User Profile: twoandahalfgoldens

twoandahalfgoldens

Member Since: May 12, 2013

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  • March 28, 2014 at 9:50pm

    Please remind me again, why does anyone using the public schools to indoctrinate your children? Homeschooling is such a wonderful endeavor for your children, strengthens the family bond and removes your child from the devastating effects of stealing their precious faith by fools like this lunch person. We are all going to be held responsible to God for the way we raise our children. Knowing what we all know about the public schools, can any of us send our children there in good conscience?

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  • March 28, 2014 at 9:43pm

    Well here we go again….
    Catholics confess their sins to a priest, who is Jesus representative on Earth (recall the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday). It is Jesus who absolves the sin through the ordinated hands of the priest. Jesus told Peter – who was the 1st Pope “Whatever you bound on earth is bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth is loosed in heaven.”
    Depending on what protestant bible you read, you will get different versions of the need to confess sins to those ordained by Jesus vs. any other person. However, if you read an authentic original bible such as the New Jerusalem Bible, and read up on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, you will understand where confession comes from.
    Confession frees you from your sins and gives you the grace to overcome them. I’d be willing to bet that there are many ‘psychological’ problems out there that would be cured almost immediately by a good confession, and spiritual direction that only a priest can give.

    FYI, in case anyone is interested, Divine Mercy Sunday is the Sunday after Easter, and falls on 4/27 this year. Jesus promised to St. Faustina in the Divine Mercy Diary that anyone who confesses their sins to a priest, goes to Holy Mass and receives Holy Communion on that day will have all their sins forgiven and the remission of sins granted. It is a freeby for anyone who has been away from the Church, or led a life steeped in mortal sin and desires to be united once again to the Catholic

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  • March 24, 2014 at 5:14pm

    To Kryptonite: Don’t be so hard on Pope Pius XII. The Nazis made him a prisoner in the Vatican during that time and had several plots to even kill him and make the Vatican a German museum. It was one of Hitler’s major goals. Still, Pope Pius did what he could for the local residents and took in many Jewish residents in Rome and hid them from the Nazis, risking the nuns and priests who lived there. I won’t go into much detail here for the sake of space, but if I were you I would watch the new video about him for more information. Oh, and by the way, there was a play in the 1960′s which made up many of the questions you have and many took this play as fact without doing their research on what really happened. Hope this helps.

  • March 23, 2014 at 2:26am

    Looks like the Mass. DCF has quite a few problems. This attachment is a link to the open letter to the Commissioner of DCF, which was written in response to the 6 year old who was under Mass. DCF’s care and went missing a year ago. Although the letter doesn’t mention Justine’s case, it does outline quite a few problems with this agency. http://www.necn.com/common/medialib/304/open_letter_to_commissioner_roche.pdf.

  • March 22, 2014 at 6:33pm

    You couldn’t have said it better. People around here (in Mass.) have no problem being drones in the communist system that they have voted in. It’s disgusting.

  • March 19, 2014 at 3:09am

    I’m really beginning to wonder why anyone should even bother dialoguing with those who so vehemently reject and persecute the Catholic Church. It is clear that they will only go to sources that have rewritten the Church’s history to their own image and likeness, so until they are willing to accept the lies that they’ve bought about the One True Faith, we’re wasting our time and efforts. St. Paul tells us to teach the faith, but if it is rejected shake the dust from your sandals and move on.

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  • March 18, 2014 at 12:11pm

    In the first place, the Roman Catholic Church is not ‘honoring’ this movie, nor has it blasphemed and twisted the Word of God. It was the early Church Fathers from the Roman Catholic Church wrote the Word of God, or the bible, and the original translation was written in Greek and then translated into Latin. Later English versions were translated from these languages which helps to explain why there are Again, like it or not – it was the Catholic Church that gave the world the bible.

    FYI, English versions of the bible were translated much later from Greek and Latin (which were the major languages spoken at that time) and the accuracy of those bibles depends on the translators knowledge of Greek, Latin and English. I’m told that one of the best modern day bible translations is the New Jerusalem Bible which has footnotes on each page which were translated from the original languages. Many Protestant bibles written over the past 500 years or so have been written from the English translations, so the accuracy of the passages can be questionable.

