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To those shushing Convert Muzzlers…

Take THIS!
Marcus Grodi, of the Coming Home Network, has a new book just for YOU.
From Atheism to Catholicism
US HERE – UK HERE

I wonder if there is anyone out there who knows converts as Marcus Grodi does.
No, but wait… converts should … Continue reading

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Ed Peters schools Austen Ivereigh about “converts”

The liberal attack on converts who are concerned about the Church continue.  Lately liberal paplatrous gnostic Austen Ivereigh, once editor of The Bitter Pill in the UK, jumped aboard the band-wagon launched by Michael Sean Winters of the Fishwrap.  (HERE) Liberal historian … Continue reading

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Austen Ivereigh, like a papalatrous gnostic, calls converts who disagree with him “neurotic”

UPDATE:
At CRUX, Ivereigh issued an apology… sort of.  HERE
___ Originally Published on: Aug 10, 2017
A couple weeks ago (HERE) the Wile E. Coyote of the catholic Left, Michael Sean Winters of the Fishwrap sniggered with fellow lib Massimo “Beans” Faggioli about converts.  To quote Winters:
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@MichaelSWinters nasty remark about converts. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Today there is a “Defense of Converts” in First Things.  
There is a defense because there was an attack.
A couple days back, at the Fishwrap (aka National Sodomitic Reporter), the Wile E. Coyote of the catholic Left, Michael Sean Winters, attacked converts.
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ASK FATHER: Is there a good, conservative RCIA program?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I attend a Maronite church and our priest has decided he wants to offer an RCIA type program (Maronite Rite doesn’t technically have one). He’s a generally conservative priest and I was hoping you might suggest a good … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Confession before conversion

From a reader…
I just read through your “ASK FATHER: Can non-Catholics go to confession?” post. For me, as a convert who was validly Baptized outside the Church, and because I had a horrific first Confession experience, it begs the question of when those … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Entering the Church, do we need to have our marriage convalidated?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
My husband and I are entering the Church in just a few days now, and we are confused as to whether we will need our marriage convalidated. Our priest says so, but my RCIA teacher and sponsor say that our … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Anglican confession… valid?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
On my journey to the Catholic Church, just prior to deciding to join the Church we investigated a High Anglican church (most of ours are Low, and the High are much more Catholic in feel though not as … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Converting to Catholicism. Do we need convalidation of marriage?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I am in RCIA and am scheduled to be confirmed at Easter. I was raised Baptist and baptized as a teenager, as was my husband, but we had both left church and were only married civilly. I am converting … Continue reading

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Not exactly RCIA and sharing your feelings

With a biretta tip to St. Louis Catholic, who did a good job with this, we should review what we believe as faithful Catholics.
This is the formula that I used when I was admitted to Holy Church as a convert, … Continue reading

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Year of Faith Indulgence for renewing baptismal promises… for converts. What to do?

Think about indulgences. Think about them all the time.
Even as I reminded you that you can obtain indulgences, under the usual conditions, during this week following All Saints and All Souls, don’t forget that during the Year of Faith there … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priest denied me absolution, because I, a convert, am married to a non-Christian

From a reader:
I converted to the Catholic faith years ago from a Muslim background.
My husband was also Muslim at the time. He is atheist/agnostic now and I don’t see him ever converting. A priest denied me absolution a month ago … Continue reading

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