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“Ask a Priest: Can a Mass Get an Unrepentant Sinner Into Heaven?”

Q: In a recent conversation with a friend of mine who is a devout Catholic (I am not), he said a few things that I did not understand. I made the comment that a person who lives a life of habitual unrepentant sin will not go to heaven, whether he is a Catholic or not. My friend says that Catholics are able to have a Mass said... Get the Answer!

Now is the Time for Mercy: Weekly Message for 03-29-16

Dear Fellow Digital Pilgrims, pax Christi:  In ancient Greek there are two words for understanding time, chronos and kairos. While the former refers to chronological or the sequential ’tick... Read More

Spiritual Smoothie: A Path To Peace

Did you know that even Christ had times when His heart was troubled? Find out what the first thing He did when He felt troubled. His first response should be ours as well.  Read More →

The Liturgy of the Eucharist:
Eucharistic Prayer III

 “Therefore, O Lord, we humbly implore you:  by the same Spirit graciously make holy these gifts we have brought to you for consecration,…” The Eucharistic Prayer continues... Read More

The Dawn of Mercy:
An Easter Retreat Guide on Divine Mercy

Violence, hatred, injustice—it takes heroic fortitude just to turn on the daily news. And this evil isn’t abstract. It has a name. Events in society mirror a reality we... Read More

“Ask a Priest: What Is My Obligation in an Irregular Marriage?”

Q: I’m Catholic, 62 years old, widowed at 54 after 36 years of marriage. I got remarried two years later to a Lutheran who used to be Pentecostal. He was married in the Lutheran church, got a divorce, remarried a Baptist but was widowed in less than a year. When we talked to my priest about our marriage, he said that... Get the Answer!

“Ask a Priest: What Does a Death-Heralding Dream Mean?”

Q: I had a dream that a piece of paper told me that I would die at age 23. I dreamt that my grandma was in the hospital and everyone else thought she was dead, but she talked to me and she wasn’t. (She’s not dead in real life.) So then my cousin appeared in a corner of the room and handed me a piece of paper showing... Get the Answer!

Ready, Set….GO! Available NOW: Weekly Message for 03-22-16

Dear Fellow Digital Pilgrims, pax Christi: As we approach the holiest days of the year, liturgically speaking, I am continuing to pray for all of you, every day.   When I started down the... Read More

Spiritual Smoothie: What Were Mary’s Seven Sorrows?

You would think that the Mother of God would have the least cause for sorrow – yet God’s plan is perfect and Mary’s suffering is a witness for all of us. Learn from Mary’s... Read More

The Liturgy of the Eucharist:
The Eucharistic Prayer (3)

Eucharistic Prayer III Eucharistic Prayer III was composed to blend the best elements of the Roman Canon (Eucharistic Prayer I) and Eucharistic Prayer II, which dates back to St.... Read More

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