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  • March 14, 2014 at 4:03pm

    Yes, on the surface this sounds bad but if you take the time to read the entire article you will see that she was referring to a gentleman who wanted to make the decisions for himself. Please, please read these things in their entirety for yourselves before jumping to conclusions. Trust – then verify!

  • March 13, 2014 at 10:31am

    The myth of overpopulation continues and I’m a bit surprised that anyone with any common sense believes this anymore. This is a progressive idea to push abortion and contraception which has it’s origins with the devil’s assault on humanity. His mission is to prevent souls from coming into this world and seeks the death of human souls who are created to know, love, and serve God and be happy with Him forever in heaven. Yes, it is easy to give off the impression that we have overpopulation when we try and cram everyone into a city environment, which is a communist idea; or show sad images of people bound into death and starvation by wars raged in their countries or a corrupt government who takes all their resources. However, this is a huge planet and the corrupt government leaders of the world need to get out of the way, and stop abusing the resources of their countries so that people can spread out, cultivate the land and have a place to call home.

    In reply to the contribution That Morally Repugnant Pro-Choice Position

  • March 5, 2014 at 3:57pm

    Here we go again….
    As usual, the Holy Father’s comments were taken out of context. It would be wise for everyone to find out what he said for yourself, rather than take your news from CNN reporters. This is the article on http://www.creativeminorityreport.com/2014/03/new-wide-ranging-papal-interview.html. Here’s some of the article in which you can see that he clearly says that marriage is the union between one man and a woman:

    Marriage in General and Gay Marriage
    “The marriage is between a man and a woman. The secular states want to justify civil marriages, to address specific situations of coexistence. It drives the need to regulate economic aspects among people, such as health insurance. It’s about pacts of coexistence of different kinds .. You have to see the individual cases and assess their diversity.”

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  • March 5, 2014 at 11:00am

    Lent is the 40 day preparation period leading up to Easter. It began as a 40 day preparation for anyone who was entering into the Catholic Church. This was actually done before any of the Church’s split from the Catholic Church, so technically everyone who called themselves a Christian observed this at one point in time. Over time, the Church recommended this time period of 40 days of sacrifice, prayer and some type of fasting for everyone as a fitting way to prepare for Easter Sunday. It is an opportunity for us to examine our conscience and root out the earthly attachments we have that affect our relationship with God. The Church also teaches that many graces are available to renew us in spirit and in truth during this sacred time so we are wise to take advantage of it.

    Lent ends after the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, and then the Church practices the Triddium fast (3 days) which lasts from Good Friday to Easter Sunday, or after the Holy Saturday Mass. Fasting means you can only have one complete meatless meal, and are allowed two other meatless meals which do not add up to a full meal. Abstinence means that you are not allowed to eat meat. There are only 2 days that the Church requires both fasting and abstinence and those days fall on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. By the way, Sunday is not, nor has it ever been a day of fasting since it is the day that Jesus was resurrected from the dead. Hope this helps

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  • March 5, 2014 at 10:36am

    Absolutely turning over in his grave. Abusing minor employees and corrupting their morality, like Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus, et al, as well as morphing the company into a politically correct stronghold that pits one group of people against another group of people, is NOT what he envisioned for the Disney Corporation. He simply wanted a place where he could make his ideas a reality so adults and children could go to his theme park, watch his movies, etc. and enjoy themselves and escape reality for a time. It’s so sad that all his hard work and the Disney reputation has been ruined by a handful of people with deviant agendas. I’ll bet that if he were still alive and in control of this company, he’d shut the entire enterprise down.

  • March 4, 2014 at 10:58pm

    He unintentionally misspoke the translation of an Italian word, and immediately corrected his error. Grow up.

