Tagged: conversion

Yeah, we’re swimming the Tiber

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What were you thinking?

So, you’ve been to the Catholic Church for the first time, what now?

You took the plunge, you went to the nearest Catholic Church. But you didn’t take my advice. It was too intimidating to follow all those people in. So, you did a little reconnaissaince. You found the Mass times and you decided to go at a time when the building would be vacant. First, you drove by and saw no one there. So, you parked and inspected the grounds. 
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Analysis of a Conversion – Why I left the Catholic Church, Public Schools

I can truly say I lived a sheltered life, until I was enrolled in Public School. I had been led to believe that teachers were nice people who loved children. But my very first teacher was a chain smoking woman who loved nothing better than to crack her knuckles or her ruler on the nearest student, just cause she could. 
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Analysis of a Conversion – Why I left the Catholic Church, other Christians

I’ve been cataloguing the main reasons why I left the Church. In case you’re keeping up, so far I’ve gone through the introduction, the devil’s trick, my aversion to kneeling, my hatred of the Mass, and in my previous entry, I revealed that one of the reasons that I left the Catholic Church was becauase of the witness of other Catholics. But Catholics weren’t the only ones giving poor witness in 
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Analysis of a Conversion – Why I left the Catholic Church, other Catholics

I’ve heard this one before from Protestants. Many of us don’t give a very good example of Christian living. Look at the Kennedys. Our beloved President, John F. Kennedy, flaunted his affairs before the whole world. Our Supreme Court is mostly Catholic. Have they overturned Rowe vs Wade? No. If anything, they’ve solidified it. 
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