CategoryCatholicism 101

A collection of tips and advice all brothers and sisters of the catholic religion, including common catholic questions

How Long Does It Take to Become a Catholic? When you are considering converting to the Catholic faith, you may be wondering: how long does it take to become a Catholic? The process is not the same for everyone, and it can take several years to become fully enrolled in the Catholic Church. It begins with a visit to a parish office, where you will meet with a priest and begin the process of the pre...

What Is AN Anglo Catholic?

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A small group of people is often considered a fringe group within the larger body of the Catholic church. Still, people in the church are leaving the mainstream and embracing a more traditional Catholicism. They are known as “Anglo-Catholics” and often follow practices that are considered heretical by the larger body of the Catholic church. Anglo Catholic: What is it? One of the...

The Story of St Michael the Archangel

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The story of St. Michael the archangel is an incredible one. From his creation by God to his mortal battle with the devil, you’d think this legend would be too good to be true. But the truth is, it’s true. And the story of St. Michael is more relevant today than ever. In August 1567, the Archangel Michael was called to the fight. He was to slay the devil. But he was to be victorious...

Can Humans Talk to Archangels?

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The word “archangel” is a title given to angels who are superior to the angeals, as well as to certain archangels. The title comes from the Greek archan-ge-los, meaning “chief (or supreme) messenger.” Virtually all the names given to angels in the Bible are derived from the title “angel,” while the other titles given to angels result from the translation process. The...

Did St Michael Slay the Devil?

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St Michael has long been a holy figure in the lives of the people and is the ultimate defender against all evil. St Michael’s name is Latin for “he who is like God” or “bearer of God” (in English, St. Michael translates as “the archangel Michael”), and he is the patron saint of soldiers, archers, florists, and police. St Michael is an angel who defends...

What is a charasmatic catholic?

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If you’re not familiar with the charismatic movement in the Roman Catholic Church, it’s a growing movement that’s been categorized as a “current of grace.” In some cases, the movement has been referred to as a Catholic “charismatic renewal”; others have labeled it a “Charismatic renaissance,” meaning that it is part of a larger charismatic...

What Does the Catholic Church Believe About Mary?

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Mary has been one of the most influential women in history, but her influence on the Catholic Church is often overlooked. Although she died more than 1,400 years ago, she is still considered by the Church to be the most important of the three disciples of Jesus and has been associated with some of the greatest events in church history. The Catholic Church believes that Mary, Mother of Jesus, is...

What Does It Mean to Be Catholic?

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Being a Catholic is a simple belief system to follow, but the extent of the beliefs and practices can seem overwhelming to those new to the faith. Some people might give you a blank stare when you tell them you’re a Catholic, but to them, you might as well be talking a foreign language. In reality, it’s not that hard to understand what being Catholic means, but it can be a bit overwhelming to...

What Does the Bible Say About Catholicism?

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There is a lot of conversation about the connection between the Bible and Catholicism nowadays.  The conversation usually revolves around how it is a Catholic scripture and what it has to say about things like salvation and baptism and what not. Read more. The Connection As one of the most influential books of history, the Bible is also one of its most controversial texts. On the one hand...

St Michael The Archangel in The Bible

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St Michael is also known as St. Michael the Archangel and is the patron saint of the air force, air defense, military and law enforcement hence most of the common prayers to st Michael cover one of those topics. He is one of the four archangels of the Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Islam and the Christian and the Eastern Orthodoxy religions. He is also venerated as a defender of the Church and...