Tag: Catechism of the Catholic Church

Is the Occasion of Sin a Sin?

Fr. John Bartunek answers a reader’s question about whether or not the occasion of sin is actually a sin, and what actually determines that.

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Mary, Mother of the Church

Why has Pope Francis just instituted a new feast titled “Mary, Mother of the Church”? Find out more about this memorial to be celebrated immediately after Pentecost.

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The Effects of Holy Water

Holy water may shield us against the influence of the evil one and secure for us assistance in the grace of the Holy Spirit.

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Can You Pray for Me? 12 Points to Consider

What is the best way go about praying for someone, or some intention, which we’ve been asked to pray for? Dr. Joseph Hollcraft shares powerful advice on what we should keep in mind when interceding for others.

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Prayer and the Struggle to Forgive

When forgiveness is such a struggle, how can we ever learn to forgive? How does forgiveness affect our prayer? Dr. Anthony Lilles reflects in an excerpt from his book “Fire from Above”.

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Demon Attacks

Can a demon attack someone mentally and physically? Father John Bartunek answers a reader’s question and explains various ways demons can cause us harm… and God’s power over them.

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Is it a Sin to ask for Death?

Does asking for death constitute sin? And, what does despair have to do with it? Find out when Father John Bartunek responds to a reader’s question.

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