reverently.  The time taken to wash one's hands.And what is it, exactly?  It is the Angelic Salutation.  The first part of it is a direct quote from the words spoken by the Archangel St Gabriel to the Blessed Virgin Mary.  The rest of it...
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    28 Responses Mar 12, 2011

    scripture alone. The clear instruction by the

    Lord in the OT and the NT was to live by the word of God. Deuteronomy 8:3 New King James Version (NKJV) 3 So He humbled you, allowed you to hunger, and fed you with manna which you did not know nor did your fathers know, that He might make you know that man shall not live by...
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Dec 26, 2013
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Dec 31, 2013
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Jan 7, 2014

    When we ignore the Old Testament we are

    disobedient to the teaching of Jesus and the Disciples. The contents of the Old Testament is for us a warning, and for our instruction. 6 Now these things occurred as examples to keep us from setting our hearts on evil things as they did. 7 Do not be idolaters, as some of...
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Dec 28, 2013
    theosis theosis
    41-45
    3 Responses Feb 15

    THE 400 YEARS BETWEEN THE OLD AND NEW

    TESTAMENTS by Ray C. Stedman At the close of the book of Malachi in the Old Testament, the nation of Israel is back again in the land of Palestine after the Babylonian captivity, but they are under the domination of the great world power of that day, Persia and the Medio...
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Dec 26, 2013

    A Thought For Lent

    The departed souls are largely forgotten nowadays. A visit to the cemetery, 5 Creeds, 1 Hail Holy Queen, 1 Our Father, 1 Hail Mary, 1 Glory Be, 1 Eternal Rest and Psalm 130 for the souls in Purgatory makes a great sacrifice for Lent. Plus, you have the benefit of the gratitude...
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    13 Responses Mar 11, 2011

    To be locked into any system of false teaching,

    wrestle with the problems you notice, and eventually go your separate way will result in being treated like a pariah, especially groups such as the JWs and the Mormons, commonly called shunning, it will mean a loss of friends family and in some cases business associates. I...
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Jan 11, 2014
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