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Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby Kelly_With_Art » Mon May 14, 2018 9:51 am

Hey everyone! I'm a practicing Catholic and I'm opening this up for questions. I ask that you not be rude, but understand that I am NOT trying to convert you. I just know that there are a lot of misunderstandings about my faith, and I wanted to see if I could clear some up for you. Ask below and I will answer! Please be advised, though, that I am not a priest or a high ranking Church official, so I may not be able to answer everything perfectly. Thanks guys! :D
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Re: Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby Dorn » Mon May 14, 2018 10:14 am

Hi, there. I am a Protestant myself.

I'll go straight to the most controversial topic. Where do the Jews fit in with contemporary Catholicism, especially concerning their tribal attachment to the Old Covenant and refusal to join the New?
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Re: Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby Batman » Mon May 14, 2018 3:46 pm

Hi :wave:
... well, I fall into a ‘non-practicing’ Catholic ... as I was raised in the Catholic Faith, but fell out of alinement with the brass, as I went through a Divorce... After having a “Vision”...
Though I consider myself a True Catholic ... meaning( as same situation applies to America, though I’d like to take a native Indian stake, and be able to pitch my TP as a white guy) :toothless:

SOW... as a reasonable guy... took to the cave (went underground).. :creeping: and live as Gus Who.

As Wii both should know, many Catholic people left for different reasons... and though many people like this New Pope over the one that’s living in the Garden as a Pope... well... first thing-

The question is ...“Why?” ...
Why you? ... Why now? ... as you hold no title - per se - or a low ranking title?

So Why should “Jesus” want you/or the “Catholics” as his bride? As I’m in the same market... and how much?, as I have more than enough batty cents to buy ( :neer: reasonable speaking) the House. Does the Catholic Church have such sense? Can the Catholic form or join a true Justice League... as I Wonder Woman?

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Re: Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby Kelly_With_Art » Mon May 14, 2018 6:24 pm

Dorn wrote:Hi, there. I am a Protestant myself.

I'll go straight to the most controversial topic. Where do the Jews fit in with contemporary Catholicism, especially concerning their tribal attachment to the Old Covenant and refusal to join the New?


I'm glad you asked. There is a clear understanding (at least I think there is) the Jesus was raised Jewish. Although there is a dark side to Catholicism (i.e. Anti-Popes and the Spanish Inquisition), a few hundred years of education and a little bit of reform has proven helpful. Every religion, of course, has the good guys and bad guys. I noticed that your profile picture is, or at least is similar to, a photo of young Joseph Stalin (I'm very interested in that part of history). A little known fact is that he was going to be a priest, but was kicked out because he did not attend classes like he was supposed to. I think its safe to say that he is not history's most loved icon.

As far as the major "split" between Catholicism and the Jewish faith, it does indeed fall at the end of the Old Testament of the Bible. The Catholic faith, as we believe, began when Jesus gave Peter the Keys to Heaven and Earth. Peter began the Catholic church. There are still many Jewish traditions that are important to the Catholic calendar. For example, Easter cannot be celebrated until after Passover. There are still many similarities between the two, including the tradition of fasting and reflection during different celebrations. And we both believe in God. I personally have no quarrels with those of the Jewish faith. I may or may not be "more contemporary" than some of my other Catholic brothers and sisters, but i believe that all religions are true. This is mainly because I believe in a God that loves all of the people he made, no matter how they celebrate their God.

I hope that answered your question :) If it didn't, I can clarify.
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Re: Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby Kelly_With_Art » Tue May 15, 2018 3:55 pm

Batman wrote:Hi :wave:
... well, I fall into a ‘non-practicing’ Catholic ... as I was raised in the Catholic Faith, but fell out of alinement with the brass, as I went through a Divorce... After having a “Vision”...
Though I consider myself a True Catholic ... meaning( as same situation applies to America, though I’d like to take a native Indian stake, and be able to pitch my TP as a white guy) :toothless:

SOW... as a reasonable guy... took to the cave (went underground).. :creeping: and live as Gus Who.

As Wii both should know, many Catholic people left for different reasons... and though many people like this New Pope over the one that’s living in the Garden as a Pope... well... first thing-

The question is ...“Why?” ...
Why you? ... Why now? ... as you hold no title - per se - or a low ranking title?

So Why should “Jesus” want you/or the “Catholics” as his bride? As I’m in the same market... and how much?, as I have more than enough batty cents to buy ( :neer: reasonable speaking) the House. Does the Catholic Church have such sense? Can the Catholic form or join a true Justice League... as I Wonder Woman?

