Category Archives: Catholic Beliefs

Still Learning My Faith

I went through a phase many years ago that had me thinking that Catholic theology was much too complicated.  The whole “saved if you say the prayer” idea seemed so simple.  Why did we have to have catechism and obligations … Continue reading

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When Rejection is Louder than Humility

  If a change is necessary for the good of the church, an organization, or whatever…I’m all in.  But what if that means that MY talents aren’t needed anymore (ouch) or MY ideas are dismissed or rejected? This is happening … Continue reading

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Timely Hurricane Florence Sermon

Friends, Today I opened my Laudate app and read this sermon, which I found in the “Office of Readings.”  The timing is interesting in light of what our brothers and sisters on the east coast are going to live through … Continue reading

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Staying Faithful When the Church Disappoints – Part 2

You can read my first blog on the current priest abuse subject here . There are videos and blogs all over the internet from our good and faithful priests addressing their own and the church’s response to the latest scandal … Continue reading

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What is the Best Gift You Ever Received?

 Normally it’s so much fun to watch the children and families process in and take their seats in front.  But that day I was leading our LIFETEEN band so  I admit I was a little distracted and preoccupied with setting up and keeping it all together.   Continue reading

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With All My Heart, Soul, and Might

Some things just get in there – deep inside. They stay dormant and occasionally wake up to jolt you with a memory or feeling.  That happened to me today.  Flash back to my early childhood, and I’m upstairs in my … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye, and Hello

I’ve heard very smart people say that their scientific minds won’t allow their belief in God, because He can’t be “proved.” I’m here to tell you that Al Angelino had a great scientific mind, and he believed! Continue reading

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Three Reasons Catholics Are Bible People

  The Catholic Church is a  Bible Church. Does that sound weird to you? Okay, so it isn’t how we normally talk about the Catholic faith, and I wonder why not?  Here are just three reasons why I think this … Continue reading

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Learning to Love the Obligation

Do you go to Mass on Holy Days of Obligation?  I go to Mass every single Sunday, but holy days lost their importance to me over the years .  The thought of going out at night after being busy all … Continue reading

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Please Come Back

  Please come back. What do you hear in your heart as you read those words?  There isn’t much I can say to get you back to church if you don’t feel the need for it where it matters – … Continue reading

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