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Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Some Christians claim that Baptism is not necessary for salvation, that it is an empty ritual symbolizing the inner conversion that has already...
Robert P. Lockwood
In 1846 in the city of Pittsburgh, a handful of the Sisters of Mercy announced that they were going to open a hospital, the first in the city,...
Chris Findley
"What are you doing?" I asked myself as I parked on the campus of Aquinas College in downtown Nashville. "If anyone finds out you are even...
Robert P. Lockwood
Let’s have a Catholic urban legend with a twist. This one dates from before the Reformation and its sources are therefore entirely Catholic....
Peter Michael Refakis
My mind fills with beautiful images of the liturgy when I think about the Episcopal church of my youth—yet somehow I have no recollection of...
Abbie Brown Collins
"Dear, there is no such thing as a personal God." As a child, I remember hearing these words from my mom. My parents and my entire extended...
Chris DeVolld
I was born in southeast Ohio, in an area that is part of Appalachia. My parents and their parents attended the First Church of Christ, where I...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
"Catholics are idolaters." "Catholic feasts have pagan origins." For 21 centuries, a variety of camps have slapped the “pagan” label on the...
Jacqueline Rapp
Facebook is a fascinating vehicle. I've come across so many people people who knew me in my past, before Easter 1995—when I came into full...
Leslie Duperon
Sometimes I just have to wonder about God. When I look at my life, I think he must have an enormous sense of humor. When I consider my...