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I don't know that I am completely clear on what you are asking, but I will try my best to answer.
I know some people who left the Church because they did not feel that the Church was able to change with the times. Religious beliefs are not easy to change just because the world around them does. In fact, I feel as though that is part of the point of religion, aside from the fact I believe in it with my whole heart. Pope Francis is making a revolution within the Church, which is helping to bring young people back to it. I know that it is strange for someone with no real reason to offer to explain certain things about the Church, but I feel as though I can help clear up some confusion. I am by no means trying to convert anyone, I don't think that that is my purpose. Rather, I want to bring about mutual respect for all religions. I believe that Jesus wants all believers as his "bride." Not so much as a specific relationship, but just as a general, metaphorical way. He want to be the most important thing in our lives, just as a bride is most important to his groom and vice versa. I hope that helped!
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Re: Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby Batman » Tue May 15, 2018 8:02 pm

Let me be more specific... as many are called (by the Holy Ghost) as a calling ... like I have testified (under oath) to being prophetic dreamer.. (as too earthquakes in Oklahoma area .. Federal case)

or as I also could state.. (same Federal Case) that I sues the U.S. gov. under ‘RICO act’ (as I believe most Americans put Trump in office, as they want an honest government)... as in cahoots with big oil companies... and I would be a considered a non practicing American./ off the grid) ... and I was raised to play ball... (team player jock type.. played soccer)

... if you get my drift / :neer: batty

Do you get the Question WHY?

Do you feel like you have too... and yes I like Pope Francis, but like President Obama... tied to a system that ... you get the picture
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Re: Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby Dorn » Fri May 18, 2018 4:10 am

Kelly_With_Art wrote:I hope that answered your question :)
Absolutely. It was a very coherent answer. But I do have an unrelated question.

What is your conception of heaven and hell? And, as a followup, which passages of the Bible support this conception?
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Re: Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby dreamyskies » Mon May 21, 2018 12:09 am

What is unforgivable in the eyes of God. Anything you cannot repent and be forgiven for?
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Re: Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby Batman » Mon May 21, 2018 1:37 am

dreamyskies wrote:What is unforgivable in the eyes of God. Anything you cannot repent and be forgiven for?
That's an easy one... being a die-hard atheist if they don't repent.

.01¢ + .01¢ = :2cents: (my :neer: batty Catholic)
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Re: Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby Gus Who » Wed May 23, 2018 9:22 am

Oh... I like to make a correction, as I read an article on Red Letter Christian, and anti-Trump... as I was against the way things were run back then, and even now, so I fall more into that movement ... but call my batty movement “Read C as someone can see this End Time coming... and is taking the ‘Read i flight’ to Writ

So the question would bee - R Catholic these days “read inn” to the time?
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Re: Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby Kelly_With_Art » Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:25 pm

dreamyskies wrote:What is unforgivable in the eyes of God. Anything you cannot repent and be forgiven for?

While some would believe that being an atheist would do it, I personally don't believe that that would be the worst "sin" that one could commit. The Ten Commandments order us strictly and simply "Thou Shall Not Kill." The Roman Catholic Religion believes that suicide by any means other than to save the life of someone else is the biggest and worst sin. This is mainly because the last thing you do in your life is a take a life. There is no time to repent or ask forgiveness once the deed is done. However, God has it, in his infinite capacity, to forgive any and all sins. I personally believe that people who suffer from mental illnesses such as depression are first in line for a special kind of forgiveness that God has "tucked away." It is true that there is no time to ask forgiveness, but I do believe in Purgatory, a sort of in-between, where someone who has been a good person morally but may have taken their own life an go to ask for that forgiveness. I believe that as long as a person is truly sorry for hat they have done, God will forgive them.
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Re: Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby Kelly_With_Art » Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:33 pm

Batman wrote:Let me be more specific... as many are called (by the Holy Ghost) as a calling ... like I have testified (under oath) to being prophetic dreamer.. (as too earthquakes in Oklahoma area .. Federal case)

or as I also could state.. (same Federal Case) that I sues the U.S. gov. under ‘RICO act’ (as I believe most Americans put Trump in office, as they want an honest government)... as in cahoots with big oil companies... and I would be a considered a non practicing American./ off the grid) ... and I was raised to play ball... (team player jock type.. played soccer)

... if you get my drift / :neer: batty

Do you get the Question WHY?

Do you feel like you have too... and yes I like Pope Francis, but like President Obama... tied to a system that ... you get the picture
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I do feel as though I have been called to clear up some misconceptions, yes. We are raised, as you know, in the Catholic faith to help get other people to heaven. Some, if not most Catholics, believe that this calls them to convert as many people as possible to the Faith. This is not my goal. I just want people to understand and respect all religions and forms of life. I figured that if I started here, maybe I could work up the courage to evangelize a bit with this goal in mind. So in a way, yes, I do feel that I have to. But that's what it is, a feeling. Like it was God that said "This is your job for now." Nobody really said "go do this." But I feel God calling me to be more of a voice of reason in these troubled and hasty times.
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Re: Hi, I'm Catholic

Postby manda3d » Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:44 am

Hi, I’m a Protestant. I explained what does it mean unforgivable sin about Holy Ghost in the next link: http://...(I'm God, I cannot lucid dream, I cannot see ghosts)
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