Tag: Christian

The Intersection of Changing Doctrine and the Current Scandal in the Catholic Church

The many recent scandals and the ongoing realisation that homosexual, Ephebophilia and pedophilia activity has been revealed in the Vatican itself, leads one to understand that the problem is not merely passionate, sensual, Neo-pagan sins, but the attempt to overturn doctrine. Just as in abortion, the real sin is the hidden one of killing an

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Fear vs Fear Not

One of the most resounding phrases of St. John Paul II was his reiterated “Fear Not.” If he were on earth today, and I am sure he sees this from his place in heaven, he would say it again. The West, especially Great Britain, has fallen into a fear future. Those who are lukewarm at

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A Member of the Remnant Writes

Years ago, over 40, Pope Benedict stated that the future of the Church would be small isolated communities in a sea of unbelief. For years, I thought there would be a schism between the liberal Church and the remnant true believers. I no longer believe that and have not for some time. As Satan has

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The Humanity of Our Holy Priests

During my life I been fortunate to have the opportunity to meet and interact with a number of men with the indelible mark of Holy Orders. I can honestly state, the vast majority are hard working, honest men striving for holiness. Some of whom, I love and appreciate as I would a member of my

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Character vs Personality – Part Two

The definition of “character” may be broken into two parts. The first would be a dictionary definition of all the qualities and traits of an individual—yours and mine, different, unique, singular. Or, character may be defined as the moral and ethical qualities of a person, a view of the soul, mind and heart of a

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Personality vs. Character

Recently, from an odd source, I was reminded of a truth which I knew years ago. This is that one’s personality can interfere with personal holiness. In the States, and in some Western countries, a person’s personality is considered important for many reasons—such as to work in society, to create job connections, especially in business,

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On the Saintly Father William Doyle, S.J.

Yes, there are some holy Jesuits. Father William Doyle, born March 3rd, 1873 and killed in WWI in the trenches serving dying men, on August 16th, 1917, in the Third Battle of Ypres, is being considered a saint. His biography, and the earliest one I have here in my hand, called, Merry in God, by

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