Do Catholics Pray “Vain Repetitions?”


As a young Protestant, this was one of my favorites to ask Catholics. “Why do Catholics pray ‘repetitious prayer’ like the Rosary when Jesus says not to pray ‘vain repetitions’ in Matthew 6:7?” I think we should begin here by quoting the actual

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Call No Woman Father


The question of whether or not women could ever be ordained to the ministerial priesthood is one that often generates more “heat” than it does “light.” Folks often come to the discussion emotionally charged to the point where rational discussion

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Are the alleged revelations of Heaven and Hell to Angelica Zambrano fake or real?


An evaluation of the alleged divine revelation that Angelica Zambrano claims to have had. Angelica Zambrano is a young Ecuadorian who allegedly was revealed to her Heaven and Hell by Our Lord Jesus Christ. But these explanations, and what she

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An African Proverb


“Every morning in Africa, a Gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest Lion or it will be killed. Every morning a Lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest Gazelle or it will

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2013 almost over. . . 2014 waiting

Happy New Year 2014

It has been such an interesting year, and 2013 is almost over. We should be grateful to God our merciful Father for the gift of life. This year might not have been the best of year for many people but

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10 Shocking Porn Stats


Originally posted on matt fradd:
One my pet peeves is when people cite statistics without knowing, or caring about knowing, the source; and the soundness of that source. Below are 10 statistics that I found particularly eye-opening. I’ve listed the…

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10 Quotes about the Rosary


10 Quotes about the Rosary.

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A Letter To Miley Cyrus


Originally posted on The Happy Heart:
Dear Miley, I, as well as millions of Americans, sat in amazement as I watched your VMA performance. No, you are not the first artist to grind on a backup dancer (however you may…

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Dear Catholic


DO YOU HAVE A BLOG? COME SHARE YOUR LOVE FOR MOTHER MARY!: After you’ve written your No Mary No Jesus post, add its URL to the list by clicking on the button below that says “Add your link.” A few details: Please

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Family of Friends


Originally posted on Joseyphina's World:
My sweet sisters! Some say friends are the family that God forgot to give us; Some friends stick closer than family; We are kind of stuck with our families; But friends are ours to…

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