Prayer to Spiritually Adopt an Unborn Child

Jesus, Mary, Joseph, I love you very much.  I beg you to spare the life of the unborn child that I have spiritually adopted who is in danger of abortion. Amen.

Archbishop Fulton Sheen

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PRAYER TO FREE 1000 SOULS FROM PURGATORY

PRAYER TO FREE 1000 SOULS FROM PURGATORY, Our Lord told St. Gertrude the Great that the following prayer would release 1,000 
Souls from Purgatory each time it is said. The prayer was later extended to include  living sinners as well. 

“ETERNAL FATHER, I OFFER THEE THE MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD OF THY DIVINE SON, JESUS, IN UNION WITH THE MASSES SAID THROUGHOUT THE WORLD TODAY, FOR ALL THE HOLY SOULS IN PURGATORY, for sinners everywhere, for sinners in the universal Church, those in my own home and within my family. Amen.”

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Truth… Again…

To expand on Bishop Sheen’s statement about right and wrong…

“Right is always right, even when nobody is right. Wrong is always wrong, even when everybody is wrong.”

Truth is always true, even if nobody believes it. Falsehood is always false, even if everybody believes it.

Good is always good, even when nobody is good. Evil is always evil, even when everybody is evil.

Right and wrong. Truth and falsehood. Good and evil. None of these are reliant upon democracy – they are not decided on by a majority vote. They simply are, and no amount of subjective opinion can change them.

BK

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WHY JESUS’ DISCIPLES DID NOT LIE ABOUT THE RESURRECTION – Scott M. Sullivan

Sott M. Sullivan explains why the conspiracy theory that the disciples stole Jesus’s body and lied about the resurrection is completely discredited…

This is part of Dr. Sullivan’s Christ 101 course – I highly recommend it! You can find it here…

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A Different Way of Understanding How 2 Timothy 3:16 Is Not about Sola Scripura

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Wow.. Patrick Vandapool breaks down the Protestant 2 TIM 3:16 Sola Scriptura argument and explains how it actually supports Scripture AND Tradition. This is awesome…

Originally posted on Patrick Vandapool:

“Bible-only” friends,

In my experience, your groups refer to 2 Timothy 3:16-17 more than any other Bible passage as a proof for sola Scriptura or “Bible-only” Christianity. This passage, you think, is the silver bullet, the cleanup hitter, the biblical proof of all proofs! The passage reads:

All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

You interpret the passage as, essentially, “The Bible is all Scripture, and the Bible alone contains all knowledge necessary for salvation and holiness.” And as your most often-used proof for sola Scriptura or “Bible-only” Christianity, I will give it more attention than your others. (I’ve addressed your lesser-used passages here, here, and here.) Let us begin by addressing the full passage beginning from verse 14 through verse 17.

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Apologetics In Memes…

There are a lot of great memes that show up around the internet, and some of them are quick and easy ways to evangelize, help with apologetics or just inspire. 

I hate to let them go to waste, so I am starting a new page just for apologetics and inspiration in meme form.

Most of these have the authors/sponsors tagged in the meme itself – credit goes to those folks…

Here are a few to get me started…

Pretty good illustration of the history of the Church and who started what when… And who has been consistent throughout history…

The Conglomination

Why we have beautiful Cathedrals and churches – it’s not what you think…

This is why we have cathedrals

The proof of the love of Jesus…

Proof of the love of Jesus

Where can you find the Sacrament of Confirmation in scripture?

confirmation in scripture

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If I Were Not A Catholic – by Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

Sounds familiar…

“If I were not a Catholic, and were looking for the true Church in the world today, I would look for the one Church which did not get along well with the world; in other words, I would look for the Church which the world hated. My reason for doing this would be, that if Christ is in any one of the churches of the world today, He must still be hated as He was when He was on earth in the flesh. If you would find Christ today, then find the Church that does not get along with the world. Look for the Church that is hated by the world as Christ was hated by the world. Look for the Church that is accused of being behind the times, as our Lord was accused of being ignorant and never having learned. Look for the Church which men sneer at as socially inferior, as they sneered at Our Lord because He came from Nazareth. Look for the Church which is accused of having a devil, as Our Lord was accused of being possessed by Beelzebub, the Prince of Devils. Look for the Church which, in seasons of bigotry, men say must be destroyed in the name of God as men crucified Christ and thought they had done a service to God. Look for the Church which the world rejects because it claims it is infallible, as Pilate rejected Christ because He called Himself the Truth. Look for the Church which is rejected by the world as Our Lord was rejected by men. Look for the Church which amid the confusions of conflicting opinions, its members love as they love Christ, and respect its Voice as the very voice of its Founder, and the suspicion will grow, that if the Church is unpopular with the spirit of the world, then it is unworldly, and if it is unworldly it is other worldly. since it is other-worldly, it is infinitely loved and infinitely hated as was Christ Himself. But only that which is Divine can be infinitely hated and infinitely loved. Therefore the Church is Divine.”

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In Case You Didn’t Get To A Fireworks Show On The 4th…

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Nadler: Catholic Church ‘cannot impose their religious views’ on employees

rightbill:

I actually wrote this a couple of years ago, but I think it’s timely now…

Originally posted on Rightlinks Blog - Because I didn't fight communism in Vietnam so that I could surrender to communism in America...:

For starters, this is not just a “Catholic” issue. It’s an “Everybody” issue. But before I get to that, let’s say, just for the sake of argument, that it is a Catholic Church issue. 

In stating that the Church ‘cannot impose their religious views’ on employees, Rep. Nadler has reversed reality. 

The Church (and it’s many sponsored affiliates and institutions) does not force anybody to come to work for them. People come to Catholic institutions seeking employment. Catholic institutions do not hire people based on their religious preferences (if any), and they do not require them to be Catholic. 

Let’s say you are interviewing someone for a job, and that person states that they will only take the job if you allow them to date your spouse. What would you think? You, hopefully, would end the interview immediately and go on to the next person in line.

Why? Because, you…

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