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Catholic teaching on a range of topics.

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Karl Marx and Millennials

Source: Bishop Robert Barron on YouTube Word on Fire Show:Today, we discuss a recent article in Teen Vogue titled “Who is Karl Marx?”, which shows how many teens and teachers have begun dabbling in Marxism. There have been a slew of other articles noting the rise of millennials supporting socialism. […]

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Why Celibacy?

Source: Father John Hollowell on YouTube Homily for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A #Celibacy #Catholicism #Priesthood Header image: i.ytimg.com External link:Interview with Cardinal Sarah on celibacy at lifesitenews.com

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Purgatory in the Bible

Source: Catholic Productions on YouTube Where is purgatory in the Bible? If you asked many people where is Purgatory in the Bible, you may either get blank stares, possibly be told, vaguely, it’s somewhere in the Old Testament (which is true), perhaps in the letters of St. Paul (which is […]

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Parable of the Mustard Seed

Source: Catholic Productions on YouTube The parable of the mustard seed and the mulberry tree have Jesus presenting 2 seemingly ridiculous scenarios: if your faith is small (rather than large) like a mustard seed then you can uproot a tree with a massive root system (effectively impossible) and plant it […]

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Can a Catholic be Cremated?

Source: Breaking in The Habit on YouTube For centuries, the Catholic Church forbade the practice of cremation, even denying funerals to those who chose this option. Why was this the case, and what changed that now allows this practice? SOCIAL MEDIA: Blog: https://goo.gl/QuB4ra Facebook: https://goo.gl/UoeKWy Twitter: https://goo.gl/oQs6ck Instagram: https://goo.gl/ShMbhH Podcast: […]

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Lust and Adultery in the Heart

Source: Catholic Productions on YouTube In this video, Dr. Pitre discusses Jesus’ teaching on Adultery in the Sermon on the Mount. What is required for one to have committed adultery in their heart? Elsewhere in the Sermon on the Mount, what about Jesus’ use of hyperbole to deliver his teaching […]

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How to Build Your Prayer Life This Year

Source: Ascension Presents on YouTube Father Mark-Mary shares a goal-setting technique that helped make Google…well, Google. But instead of using this goal-setting technique for worldly gain, Father shows you how to use it to establish a prayer routine that will change your life. First, you’ll need to develop a taste […]

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What You Should Know About Purgatory

Source: Ascension Presents on YouTube What is meant by the final purification? Understanding the Catholic notion of purgatory requires knowing the difference between a temporal consequence and an eternal consequence; this difference has nothing to do with damnation and salvation. Some people reject the idea of purgatory because they misunderstand […]

Articles, Teaching

What is Purgatory?

Source: Catholic Answers at catholic.com Reprinted with permission. The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines purgatory as a “purification, so as to achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joy of heaven,” which is experienced by those “who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified” (CCC 1030). It notes that “this […]

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Homosexuality, Gay Marriage, and Holiness

Source: Ascension Presents on YouTube In this segment from Ascension’s program “YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body”, Jason Evert discusses homosexuality, gay marriage, and the Catholic Church…including why he looks forward to the day the Catholic Church has a same-sex-attracted saint. For segments addressing transgenderism, pornography, contraception […]