Tag Archives: Same sex marriage

Raised Catholic but

When you have been lurking around the web for a while, you begin to identify certain opening salvos that are red flags to red meat Catholics: “I was raised Catholic” “I used to be an altar server” “I am an … Continue reading

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Valley Woman Not A Catholic Priest Because Gender Does Matter

This woman is Not a Catholic Priest.                                                                  Sigh. These older woman just don’t get it. There never will be women priests in the Catholic Church. Never. It is just not possible. It is settled doctrine.  The Church simply does not … Continue reading

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Loving The Sinner

Christians should never forget that God is Truth and Love. Therefore as Christians we are called to act in truth and love. These two concepts can not be separated. In the Encyclical Caritas in Veritate, Pope Benedict wrote: Charity in … Continue reading

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Marriage Wars

I have been intending to post on the same sex marriage as it relates to heterosexual Christian marriage in order to respond to a readers comment on this post . But getting ready for RCIA, and a bit of writers … Continue reading

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You Must Submitt

The great rallying cry of many progressives is the demand for tolerance. We, as a society, should accept all ideas, religions, behaviors, etc, as long as they are not hurtful or against the law. Unless, that is, you do not … Continue reading

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The Death of Marriage From the Bully Pulpit

It has concerned me greatly that the meme that same sex marriage is a civil right has come out of left field without any discussion or debate.  This is a concern because allowing same sex marriage to be normalized, changes … Continue reading

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In Defense of Marriage

Between one man and one woman, that is. The US Bishops have a lot of new resources on their web site to explain why the Church cannot accept homosexual marriage: Marriage: Unique for a Reason provides resources to assist with … Continue reading

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