Monthly Archives: August 2022

The Spiritual Fatherhood of Priests

Why is it that Catholics call their priests by the title “Father” and the Pope is called the “Holy Father” when we are told to call no man our father? What is being cited is Matthew 23:8-12: “As for you, … Continue reading

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Mass for the 22nd Sunday of the Year

[126] Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29 / Psalm 68:4-5, 6-7, 10-11 / Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a / Luke 14:1, 7-14 The first reading this weekend is short but very meaningful.  We read again: “My child, conduct your … Continue reading

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The Pope & Christ

If Jesus is the Lord then why do Catholics follow the Pope? There is no conflict as the Pope is the successor of Peter, made by Jesus as the ROCK or head of his Church.  The Pope does not displace … Continue reading

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Catholicism & the Bible

How can Catholics say they are Christians if they do not believe in and follow the Bible? The Catholic Church is the mother of the Bible.  The bishops of the Church gathered at the synod or council of Hippo in … Continue reading

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