Category Archives: Apologetics

Opinion piece: The Dubia Were Answered

Elizabeth A. Mitchell at The Catholic Thing: Saturday, May 11, 2019 Perhaps it was because Notre-Dame de Paris was burning. Perhaps it was because the best place to hide something from view is in plain sight.  Or perhaps it was because … Continue reading

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Day 4 of the Novena to Our Lady of Fatima

  Day 4: Second Secret of Fatima Reflection Our Lady of Fatima asked for the Consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart for the conversion of Russia and to avoid another war. The mentality of materialism, atheism, and secularism (which … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time

  FIRST READING  Isaiah 45:1, 4-6 Thus says the Lord to his anointed, Cyrus, whose right hand I grasp, subduing nations before him, and making kings run in his service, opening doors before him and leaving the gates unbarred:  For … Continue reading

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Christ, you walked on the sea

The recently posted article on CP&S  Six Cultural Trends That Challenge The Modern Evangelizer, written by Monsignor Pope, for me was pretty scary. I wonder too how many of us thought that Mons. Pope had stolen all our best original ideas? … Continue reading

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The Pope Video for March: Broken Families

Prayer of intercession for all families struggling with difficulties May the Lord hear our prayers and heal all families and bring them closer to our Lord Jesus Christ. Mother Mary and Saint Joseph, please intercede for all families here on earth. Lord, … Continue reading

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Philip Jenkins on dissident Catholics

  Professor Philip Jenkins, Welsh-born Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University in the United States, may be quite well known to many for his contributions to research in Christian history and criminology (no pun intended!). Long, long ago in … Continue reading

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Is Limbo Closed? (Where Do Unbaptized Babies Go?)

As this has come up again, Joe Heschmeyer has an excellent description of the current state of things: So what happens to a baby who dies without Baptism? After all, neither Heaven or Hell seem like an obvious fit. On … Continue reading

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Those Who Start Their Own Church Follow the Voice of Satan: 11 Teachings from St. Cyprian AD 250

From: St. Cyprian, a Bishop and Martyr by HHAMBROSE Listers, our Lord Jesus Christ is not returning to our world for a harem of “churches.”There is One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church and it was founded by Christ and charged by … Continue reading

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