Lawn Chair Catechism 2.0: Week 1: Laying a Firm Foundation

Welcome to the first installment of this year’s Lawn Chair Catechism, the brainchild of the amazing ladies at CatholicMom.com! This year, we’ll be using A Well-Built Faith: A Catholic’s Guide to Knowing and Sharing What We Believe by Joe Paprocki as our basis for this discussion. You don’t need to have the book to join…

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Idolatry and Catholics

I just love when Red Neck Woman goes on a tirade like this. It’s fun to read, and I love when I get to read along and nod my head vigorously in agreement. If you aren’t sure what kind of tirade I mean, check this out: Here’s a hint to all of you Protestants who…

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Post Script Grill, Chapter Fifteen

In which Red Neck Woman tackles the topic of priestly celibacy, and we learn that priests and other religious who take vows of celibacy are bringing about God’s Kingdom here on earth. (Can you tell I read Pooh recently?) I think my favorite part of this post was the list RNW found at Scripture Catholic.…

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Kaddish, Pagans, Catholics, and Cavemen

I logged on yesterday – very briefly, because we were doing some necessary work – to see if my uncle had sent an update out on my aunt. (He did, and I’ll post it later today.) Imagine my surprise to find the following comment attached to my last update: When anyone prays to the Creator…

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When is Sabbath?

Mark Shea helps tackle something that most Christians trust Tradition on: Sunday worship versus Saturday worship. My favorite part was this paragraph: The reason for the Sabbath change is straightforward. The Sabbath was a sign of the Old Covenant. But Jesus has brought a New Covenant and a New Priesthood. So the Church began observing…

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