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Angst Vobiscum: Watching Cartoons and Thinking About Hell

When I was a boy I attended a Catholic parochial school from second to eighth grade and was given a  heavy dose of religious indoctrination.  It was unfortunate that I didn’t learn to ignore what we were being taught about heaven and hell, sin and salvation.  1,147 more words

Memoir

The Scapular Rosary / Honoring St. Simon Stock

Catholics who carry a rosary may also wear a scapular.    A scapular usually is made of two, two inch by two inch pieces of fabric joined by a string.  345 more words

Practicing Authentic Devotion to the Virgin Mary

CHAPTER TWO – IN WHAT DEVOTION TO MARY CONSISTS

3. Principal practices of devotion to Mary

115. There are several interior practices of true devotion to the Blessed Virgin. 974 more words

Virgin Mary

Why We Must Die to Ourselves

CHAPTER TWO – IN WHAT DEVOTION TO MARY CONSISTS

Third principle: We must rid ourselves of what is evil in us

78. Our best actions are usually tainted and spoiled by the evil that is rooted in us. 953 more words

Virgin Mary

Mancipia Christi (Slaves of Christ)

CHAPTER TWO – IN WHAT DEVOTION TO MARY CONSISTS

Second principle: We belong to Jesus and Mary as their slaves

68. From what Jesus Christ is in regard to us we must conclude, as St. 1,513 more words

Virgin Mary

Christ is the Ultimate End

CHAPTER TWO – IN WHAT DEVOTION TO MARY CONSISTS

1. Basic principles of devotion to Mary

60. Having spoken briefly of the necessity of devotion to the Blessed Virgin, I must now explain what this devotion consists in. 1,664 more words

Virgin Mary

Carry Your Christian Mark: Necklaces And The Four-Way Medal

Every Christian should proudly carry their family emblem. No, not the crest of their family tree, but the mark of their spiritual family, the Cross. Without getting into the history of Jews carrying the symbol of their family name (that’s what Google is for, not a crummy guy like me), let’s talk about ways we can wear the mark of our universal Church, our family. 1,137 more words

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