Category Archives: Roman Catholic

Where am I today?

Like most blogs, this blog is about a journey, my journey.  This and my previous blog  have chronicled my journey as I search for the common church. So, where am I today?  I continue to have found a long term … Continue reading

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Grace And Freedom

“Grace and freedom are thoroughly interwoven, and we cannot unravel their interrelatedness into clear formulae.  It remains true that we could not love if we were not first loved by God.  God’s grace always precedes us, embraces us and carries … Continue reading

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Is Pope Benedict XVI a Lutheran?

For Lent, I have been reading  Joseph Ratzinger’s book “Jesus of Nazareth”, in Chapter 3 he states Referring to Platonic philosophies “This purification is obtained, on the one hand, through ritual actions, but also and especially through man’s gradual ascent to the heights … Continue reading

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The slippery slope of grave sins

I find the concept of grave sins in the Roman church fascinating, not because I agree with the concept, but it actually mirrors so much of why I left the non-denominational and Baptist worlds. Based on my readings,through the course … Continue reading

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What would it take to move to Rome

To get a discussion started in a small group, I sometimes ask the question “If you won 10 million dollars, what would you do?”.  I like the question because it always generates discussion, and it is useful because we all … Continue reading

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