Do you say "I'm Sorry" about living the truth and following Jesus Christ? You may not say it with words, but how you are engaging with others in the world.
I absolutely believe in the teachings of our Holy Mother Church.
MOORESVILLE, N.C. - At 52 years old and a cradle Catholic to boot; I've heard it all concerning the Catholic faith, my faith - which I love so dearly. On top of that, I have lived in regions and communities that were not so welcoming, understanding, or knowledgeable about what Catholicism is all about. I have tried with effort to be one to either educate through my words or my example the truth about what our faith is. I have had wonderful conversations about what being Catholic means to me. I've even debated with deacons and pastors from other Christian denominations about specific dogmatic aspects of our faith as well as misconceptions that many have about aspects of our worship. There is one thing I will never do, that is to apologize for being Catholic.
I absolutely believe in the teachings of our Holy Mother Church and look upon them as absolute truths. In my youth I followed the prescriptions of my faith because I was taught to. As I matured, I delved into the "whys" and found the scriptural and traditional understanding quite meaningful. Reading some of what the "Doctors" of the church have written brought me to a fuller connection with the truths of our faith. I even looked at what I call a "spiritual logic" that combined a more secular view with that of my own spiritual understanding. All of these things brought me to where I am today, in unwavering faith.
Our Lord Jesus Christ desires us to follow him.
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