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Today’s secular world throws curve balls at us all the time. AskACatholicPriest is a Q&A feature that anyone can use. Just type in your question or send an email to AskAPriest@rcspirituality.org and you will get a personal response back from one of our priests at RCSpirituality. You can ask about anything – liturgy, prayer, moral questions, current events… Our goal is simply to provide a trustworthy forum for dependable Catholic guidance and information. So go ahead and ask your question…

“Ask a Priest: Is Euthanasia OK?”

Q: What is the religious view of the “right to die” argument? Which means a person can make a decision to end their life when they want to, usually motivated by terminal illness and/or living with suffering and pain. I’ve viewed a couple of documentaries lately where people have done just this (some traveling... Get the Answer!

“Ask a Priest: I Can’t Receive Communion, So Why Practice the Faith?”

Q: I am a male, divorced for 18 years. My ex has remarried some years ago. I am now living with a female partner. I can’t marry my partner in the Catholic faith as my ex was a Catholic. I am told that I cannot receive Communion unless I get rid of my partner or live with my partner as brother and sister. I still go to church... Get the Answer!

Spiritual Smoothie:
How Was the Early Church Organized?

Did Christ found the Catholic Church, and if so, how did it develop in its early years?  Read More →

THE LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST:
The Communion Rite – Communion (4)

The Communion Rite Communion The silence after Communion The Order of Mass in the Roman Missal says that after Communion a sacred silence may be observed “for a while” (n.... Read More

“Ask a Priest: I Don’t Feel God in My Life. What Can I Do?”

Q: I’m a teenager who has grown up in, and been educated in, the Catholic Church since birth; and my school is a very lively faith community. My problem is thus: While I hold the teachings of the Church to be absolute truth, and know my faith very well intellectually and do all that I can to live by it, I’m completely... Get the Answer!

Autumn Meditations: Weekly Message for 9-27-16

Dear Fellow Digital Pilgrim, pax Christi: Once again, my favorite time of year has rolled around: autumn.  Growing up in northeastern Ohio, I had the blessing to enjoy all the... Read More

“Ask a Priest: Is It a Sin to Buy Clothes Made in China?”

Q: Is it a sin to buy clothing made in other countries like China, because the products might have been made in sweatshops under unfair conditions? It seems like almost everything is made in foreign countries. Also, if I already have clothing from other countries (most, if not all, of my clothing is), is it OK to continue wearing... Get the Answer!

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Spiritual Smoothie:
It’s Okay to Feel Bad

Did Christ promise that we would not endure suffering in this life? Rev. 21:4 vs. John 16:33  Read More →

THE LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST:
The Communion Rite – Communion (3)

The Communion Rite Communion  “What has passed our lips as food, O Lord, may we possess in purity of heart,…” Depending on local practice the purification of the sacred... Read More

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