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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Priesthood

   Prayer   October 22, 2017  Comments Off on Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Priesthood

How to Get There I’m going to tell you everything you ever wanted to know about priesthood. “When” does it happen in your life. “How” one becomes a Catholic priest. “What” happens once you are inside the doors of a seminary. And the never ending question of “why” do I…

The “Annotated” Mass

   Prayer   October 21, 2017  Comments Off on The “Annotated” Mass

Introductory remarks: I originally put this together with the various ministers explaining their parts; i.e., the choir director explained the music sections; the deacon explained his sections of the mass and I explained the priestly parts. It is a result of discovering that “Catholics” really did not know what was…

The Church in the Christian Empire

   Church History   October 6, 2017  Comments Off on The Church in the Christian Empire

I. The Church in the Christian Empire A. The Church of Constantine 1. In 313 A.D. peace reigned in the church. There was a new relationship between the church and the empire. The state intervened in the church and expected it to support it. The emperor tried to smooth over…

Being a Christian in the Early Centuries

   Church History   October 2, 2017  Comments Off on Being a Christian in the Early Centuries

I. Being a Christian in the Early Centuries First to Third  To be a Christian is to accept the Good News of Jesus Christ and let your lives be transformed by it. A Christian is not an isolated individual but belongs to a community of God, His people, the Church….