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Tag: Holy Water

Holy Water, Vodka and their Cures

January 17, AD2018 0 Comments
Holy Water, Vodka and their Cures

From long experience I have learned that there is nothing like holy water to put devils to flight and prevent them from coming back again. They also flee from the Cross, but return; so holy water must have great virtue. For my own part, whenever I take it, my soul feels a particular and most […]

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Conspiracy Theories and Catholicism: Vampires

January 14, AD2014 13 Comments
Conspiracy Theories and Catholicism: Vampires

Albino assassin monks, secret Bible books, pagan Santas and secret councils—this is a series about popular culture claims related to Catholicism. If you have a suggestion for a future article, please leave a message in the comments or email me. Prior posts available by clicking my name. Through mere glimpses of him, however, demonic accuracy […]

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What Does the Church Teach about Infant Baptism

February 16, AD2013 19 Comments
What Does the Church Teach about Infant Baptism

We’re those people. In our families and social circles, we are usually considered to be the über-Catholics. We pray before meals, even when we’re dining out. We plan our weekend schedule around going to Mass, even if we’re traveling. We strictly observe all Holy Days of Obligation. In discussing issues of moral significance, we first ask, “What does […]

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