Category Archives: theology

Jesus on the Cross: Three Hours of Darkness

When Jesus was suffering for our salvation on the Cross, there was darkness for three hours. Was this darkness natural or supernatural? And did this darkness affect the whole “land” or the whole “earth”? It is a popular misconception that … Continue reading

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dogmatic fact: Pope Francis is a valid Pope

Indefectibility The one holy Catholic and Apostolic Church is indefectible. She can never go astray from the true Faith. {16:18} And I say to you, that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church, and the … Continue reading

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My position on Christian businesses and Gay customers

In my opinion as a believing and practicing Roman Catholic: 1. Christian businesses should not refuse to provide their products and services to gay persons. If you provide a moral product or service, how is it immoral to provide it … Continue reading

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Bible Readings: week 3

4 chapters from the Old Testament and one chapter from the New Testament each day March 30 to April 3, 2015 Monday: Genesis 41-44; Matthew 11 Tuesday: Genesis 45-48; Matthew 12 Wednesday: Genesis 49-50 and Exodus 1-2; Matthew 13 Thursday: … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy on Reception of Communion

My preference for Church discipline on reception of Communion, as I’ve said several times before, is quite narrow: only believing and practicing Catholics who are free from all mortal sins and who have been to Confession within the last month … Continue reading

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The Warning of Garabandal: March 25th, 2016

The supernatural event foretold by the Blessed Virgin Mary at Garabandal will occur one year from today, on 25 March 2016. That event is also the first secret of Medjugorje. The 25th of March is the day we celebrate the … Continue reading

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Overview of a faithful Catholic life

These are my general recommendations for living a Catholic life in a sinful world. Prayer is an exercise of the theological virtues of love, faith, and hope. Always pray much more for others than for yourself. Consider people you know, … Continue reading

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Who are the Beasts and the Whore of Babylon?

The book of Revelation is the last book of the New Testament. This book was written by John the Evangelist, brother of James, son of Zebedee. This book refers to the future of the Church, to the time called “the … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for week 2

4 chapters from the Old Testament and one chapter from the New Testament each day March 23 to 27, 2015 Monday: Genesis 21-24; Matthew 6 Tuesday: Genesis 25-28; Matthew 7 Wednesday: Genesis 29-32; Matthew 8 Thursday: Genesis 33-36; Matthew 9 … Continue reading

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Can a former Protestant become Pope?

Protestantism is material heresy. The question is whether a Protestant who has converted to Catholicism can possibly be a valid Pope. But a related question has the same answer: can a Catholic heretic, who repents and returns to the fullness … Continue reading

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False Repentance: the politician’s apology

True repentance from grave sin is always a cooperation with grace. In fact, a non-Christian who has never been baptized can enter the state of grace by true repentance from sin, in full cooperation with grace (perfect contrition). [1] A … Continue reading

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Does a change in discipline imply a change in doctrine?

The disciplines of the Old Testament were given by Divine Revelation. These are the most firmly established disciplines. And yet all the Old Testament disciplines have been dispensed by Christ and His Church. Does this nullification of all Old Testament … Continue reading

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