Q&A Open Forum

Thursday, Mar 22, 2012 - 6pm ET

Fr. Paul Keller answers:

Are we supposed to kneel at Mass when we say “and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary,” specifically on Christmas and the feast of the Assumption?

Can you discuss the word “until” in Mt 1:25? Is it possible that the words mean exactly what they say?

Does the Church teach that Adam and Eve were real people?

Has the Eucharist always been a small host, or was it ever unleavened bread? Should we consume the Eucharist slowly, so that we can be reflecting on what it is?

Is it true that Jesus’ death coincided with the slaughter of the Passover lamb in John’s Gospel?

When you pray the Divine Mercy chaplet on the rosary, what are you supposed to pray on the bead that separates each decade? 

If the devil was originally with God in heaven and he knows he is eventually going to lose the battle, why does he continue to fight for the souls of men?

What is the importance of infant baptism? Since I have not been baptized, what would be my status if I wanted to become Catholic?