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How does one become a Catholic Priest?


Anyone who feels that they have been called to serve as a Catholic priest must first fulfill several educational and spiritual requirements before they are granted permission to begin their work. It is important to note, however, that the requirements listed below are general in nature. Specific requirements for the priesthood may vary from one

What is the Church and why do people go there?


The English word “church” in the Bible is a translation of the Greek word “ekklesia” which means “a gathering of people”. Ekklesia was not a religion term. It was a word that was used to refer to people gathered for civil purposes; it was used for a group of soldiers who were gathered for military

The Luminous Mystery


The Luminous Mysteries are prayers. They are prayed on Thursday. It was Pope John Paul the second who introduced the Luminous Mysteries in October 2002. Five mysteries were added to the Rosary. They are the Mysteries of Light (or the Luminous Mysteries). They focus on the public ministry of Jesus Christ. Each of these mysteries

An Explanation of the Joyful Mysteries


This mystery is prayed every Monday and Saturday (except lent), and Sundays during lent and advent. 1) The Annunciation   Source: http://corjesusacratissimum.org/   This was when an Angel (Gabriel) visited Mary to announce that she would have a child and she were to name him Jesus.   Luke 1:30-0   30 But the angel said to

What is Mass?


First good day to you all, and God bless. Most of us pray, we pray at home and our Churches. But do you know what’s it all about praying at Churches, what’s it called, where it originated? Well, you have come to the right place to find the answers. Mass is the central act of

God is the one and the truth


Why do we believe in only one God We believe in only one God because according to the testimony of Sacred Scripture, there is only one God and according to the laws of logic, there can be only one. If there were two gods, then the one God would be a limit on the other;

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The Modern Catholic

I was born and raised Catholic. I created this blog to explain the Christian Faith through modern terms, along with telling my experiences.