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ASK FATHER: Is it wrong to use Holy Water to bless my unbaptized children?

From a Protestant, catechumen…
QUAERITUR:
My husband and I are Protestant Christians, both baptized. We have three young children, all under the age of 5, and none of them are baptized. We are beginning RCIA and have been regularly attending a Catholic … Continue reading

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“My son has an assignment …”

From a helpful reader in the NYC area whom I have met with several times:
Had to share this with you. You are part of the reason these things happen, your witness to my witness to my sons. As you say, … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nienstedt on anti-bullying bill, linked to same-sex “marriage”

Archbishop Nienstedt of St. Paul & Minneapolis stands up again!
Catholic Church ramps up opposition to Minnesota anti-bullying bill
By Beth Hawkins
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has come out strongly against proposed anti-bullying legislation, linking it to the push to … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: “Essential Directives” for handling energetic toddlers during Holy Mass

From a readerette:
I used to be a student and instructor in theology, and I had wonderful, quiet, pious times at Holy Mass. Now I am a mother, of an energetic toddler, and Holy Mass has become an Occasion of Circus … Continue reading

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