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The Happy Priest: Finding True Freedom through Obedience to the Lord Comments

Obedience is a difficult virtue because sometimes the truth really does hurt.  But, we need to conform our lives to God's will, not our own.  I for one will continue preaching the Gospel and the teachings of the Catholic Church, even if there are five people left in the pews.  The Catholic Church is not running a popularity contest.  The truth must always be explained with kindness and patience, but we can never compromise ... Continue Reading

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  1. Troy
    3 years ago


  2. FredFrosty
    3 years ago

    Thank God for priests that are not afraid to fight for the one and truest faith. As a young man I did not always agree completely with ALL the Church's teachings. As I grew older, became more knowledgeable and wiser, It seems very clear to me now, and also remarkable given the contradictory messages of the world, that the Church is 100% correct in ALL her teachings... I regret that as a younger man, I did not see this clearly and I am sometimes angry at the halfheartedly way the Church's teachings were taught to me. The Catholic Church is awesome, incredible and has EVERY RIGHT TO SAY SO! The Church in my opinion almost seems ashamed of its greatness. When I started studying the religions of the world, world history and reading scripture I was SHOCKED at how the Catholic Church stands out and amazed that all this was not brought to my attention before. The Bride of Christ deserves better.

  3. JeanCatherine
    3 years ago

    Amen! Father Amen! Let us rejoice because the Lord said if there are two or more there I am.

    Obedience has been on my mind a lot lately because we gave this word up when liberalism got in everywhere these past few years.

    The Lord asked us to obey His commands and it is hard but we must try.

  4. Dennis
    3 years ago

    I to have wittnessed the coldness within my own parish (Bicester England) and look around at Mass and people look tired and stressed ,they appear to be dead in spirit and i wonder sometime's if i am in the right place as i came from the Methodist Church over to Catholicism and love the teaching which i consider to be the truth and we have a wonderful preist who makes people laugh sometime's,while at the Methodist Church i went to a evening with Ian Mccormack the jellyfish man and i experienced the holy spirit and Jesus's love and indeed felt as if i could heal with my hands and chest glowing with love for other's ,i also felt as i was floating ,Wow it changed my life and i pray that people in Mass would feel the same but i tell myself that God is present and is working towards greater thing's ,we are at present building a new parish centre which is really exciting and hope this will be a place of worship and teaching open to the holy spirit and bring the broken people and family's to Jesus our saviour ,please pray for us ,God Bless you and thankyou for this wonderful article.

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