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I Want to Become a Catholic

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    I am thinking about converting to being a

    Catholic and have some questions. Some background. I was raised in the Brethern church. That is where my mom went to church along with my mom's family. My dad was raised Methodist. My mom's mom was raised Catholic in Germany. There was an event that happened in church one day...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Think.

    Examie the "Society ofSt.PiousX" the Traditional Catholic Churrch. They do it PROPERLY!!!
    j4ucoop6 j4ucoop6 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    warriorkesha warriorkesha 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    I really want to become Catholic.

    I've went to Catholic mass many times and I always feel an overwhelming peace while I'm there. I also feel accepted. Also, I've been praying the rosary quite often lately. I find such peace and comfort in it. I would like to become Catholic but I'm scared of what my family will...
    amarie14 amarie14 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    Why I Am Interested In Catholicism

    Hi everyone! This new journey I have embarked on has left me completely surprised and excited in many ways! My journey began about a month ago while I was researching a project for a speech class. I was looking up some history on the Catholic church and suddenly was compelled to...
    zorabora zorabora 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2012

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    I'm New

    i've been going to a catholic church for just over 7 months now. i used to go to an anglican church when i was little but before this one i hadnt been to any church for a long time. i currently dont take communion, i'm not baptised (though i was christened as a child) and i am...
    MamaJudia MamaJudia 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2009

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    Protestant to Catholic

    im a protestant, but my boyfriend is catholic.  i always go to his church with him.  one day we went to my church, but when his parents found out they were not happy.  so my boyfriend said he and his father talked about it and i should consider becoming a catholic...
    NEYTJIE NEYTJIE 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 9, 2009

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    Yeah some where lost faith but catholic
    Naughtythoughtss Naughtythoughtss 26-30, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I'm slim, I wanted to become fat.. I don't like it. But my friends said don't try to be fat..and is ok with my body shape. But I would like to experience once in my lifetime to be...
    Jetsel Jetsel 26-30, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I was born on May 29th 2000 to a pair of 20 year olds who already had been teenparents. I have 2 brothers. One is 3 years older and the other is 10 or 11 months older. I was born...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I want to be the size of a warehouse. Constantly being fed with my enormous belly growing more and more. Each bit of fat extending further and further. I want to be so fat it's...
    Immobiledesire Immobiledesire 18-21, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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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 really just want to gain a ton of weight. I struggle to do it though because I constantly feel the need to work out to be accepted. I have a small gut that fills out nicely when...
    goofyg54 goofyg54 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm just wondering the best way to start out and if anyone can recommend books or websites? I was born catholic but stopped practicing a long time ago. When I was younger I always...
    kleox7x kleox7x 18-21, F a week ago

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    Update on my weight loss: I've now lost 54lbs. I feel better than I ever have. I look better and better every day. Being healthy has become an addiction. I just wish I had someone...
    dreamerinwa dreamerinwa 22-25, F 7 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    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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    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...
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas 36-40, F Sep 5

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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 6 days ago

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    We are to be grateful to God for the gift of life. Any self harm is sinful to God. Suicide is an ultimate rejection of his gift and of Gods love. That is sin. I pray all who...
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F Aug 16

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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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    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 1 day ago

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    I have been talking about my situation through these EP groups, but I don't know if anyone really understands me. It's difficult escaping a cult. That's what I believe Opus Dei is...
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F 14 Responses Sep 6

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    I'm a virgin and plan to stay that way til I'm married. However I often question this because I don't see the big benefit. Would it bring me closer to God and is it worth it...
    EvaSFenty EvaSFenty 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 17

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    1. 15 yrs of age 2. Filipina-Canadian 3. Mature for my age 4. Quite antisocial, sometimes I wish I wasn't 5. Love to learn bout diff languages, religions, and cultures 6. Sensitive...
    azngirl123 azngirl123 13-15, F Aug 17

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    This sounds like fun. :) So here goes... 1. I'm of mixed blood/heritage. I am half-Chinese and Filipino with dash of Spanish and German (or so my uncles/aunts say.) 2. I love...
    FattyAndLovingMyself FattyAndLovingMyself 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    This one seems interesting to write hehe, so let's see: 1. I help and/or rescue animals 2. I speak 3 languages (not perfect but good enough) 3. I'm mexican 4. I absolutely love...
    schmetterlingmx schmetterlingmx 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Once again Facebook asking me What's on my mind. Dearest, you know?... I haven't words to tell or explain that mess inside of my head. But... Today I want to try. Try to start talk...
    WhineWolfe WhineWolfe 16-17, F Aug 19

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    Watch your thoughts, for they become words; Watch your words, for they become actions;Watch your actions, for they become habits;Watch your habits, for they become character;Watch...
    JAMES555SMITH555 JAMES555SMITH555 22-25, M Aug 26

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    I really want to become a doctor .. Its my dream . I really want to help those poor people who cant go to hospital bcause money problem .. I want to become one of those good doctor...
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    She dances methodically through her life to a rythem that's become familiar and a dance that's become expected.  She often thinks of her mistakes and feels the weight of regret...
    MamaKat27 MamaKat27 41-45, F Sep 1

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    I want to be alone and drink. yes I am an alcoholic person, I know drinking to a problem is bad, it never solves anything. but in my case I drink because I want to forget or even...
    jayperez89 jayperez89 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I just want to become one so I can become as comfy as possible not to do anything else it's your natural state.
    MagicMan15 MagicMan15 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    One big dream, I've ALWAYS had, ever since I was little was becoming a pediatrician! :) i just LOVE kids. I love how they are so curious about EVERYTHING! Even though I'm an only...
    LaBrenditaa LaBrenditaa 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Language of friendshipA friendship is the strongest bond two people can have that is not obliged by blood ties. I am talking of all weather friends, which albeit rare these days...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well I'm 19 years old and every since I could remember I wanted to be a mom right now I'm going to become a nurse so I won't have to struggle financially but my bf wants a baby now...
    sidney2013 sidney2013 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I want to become a Neurologist. In 2008, I almost lost my mom to hematoma which is a blood clot in the brain. Her surgery saved her life. My fiancé has Multiple Sclerosis...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    “It's being here now that's important. There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past...
    kingbs kingbs 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I want to be very wise and experienced like my mother, and i want to teach others about life, and i want to be a wise old woman like my grandmother when i become her age. and i...
    jeweldoggy jeweldoggy 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Oh Hi! Is this the suggestion box? Great! I'm Kenzie, a 16 year old girl who first joined EP last Spring. I made a few good friends in some common interest groups, but pretty...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I desperately want to be close to someone. I'm a 20 year old student who has never had a large group of friends. I have two close guy friends who are like brothers to me, but of...
    wanderer623 wanderer623 18-21, M 6 days ago