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  • February 19, 2014 at 9:56am

    I live here in Mass. and can tell you that most people are comfortable with the gov’t, unions or any other institution telling them what they can and can’t do here, and blindly vote in the most liberal democrats over and over again. If you raise your voice as a conservative, you are intimidated, bullied and ridiculed; AND fed up with everything that is going on. For most people they just go with the flow just to fit in and have the “whatever, you can’t fight city hall” attitude. Hopefully, this will help the rest of the country to understand why no one around here is outraged by this horrible case. Let’s storm heaven with prayers and sacrifices for the tide to turn for our culture and this family since all help here below is futile.

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  • February 18, 2014 at 11:23pm

    Yes, Americans are stupid; afterall, we are a nation that is hooked on buying bottled water and pay more for it than other processed beverages such as soda. For heaven sake, the stuff falls freely from the sky and costs very little to filter and distribute and yet we have somehow bought the lie that we need to pay thousands of dollars a year for it. What’s next? Taxing the air we breathe? Oh yeah, isn’t that is what the ‘carbon tax’ is about? Such fools!!

  • February 4, 2014 at 12:20pm

    Here we go again with more protestors who don’t understand the Catholic faith. It was only 500 years ago that Martin Luther started his protest revolution and it has spiraled out of control ever since with some 500 protestant churches that have sprung up since his original beef with the Church. Most modern day protestants have no idea what the Catholic Church stands for since they do not read actual Catholic Church dogma and Canon law, coupled with accurate Church history and make things up in protest as they go along. The ones who do take the time to do their homework properly usually end up converting to the Catholic faith. Also, we Catholics do not worship statues; they merely serve as holy reminders of who we are directing our prayers, just as with icons or other sacred images. Not only do we Catholics have the Jesus of the scriptures, as you put it, we receive Him entirely; Body, Soul and Divinity every time we attend Holy Mass and receive Him in Holy Communion. He also instituted the 7 Sacraments that only the Catholic Church has. He is not just a symbol as many protestants believe. Jesus is also present in all the Tabernacles of the Catholic Church around the world. We did not make this up; Christ Himself gave us His Body and Blood at the last supper on Holy Thursday.

  • January 23, 2014 at 8:46pm

    It almost seems like the picture of George Washington in the background is disgusted.

  • January 16, 2014 at 8:39pm

    Unsure if this has anything to do with the conversation, but when did we stop thinking for ourselves and literally pay for others in journalism, educators, commentators, etc., to do the thinking for us? We should be going right to the source of these potential candidates to get our information and base our judgments accordingly. That includes books they’ve written, church affiliations or lack thereof, political party associations, etc. and decide (or judge – dare I say that word) for ourselves who these people are and where they will take us. Unlike the animals, we have been given an intellect and free will from God that allows us to think and reason, so I wonder at what point we decided to surrender this?

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  • January 13, 2014 at 4:00pm

    I’m very sorry for your loss, but in all due respect you couldn’t be more wrong on the Church’s teaching on this issue. An ectopic pregnancy is considered a life threatening condition to both the mother and child. This is in accordance with the Catholic Church’s teaching and medical science. There have been some doctors who have said they can remove the ectopic pregnancy and then reattach the embryo to the uterus, but there is limited data to support this. Therefore, at this point in time the Catholic Church considers it permissible to end an ectopic pregnancy, due to the grave nature of the outcome for both mother and child.

    As for the removal of the fallopian tube statement to resolve an ectopic pregnancy, that is completely incorrect. The Church does not teach this at all, but teaches that the woman’s future fertility should be preserved to the best of the physician’s ability.

    I really wish someone had properly clarified the Church’s teaching for you while you were struggling with this. You might want to consult the Catechism of The Catholic Church for future reference on these and every other Church teachings.

    My prayers are with you.

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  • January 13, 2014 at 3:41pm

    Well said Pope Francis! I think his point is that we need to balance our quest to end world hunger, serve migrants/immigrants, etc. with the fact that abortion is low or non existent on the totem pole to many who find it their life’s mission to combat other humanitarian world issues. Abortion is a preventable tragedy for our time and is the worst form of child abuse known to man.

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