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Have You Been Saved? Are You Born Again?

Same sex unions - should I care?

How should I respond to someone who asks me if I’ve been saved, or born again? Answer with a resounding, “Yes!” Tell them that it is through Baptism that you were saved, just as the Bible says in 1 Pet ...

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The Almighty

Glory to God in the highest

As you may have noticed, what the Catholic Church believes and teaches is summarized in the Creed that is professed so very often during Mass – mores-o on weekends. The Catholic Catechism takes each segment of the Creed and expounds ...

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Man’s Response To God

By his Revelation, “the invisible God, from the fullness of his love, addresses men as his friends, and moves among them, in order to invite and receive them into his own company.” The adequate response to this invitation is faith. ...

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Catholic Church Teachings – Believe Or Not

As A Catholic, Should I Accept All Catholic Church Teachings? Every single thing that the Catholic Church teaches has its root and foundation is Matthew 16: 18 – 19.  Here Jesus, the Son of God decreed, “So I now say ...

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Catholic Church And The Cricifix

What is the Catholic Church’s teaching and beliefs on the crucifix? One of my co-workers asked me why do Catholics have Crucifixes in our churches … don’t we believe Jesus has raised? Why do we keep Him on the cross? ...

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Apologetics – The Catholic Church, Catholic Faith And The Bible

The Holy Catholic Church

Are there any fundamental rules for doing apologetics? A couple of more fundamentals about apologetics before we relocate into certain apologetics topics:. # 1) Ingrain this into your being that the Bible is a Catholic book! It is the One, ...

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The Creed – What Catholics Believe

 

It is important to understand what we believe as Catholics, and to understand the true teachings of the Catholic Church. There are so many misconceptions about what we believe. Part of the problem is the many Catholics have no clue about what the Church teaches, and as such they are easily mislead by un-truths.  St Paul writes in 1 Timothy 6: 3 - 5, "Anyone who teaches anything different and does not keep to the sound teaching which is that of our Lord Jesus Christ, the doctrine which is in accordance with true religion, is proud and has no understanding, but rather a weakness for questioning everything and arguing about words. All that can come of this is jealousy, contention, abuse and evil mistrust; and unending disputes by people who are depraved in mind and deprived of truth, and imagine that religion is a way of making a profit."  In another article, I shared a brief history of the Catholic Church and the Bible, and the origin of both.  Please feel free to review this before reading on.

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