Tag: God

Sundry Thoughts on Sanctity and Curiosity

Do not be mismatched with unbelievers. For what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship is there between light and darkness? 2 Corinthians 14 Catholic RSV One of my dear friends, a widow from the States, is pursuing the road to perfection. When we see each other once a year, we discuss

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Principled

Today, a holy person told me that people leave the Church, either those from the liberal or conservative side, because they are “unprincipled.” I was surprised at this comment, because principles did not seem to be a problem with these people who are leaving, especially Trads, who are migrating to the SSPX and the schismatic

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Delusion in the Church?

There are many definitions of mental illness, a term covering many illnesses, which sadly carry a stigma, which we all must try and destroy. This stigma hides the reality of various types of mental illness, such as post-traumatic stress, or bi-polarism or schizophrenia. Perhaps, the most common type of mental illness today is depression. Sometimes

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A Catholic Problem

I taught logic and debate for years. I taught my students how to argue rationally and not fall into the long list of fallacies. Most of my teaching was based on based on the Classical philosophical traditions. The old Catholic educational systems taught Logic to their pupils both in high school and in university. Some

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Spiritual Warfare Series – Part 3

Finally, I come to the nitty-gritty of how to combat hatred, Protestant type revolt, sloppy thinking, sloth and absolutely crude and rude language. One needs armour and help. We know the armour is mostly that of humility, as noted in the past two parts to this series. If one is humble, one drops the stone

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Demonic Activity Online – Part 2

Catholics are losing the ability for rational discourse. Reason is out the window and emotional responses have trumped argumentation. Debate is hardly possible. Sin creates confusion of the mind, and destroys restraints we should have learned as children regarding our emotions. I would like to put forward the plan for combating demonic activity in one’s

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The Church is a Reflection of its Members

Examine yourselves to see whether you are living in faith. Test yourselves. Do you not realize that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless, of course, you fail the test. (2 Corinthians 13:5) The Catholic Church appears to be in a crisis. A crisis, recognized by the moral failure many of its leaders. A crisis that often

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The Greatest Sin Of Our Time

This will be my last posting on Jay’s blog for sometime. I have been too ill to continue with my own, and am thankful for Jay for his soapbox. Over the past several years, I have noticed that there is ONE sin which underlines all the sins of people. This is the sin of Avoidance

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