How Will the Warning affect the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election?

The Warning of Garabandal, which is the same as the first secret of Medjugorje, occurs 7 months from now, on Good Friday of 2016 (March 25th). In this brief event, every sinner on earth will be shown the sins still … Continue reading

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Bible Readings Week 24

For this week: read Acts 27-28 and Romans 1-3.

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Invincible Ignorance in Salvation Theology

The first principle of salvation theology is that all persons who die in the state of grace receive eternal salvation in Heaven. Perhaps they go to Heaven directly, or perhaps after a temporary stay in Purgatory. But all who die … Continue reading

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Are some Catholic School Teacher Contracts hypocritical, immoral, or illegal?

There is a nice article over at Crisis magazine by Daniel Guernsey on the subject of teacher contracts at Catholic grade schools (K-12). The diocese of San Francisco has a new contract, which drops the use of the word “minister”, … Continue reading

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Read my books through Kindle Unlimited

Amazon.com has a program called Kindle Unlimited, explained here. They say: Q: What is Kindle Unlimited? A: Kindle Unlimited is a new service that allows you to read as much as you want, choosing from over 800,000 titles and thousands … Continue reading

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Bible Readings Week 23

For this week: read Acts 22-26.

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Again I’m cautioning everyone that a Schism is Imminent

Some, not all, conservative and traditionalist Catholics have decided that they will oppose any decision on doctrine or discipline by Pope Francis and the Synod of Bishops which does not agree with their own understanding. Within this loose-knit group are … Continue reading

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Fr. Zlatko Sudac visited Medjugorje

One of the members of my discussion group (CatholicPlanet.net) visited Medjugorje recently. He was there from August 5th to 12th. He reports: On one day I asked my local guide if she knew of Fr. Zlatko Sudac. Not only did … Continue reading

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Modern Society likes new ideas, hates truth

There is a verse in Sacred Scripture, in Acts of the Apostles, which describes the residents of the Greek city of Athens. [Acts] {17:21} (Now all the Athenians, and arriving visitors, were occupying themselves with nothing other than speaking or … Continue reading

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Are the Sacraments of Marriage and Confession Valid in the SSPX?

The Society of Pope Saint Pius X is an heretical and schismatic group, which broke away from the Catholic Church in reaction to the doctrines and disciplines of the Second Vatican Council. They are in a state of formal heresy … Continue reading

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Bible Readings Week 22

For this week: read Acts 17-21.

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How To Solve the Contraception and Abortion Problem

It might seem that, if we could elect a conservative pro-life President, and get one or two more conservative votes on the Supreme Court, we could ban abortion and end the contraceptive mandate in health care. But that approach would … Continue reading

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Bible Readings Week 21

For this week: read Acts 12-16.

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The Path to the Acceptance of Gay Marriage

What path did society take, so as to arrive at its current acceptance of same-sex marriage? It is this same path, in reverse, that society must travel to reverse its acceptance of gay marriage. 1. The first step on that … Continue reading

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It’s Legal and Experts Agree, But is it Moral?

I’ve read more than a few news and opinion articles on the topic of contraception, abortion, and Obamacare. Common arguments used to support the contraception mandate over religious objections include long discredited arguments. It’s Legal One version of this argument … Continue reading

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Bible Readings Week 20

For this week: read Acts 7-11.

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8 Months until the Warning of Garabandal

The Warning shows each person the sins still on their conscience, i.e. the sins from which they have not yet repented. Those who have many unrepented grave sins will suffer greatly on that day. The best way to diminish that … Continue reading

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Eschatology in John chapter 21

This passage from the Gospel of John struck me as filled with eschatological meaning. On the literal or direct level of meaning, it is certainly an accurate description of actual events after the Resurrection of Jesus, prior to His Ascension. … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on the Environment: Part Ten

IV. JOY AND PEACE 222. “Christian spirituality proposes an alternative understanding of the quality of life, and encourages a prophetic and contemplative lifestyle, one capable of deep enjoyment free of the obsession with consumption…. Christian spirituality proposes a growth marked … Continue reading

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Bible Readings Week 19

For this week: read Acts 2-6.

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