Tag Archive: conversion

Aug 05

In Search of Catholic "To Kill a Mockingbird"

I met my wife three years ago in northern Quebec, and at the time she could barely speak English and I could barely speak French. Now that we are both proficient in each other’s language, one of the great joys of our married life has been to introduce each other to the literature of our …

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Aug 12

Point of View

There's an interesting post on The Dawn Patrol about counterproductive evangelization. Specifically, several Catholics clumsily tried to convert her from Protestantism. I understand the reasoning, but the approach left a lot to be desired. I have a news flash for self-righteous catechism thumpers. Protestants aren't the spawn of Satan. Nor are they doomed to Hell. …

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Jun 09

Intolerant Family

Unfortunately, I’ve experienced some of the familial anti-Catholicism this blogger describes. My mom is a bitter ex-Catholic and we often get into nasty arguments over religion. Compared the following situation, I’m quite lucky, though. My mother and I have a loving relationship filled with plenty of healthy communication. A good friend of mine had it …

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Jun 08

Bitter-sweet

Moved by the Spirit to Govern BRASILIA, Brazil ? Most of the books on Adelor Vieira’s desk are what you’d expect for a congressman busy with the machinery of state: a copy of the civil code, a handy reference guide to laws on local governance. But tucked to one side, within easy reach, lies the …

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May 06

Cool Anglican

This is a pretty cool blog written by a high church Anglican. It’s good to see the breed hasn’t died out. Now if they’d just convert… 😉 Pontifications Update 2007: Al “Pontificator” Kimmel” swam the Tiber a couple years ago. 🙂

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