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msconstrue

Member Since: October 25, 2011

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  • [1] July 15, 2014 at 8:01pm

    When will we figure out that you can’t fight or win a war against ideology? This is a cultural issue inside these countries that has been going on for a thousand years…..and no “nation building” on our part is going to change that……our government is full of fools if they think other wise!

    I say keep our borders tight and let them battle it out until Kingdom come……and at the rate it’s going, that may be sooner than we think.

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  • [15] July 12, 2014 at 8:19am

    The violence in this world has nothing to do with God, man has always had free will . This is what we choose. The pain and suffering we inflict on each other goes against what God has asked of us, we’re just to selfish to stop it.
    As far as the tragedy mentioned in this story, this is where your Faith comes in, we were never promised a life with out suffering….we were promised that our Faith in God would get us through our struggles.
    You ask where is God?……He is right where you need Him.

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  • [38] July 6, 2014 at 8:12am

    I think any one that travels to these middle eastern countries at this time should be banned from retuning to the countries where they originated from.

    Their passports should become invalid.

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  • [12] July 5, 2014 at 8:24pm

    If the priest repented and confessed his sin, why would he need to be excommunicated?? I think suspension of certain of the Sacraments happen, But by reason of his Baptism, he is still entitled to a Christian burial.
    Farther down the list you say “Forgive them Father for they know not what they do”…What is it they “do”?…..They hate. In order to forgive you must offer love…..unconditionally. That is the true measure of forgiveness and Christianity.

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  • [3] June 19, 2014 at 7:24am

    I would be interested to see how you back up that statement. RCIA follows the same format for all Dioceses.

    As for a Catholic education, my kids attend a small school in a small town (current enrollment less that 200). The school consistently displays test scores that exceed the national standard by 30-40%!!! In my opinion, a Catholic education is still the best way to go.

    Social Justice has always been the teaching of the Catholic Church, and the Bible….we are obligated to care for the “widows and orphans”. The problem lies not with the Church, but with the Government. Social justice was never intended for the lazy, only for those who could not help themselves. It all ran smoothly when the churches (all denominations) were responsible for the poor. As with anything else, it only gets screwed up when the government gets involved.

  • [-10] June 2, 2014 at 8:34am

    I agree. Islam in not the only religion with dietary restrictions. I prefer buying Kosher or Halal meats, etc……..you have a better chance of knowing what you’re eating that way.

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  • April 3, 2014 at 7:44pm

    Nothing like a little social media to put “Spring” in the air!!!!……what’s a little civil unrest between friends!!!

  • March 28, 2014 at 12:36am

    Obviously Irrelevant!!… I made no mention of a lack of interest, only the quality of the journalism. The articles ARE mostly divisive and DO inflame situations that are already out of control. Do you see anything that is changing the world?………..

  • March 27, 2014 at 7:23pm

    I wonder if Glenn Beck is pleased with his news site?…It’s gone from something informative to tabloid journalism!!! The articles are mostly divisive in nature and only inflame situations that are already out of control. Hardly gonna change the world with this sh1te!!! So much for integrity…….sell out much?

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  • February 7, 2014 at 11:58am

    In order to be an official exorcist a priest must have been chosen to go to Rome for training, and the Diocese has to sanction the exorcism…..lots of documentation needed.

    I’m saddened that the priest has openly discussed a spiritual matter, and that he intends to profit by it……..Something tells me that God would not approve!!

  • December 18, 2013 at 12:12pm

    Where is your faith? If you have read the Book, then you know how the story ends.

    The good Lord doesn’t need us to defend, only to believe. I would worry less about what is going on in the world and more what is going on in my own home.

    Right your wrongs, and get your act together.

  • December 12, 2013 at 1:30pm

    I believe the charitable group would buy the air time from espn…..

  • December 12, 2013 at 12:17pm

    Hmmmmm……what happened to my post Blaze?

  • December 8, 2013 at 8:30am

    I’ve read most of the posts here on this topic today, and they go everywhere from soup to nuts. homosexuality, pederasty, pedophilia, sin against God, sin against humanity. What is not mentioned is that God has given us Free Will, it has always been our choice how we live our lives. If we sin, then we are forgiven as long as we repent and sin no more.

    As a parent and a Catholic, I am disgusted by the abuses by our priests ,as I am disgusted by anyone one in a position of power that abuses children. It is not up to me whether there is redemption for these people or not. I am not in the pay grade to caste judgment on anyone.

  • November 8, 2013 at 6:54am

    this topic has moved on to the second page, so most will never read my words. but even if only one person does and my words have an impact, then I’ve done my job.
    Christ teaches that whatever you do “unto the least of them, you do unto me”.
    I can despise the sin, but still love the sinner. I can weep when he weeps and rejoice when he rejoices.
    If you propose to hate people because they are gay (or whatever), and therefor immoral, aren’t you just as guilty of sin as they are?.
    it is only when we embrace love that we can truly be free and attain peace.

  • November 7, 2013 at 5:47pm

    I understand and appreciate the irony in your statement…..but, I have to say that Jesus granted me the power NOT to judge or hate, and I feel sad for those who do.
    My chance of getting to Heaven is not based upon how other people choose to live their lives, but on how I live my own.

    Jesus appears to us in many different forms on a daily basis and more often than not, we don’t recognize Him because we are too busy judging the messenger.

    There seems to be so much hate here on this board lately, and an odd sort of idol worship with people blindly following the opinion of others…..sad

  • November 7, 2013 at 4:19pm

    What ever happened to plain old HUMAN RIGHTS? Should it matter what colour, gender, sexual preference we are? Should it matter what banner we fly, or what wing we’re under?

    Since when did any of us reach the pay grade where we can judge other people? The vitriolic speech gets us no where……

    Its high time we all start practicing what He preached…..Love thy neighbor.

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  • October 12, 2013 at 8:35am

    it all seems silly to me…..God needs no defense. the Alpha and Omega, beginning and end.

    it is your “free will” to believe or not, but rest assured that God believes in you.

    For the non believers, if there is no God what is the point of your good deeds? What sets your “moral compass”? Why do you treat others with respect or practice random acts of kindness?…..these things all require effort and take time. it is certainly easier (and faster) to be bad, than to be good……you might answer that you act that way because its the right and proper way to be (and you would be correct)…..but, how did you know that? Was it merely a lesson learned from your parents?….How did you parents know to teach you that?…You can see now where I am leading you.

    Even if you choose not to believe in Him, it doesn’t change the fact that something beyond you is guiding your good deeds. you can even place whatever label you want on it, conscience, soul, karma….whatever. it is still God.

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  • October 4, 2013 at 8:13pm

    are you kidding me?……..blaze, did you remove my post?

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  • September 24, 2013 at 7:56am

    the nationality seems irrelevant, it is their ideology that should be of concern. ALL nations need to stand up together and denounce terrorism, of any kind.

    If you are not part of the solution, then you are part of the problem.

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