http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/09/lent-2011-are-you-ready-for-it/ Image via Wikipedia With Lent here, it’s a good time to ask the question, “Are you ready for it?” or an even better question, “Do you understand it?” Lent is a complex time in the Church year, we are depriving ourselves, we are reminded of our mortality yet we are to be preparing for … Continue reading Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?
Image via Wikipedia I am a sinner in need of a conversion. A deep spiritual conversion. I need to feel the spirit of God racing through my vein's, I need to hear the soft whisper of the Holy Spirit within my being and I need to experience the crucifixion of our Lord daily. This is … Continue reading I am a Sinner, this much I know
by The Editors, Register correspondent Tuesday, Apr 20, 2010 8:00 AM Comments 1. The crisis seems to be nearing its conclusion. The vast majority of allegations are from the 1960-1985 period, and only six cases of clerical sex abuse in 2009 have been reported. 2. There was no global cover-up. “Nobody, nowhere, no time, no … Continue reading 12 Things Every Catholic Should Know About the U.S. Scandals
Image via Wikipedia "Mandatum novum do vobis ut diligatis invicem sicut dilexi vos" ("A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you"), the statement by Jesus in the Gospel of John (13:34) by which Jesus explained to the Apostles the significance of his action of washing their … Continue reading Wash all of me
Yesterday I was able to enjoy one of my favorite pastimes, debating my faith. I love to challenge people, be challenged and to talk my Catholic Faith, with anyone willing to listen. Yesterdays debate was lively yet no harsh words or bad feelings followed. This friend was not my normal debate partner, normally when I … Continue reading Forgiveness
Purgatory The Catholic faith teaches that when we die we will either spend entirety in Heaven or Hell, if we are to spend it in Heaven we must first cleanse ourselves to make our souls pure, for nothing impure will enter in to heaven. The teaching of Purgatory is not just a made up Catholic … Continue reading Defending the Faith…Purgatory