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Calling Priest  "Father"

Recently, someone who is considering Catholicism asked me why do Catholics refer to priest as “father. ”

I didn’t want to get into a long conversation regarding what Jesus meant toward the Pharisees using prideful titles and how he criticized their usage of them (Mat 23:2-10). 323 more words


Christ, our Savior.

Christ our Savior, keep us in your protection and love.
Shower down upon us, rich blessings from heaven above.
Jesus, keep us under the protection of your holy venerable cross. 62 more words

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The "young people" speak

I realized, after my last post, that there was more to the story. I wrote about some of the material we have taught in seventh-grade religious ed. 732 more words

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Why Catholic Schools?

Because With an Incarnate View of the World, there are no Secular Subjects

Deciding what type of school to enroll your child in can be difficult given the many options within today’s educational system. 461 more words


'Aid in dying' bill back before lawmakers

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– One side calls it a ‘humane aid in dying’ for the terminally ill. But the other side calls it a ‘slippery slope to… 312 more words


Confirmation Class 2018

On March 01, 2018 the Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, SJ, Archbishop of Ottawa conferred the Sacrament of Confirmation on 16 of our students from here at Holy Name of Mary Parish. 41 more words

Holy Name Of Mary Parish

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, also known as the Saint Louis Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church located in the Central West End area of St. Louis, Missouri.