Tag Archives: Sacraments

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

From: http://www.stpeterslist.com/ 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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11 Basic Questions Over the Sacraments

Padre Pio in the Confessional  The following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its basic question-and-answer approach is the most natural … Continue reading

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4 Questions that Help to Explain “What is a Sacrament?” (St. Thomas Aquinas)

This is the first in a short series of posts on the Sacraments. A non-scientific straw poll among some of my friends, both converts and cradle Catholics revealed a suprising (to me) ignorance of these very basic tenets of our … Continue reading

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What Grace Is Given in the Sacraments? – And 10 Other Questions

The Sacrament of Confession via the Roman Catholic Spiritual Direction site. The  following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its … Continue reading

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Sacraments of the Dead: 12 Questions on Sacrilege and Grace

The following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its basic question-and-answer approach is the most natural learning style for the human mind and … Continue reading

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The Character Imprinted on the Soul. Questions About the Sacraments

Priestly Ordination of Rev. Mr. Jose Zepeda, F.S.S.P. has been conferred by Bishop Salvatore Cordileone. Deo Gratias! The following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to … Continue reading

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The Real Presence and A Short Story of Graham Green

The Real Presence belongs to one of the most difficult theological topics, while revealed by our Lord in the Last supper: While they were eating, Jesus took bread, said the blessing, broke it, and giving it to his disciples said, … Continue reading

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