CategoryCatholicism 101

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

catholic sign of the cross

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Making the sign of the cross is a religious ritual in some parts of Catholicism. It involves saying a special prayer, then presenting the sign of the cross to Jesus. Making the sign of the cross, or publiclyading oneself or actually crossing oneself, is also a spiritual blessing made by many members of different branches of Christianity. This ritual is commonly performed by both men and women...

HOW TO GO TO CONFESSION

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What exactly is Confessing? If a human being is in dire need of personal, mental, or spiritual development, he or she may seek advice from a Confessor. A Confessor is a religious person who goes to the church to seek out guidance on one’s spiritual quest. He or she will listen carefully to the Word of God and then give sincere answers. While most people would seek the advice of a priest...

5 POwerful Catholic Funeral Songs

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Music is no doubt a crucial part of many funeral services, whether it’s religious or not. Just keep in mind that the details identify the atmosphere of any event. Nowhere is this more vital than at a funeral. Funeral music plays a substantial role in the overall tone. On top of that, funeral songs can impact how people feel. Picking uplifting funeral songs for an -in-person funeral, memorial...

how to read the catholic bible in chronological order

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How to read the Catholic Bible in chronological order, is one of the most difficult questions that a Catholic may ask. It is a very serious question and one that has caused much debate among Christians for centuries. When you are asked to read the Bible in this manner, it is almost as if you are being told to blindly follow and not really have any idea what you are doing. Is that wise? Probably...

THE SYMBOLISM BEHIND THE TRADITIONAL CATHOLIC BAPTISM CEREMONY

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A traditional Catholic baptism is a highly ritualized and intricate process which includes many details of the Catholic religion into the most official form of child baptism. A Catholic baptism truly is built on a host of core beliefs which make the baptism of a young child of faith all the more important to both the parents and the young child involved in the faith. The church believes that...

how to use blessed oil

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Learning how to use blessed oil can be a valuable skill for any Catholic. The most common way to use blessed oil is by buying it or making your own in your home. However, there are other ways to use the blessed stick of oil. It can be used in candles, incense, potpourri and many other ways. Let’s take a look at a few different ways that the blessed stick of oil can be used. Candles are one...

HOW TO MAKE A Catholic home altar

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A Catholic home altar is the best way for them to remember the faith and to teach their children what it means to be a Catholic. It includes a gorgeous custom page with special design, all matching covers for your Catholic objects, all instructions for switching your altar over to the various feast days and season, a glossary of helpful terms, checklists for items, and much more! A Catholic home...

Catholic evangelical vs roman catholic

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The Catholic evangelical faith is the traditional denomination of the Catholic Church. It differs slightly from the Roman Catholic Church in that it has rejected Latin communion and the authority of the Pope. While the Rome City Catholic Church is recognized as the officially recognized church in the world, it is accepted only by a fraction of the followers. Evangelical Catholics believe that the...

Why Do Catholics Pray to Mary?

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Many people have asked, “Why do Catholics pray to Mary?” A lot of non-Catholics have been proficient from their early years to think that one of the obvious proofs of the falsity of Catholicism is to be seen in the honor that it’s paid to the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Catholic Church and the innumerable trusting prayers given to her by Catholics. Simultaneously, it’s true that a lot of Catholics...

How To Be a Better Catholic

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Are you wondering how you can become a better Catholic in your daily life? Do you often feel unworthy every time you look upon Jesus tormented and thought about His sorrows and death? You know you like to live every day for God. Well, you can make that living well one day at a time. Keep in mind that God calls you to Him regularly. How will you answer? Here are some practical ways you can become...