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Burying A Treasure: Entitlement

Reading the parable of talents, I was hit between the eyes with this sentence:”But the man who received one (talent) went off and dug a hole in the ground and buried his master’s money.”A talent is a coin worth about 17 years worth of wages. In today’s…

A Christian View Of Self

“That I feed the hungry, that I forgive an insult, that I love my enemy in the name of Christ—all these are undoubtedly great virtues . . . But what if I should discover that the least among them all, the poorest of all the beggars, the most impudent of all the offenders, the very […]

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Traditionalists plan national day of mourning and protest

With the rumor that Pope Francis plans to remove Cardinal Raymond Burke from head of the Apostolic Signatura and and given a non-curial assignment as patron of the Order of Malta traditionalist are up-in-arms. Feeling that no doubt this outspoken cardinal is being punished for his support of the Traditional Latin Mass. Rod Traud the [...]

35 Saints’ Names Rarely Picked for Confirmation

I want video of the Bishop saying these names as they Confirm someone.NOTE: In making this list, I do not intend to ridicule the Saints or those they intercede for. Rather, the list is made in fun. We Christians need to be able to laugh at ourselves. A…

Review: The Protestant’s Dilemma

The Protestant’s Dilemma: How the Reformation’s Shocking Consequences Point to the Truth of Catholicism by Devin Rose is a rather interesting read. Many apologetics books in this area concentrate on a couple of arguments such as the faults of interpretation such as Sola Scriptura. What I found most interesting is that this book uses a [...]

10 Reasons The Catholic Church Should NOT Sell Her “Riches” And Give Money To The Poor

There are many who ask – why doesn’t the Catholic Church sell all her paintings, buildings, expensive decorations, etc. and give them to the poor (and it is a good question to ask). The answers below.10 Reasons The Catholic Church Should NOT Sell Her “…

Why The Beatings Go On

The Ray Rice punch-out of his bride-to-be has caused a storm of outrage, shock, and, of course, general condemnation. Some in the media want NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to be fired for not taking the attack seriously (at first giving Rice a mere two-game suspension) and then claiming that he never saw the video of […]

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10 Reasons Why Being Catholic Rocks

10 Reasons Why Being Catholic RocksCivil disobedience.  In refusing to obey laws that are unjust, we show the world that there are more important things in life than just getting along. When necessary we march, picket, and if it comes to it, …

It Is Never Too Late

It certainly seemed like the workers who spent the entire day in the vineyard had a point. It didn’t seem just for them to receive the same pay as those who worked a few hours. After all, they were out in the sun all day, while those other guys only worked in the late afternoon. […]

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Through The Cross, Our Lives Become Victorious

Once there was a young woman who, upon leaving home, ignored her religious upbringing and lived a wild and immoral life—until she was diagnosed with a fatal disease. Far from home, with no one else to turn to, she spent her last few weeks in a hospital run by Catholic nuns, and she was constantly […]

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