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“Ask a Priest: What to Do About a Son Who Thinks He Is Gay?”

Q: I am really struggling here. My 18-year-old son believes he’s gay. Personally I don’t believe he knows; he’s only been on two dates in high school with girls and, in my opinion, there was a lot of immaturity on both sides. When he first shared this idea with me a few months ago, I initially cried and cautioned... Get the Answer!

“Ask a Priest: How to Deal With Racy Reading?”

Q: I understand that it is a grave sin to read material that has graphically explicit content, such as pornography and works of literature that have this subject as its main focus (like adult “romantic” novels). I am wondering, though, if reading a work of literature that does not have this subject as its core,... Get the Answer!

Now Available! Built to Last: A Retreat Guide on St. Peter and the Papacy
Weekly Message – June 23, 2015

Dear Fellow Digital Missionary, pax Christi: The Pope is coming town! That is, if you live in Philadelphia, PA. I know the World Meeting of Families won’t take place until late... Read More

“Ask a Priest: Is Getting a Tattoo Against Catholic Beliefs?”

Q: I have been considering getting a tattoo for some time now but want to make sure that it’s not against Catholic beliefs. It would be a medium-size tattoo with a Bible verse and cross. -M.W. Answered by Fr. Edward McIlmail, LC A: There are no hard-and-fast Church rules against tattoos. There are, however, a few points... Get the Answer!

Built to Last
A Retreat Guide on St. Peter and the Papacy

The various Christian denominations have a lot in common, but unfortunately, we also have our differences. One major difference between Catholic and non-Catholic Christians has... Read More

“Ask a Priest: Is Mentioning One Sin Enough for a Valid Confession?”

Q: My 21-year-old daughter and friend recently went to confession. The priest told them they only needed to confess one sin that was really troubling them. They both left wondering if this was a valid confession. One of the girls hadn’t gone to confession in a couple of years and knew she needed to go. Thank you. -K. Answered... Get the Answer!

Summer Sense is knowing how to wonder – Weekly Message June 16, 2015

Dear Friends in Christ, One of the marvels of living in community with other consecrated women is the opportunity to experience real joy. A joy that comes from the beauty of a... Read More

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“Ask a Priest: Is It Wrong for a Non-Catholic to Wear a Rosary?”

Q: I grew up in the Lutheran faith but no longer identify myself as such. Over time I’ve struggled with my faith, but as of the last few years I finally feel comfortable with where I’m at in my relationship with God. As part of that I’ve been wearing a rosary for quite some time because for some reason it... Get the Answer!

Study Circle Guide: ENDOW CATHOLIC WOMEN STUDIES

This Study Circle Guide is simply a pointer to an existing program for and network of Catholic women who want to study the Church’s vision of femininity and understand their... Read More

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