Did Jesus Appear to His Mother After His Resurrection?
Q&A
January 23, 2019

Did Jesus Appear to His Mother After His Resurrection?

Full Question Did Jesus appear to his mother Mary before Mary Magdalene after the Resurrection? If yes, is it biblical? Answer There is nothing in Scripture that says Jesus appeared…
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How Can Mary Hear So Many Prayers?
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January 21, 2019

How Can Mary Hear So Many Prayers?

Full Question Can Mary hear everybody everywhere as God the Father and Jesus can? Answer To be sure, the Blessed Mother is a finite creature, whereas God the Father and Jesus…
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January 19, 2019

Is it allowed to donate female reproductive cells for IVF?

Answer The Catholic Church frowns on anything IVF since this robs a child the chance to be born out of love - a conjugal union between a man and a…
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January 19, 2019

Will there be food in heaven?

Full Question Will food be eaten in heaven? Answer In heaven we will not, strictly speaking, have need of food for our sustenance as we do on earth because there will…
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Q&A
January 19, 2019

If you commit a sin without knowing it is sinful, are you still guilty?

Your conscience has a way of telling you when something is wrong. However, if it were possible that at some point you were absolutely unaware of the sinful nature of…
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Which Is the Earliest Version of the Our Father?
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January 16, 2019

Which Is the Earliest Version of the Our Father?

Full Question Which is the earliest version of the Our Father? Answer The earliest version is found in the Gospels of Matthew (6:9-13) and Luke (11:2-4). Scholars debate which Gospel is…
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Did Jesus Really Raise Lazarus from the Dead?
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January 16, 2019

Did Jesus Really Raise Lazarus from the Dead?

Full Question Is the story of the raising of Lazarus (John 11:1-44) a true story or symbolic? Why are the synoptic Gospels silent with this major story in Christ's life?…
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Would God Have Sinned in Having Isaac Killed?
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January 16, 2019

Would God Have Sinned in Having Isaac Killed?

Full Question Why isn’t God asking Abraham to murder his son a moral contradiction? Answer The answer is contingent upon a correct understanding of the word murder. Murder is taking the life…
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7 Days of Prayers for the Souls in Purgatory
Prayers
January 14, 2019

7 Days of Prayers for the Souls in Purgatory

SUNDAY O Lord God omnipotent, I beseech Thee by the Precious Blood, which Thy Divine Son, Jesus shed in the Garden, deliver the souls in purgatory and especially that one…
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A PRAYER AFTER CONFESSION BY ST. FRANCES XAVIER CABRINI
Prayers
January 14, 2019

A Prayer After Confession by St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

My dearest Jesus, I have told all my sins as well as I could. I tried hard to make a good confession. I feel sure that you have forgiven me. …
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