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Catholic Doors Ministry

Catholic Answers to Catholic Questions.

regarding the Catholic Faith.

2 Bible Testaments

2 Destroyed Cities

2 Great Commandments

2 James

2 Judgments

2 Kinds Of Priests

2 Kinds Of Priesthood

2 Popes As Secular Franciscans

2 Powers Of Confirmation

2 Rites: Communion Outside Of Mass

2 Sacraments Of The Dead

2 Supernatural Powers Of The Priest

2 Types Of Contrition

3 Baptism, Types Of

3 Callings of the Catholic

3 Chief Qualities Of A Good Confession

3 Conditions Of Mortal Sin

3 Days In The Belly (Jonah)

3 Degrees Of Grace

3 Divine Characteristics Of God

3 Duties Of The Ordained

3 Emminent Goods Works

3 Eucharist, Titles Of The

3 Evangelical Counsels

3 Forms of Human Knowledge In Jesus

3 Heavens

3 Holy Oils

3 Intentions In Mass Offering

3 Israel, Meaning Of...

3 Levels of Reverence

3 Marian Sacramentals

3 Meanings Of Fasting During Lent

3 Parts Of The Catholic Church

3 Pillars Of The Church Authority

3 Pillars (Traditional) Of Lent

3 Powers Of The Soul

3 Qualities Of True Contrition

3 Reasons Against Communion Under Both Kinds

3 Sins Of The Media

3 Theological Virtues

4 Bible Steps To Spiritual Formation

4 Cardinal Virtues

4 Gospels In The Holy Bible

4 Last Things

4 Marks Of The Catholic Faith

4 Pillars Of The Catholic Faith

4 Purposes Of The Mass

4 Raising Of The Dead In The Bible

4 Sins Against Chastity

4 Sins That Cry Out To Heaven

4 Steps To Prepare For A Catholic Marriage

4 Steps To Sainthood

5 Effects Of The Sacrament Of Confession

5 Essentials Of A Good Confession

5 Heavenly Rewards

5 Herods

5 Husbands Of The Samaritan Woman

5 Precepts Of The Church

5 Reasons Why God Allows Temptations

5 Sacraments Of The Living

5 Sins Only The Pope Can Forgive

6 Corporal Works Of Mercy

6 Qualities Of The Angels

6 Sins Against The Holy Spirit

6 Steps Towards New Evangelization

7 Capital Sins

7 Churches (In Revelation)

7 Days Of Creation

7 Deadly Sins

7 Gifts Of The Holy Spirit

7 Graces Of Mary

7 Joys Of Our Lady

7 Joys Of Saint Joseph

7 Last Words Of Jesus

7 Sacraments Of The Church

7 Sorrows (Dolours) Of Our Lady

7 Sorrows Of Saint Joseph

7 Spiritual Works Of Mercy

7 Virtues Versus The Deadly Sins

8 Beatitudes

9 Choirs Of Angels

9 Fruits Of The Holy Spirit

9 Ways To Participate In Other's Sins

10 Commandments

10 New Year Resolutions

12 Apostles: Their Names

12 Promises Of The Sacred Heart Of Jesus

12 Tribes Of Israel

14 Holy Helpers

14 Stations Of The Cross

16 Vatican II Documents

18 Small Scapulars Approved By The Church

20 Mysteries Of The Rosary (Towards The Bottom Of The Page)

23 Eastern Catholic Churches

36 Miracles Of Jesus

40 Days Of Lent

40 Parables Of Jesus

47 Sins Against The Sacrament Of Marriage

50 Days of Easter

73 Biblical Books

613 Jewish Commandments


Abbreviations After The Names Of Priests

Abdication Of The Pope

Abomination Of Desolation

Abortion And Confession

Abortion: Approving Of It

Abortion: Bible Condemnation

Abortion: Excommunication

Abortion: Excommunication Of Politicians

Abortion Insurance

Abortion: Marriage Validity

Abortion, Reasons For Having An

Abortion Versus Birth Control

Abraham "Our Father In Faith"

Abraham's Bosom



Abstinence From Byproducts

Abstinence From Meat

Acolyte, Institution During Mass

Acolyte, The

"A Common Word", The Document

Acta Apostolicae Sedis

A.D. & B.C.

Adam: Eve His Only Wife

Addiction And Sin

Adoration, Drinking Coffee During

Adoration, Drinking Water During

Adoration, Eating During

Adoration, Silence During

Adoration, What Is It?

Advent, Meaning Of

Advent Wreath

Agape Meal (Love Meal)

Age Of Reason



All Saints' Day

All Souls' Day

Alleluia Acclamation

Allergic To Incense

Allergic To Perfume

Allowance To A Child

Altar, The

Altar Servers: Gender

Altar Servers Qualifications

Amazing Grace (Song)

Ambo, The


An Eye For An Eye

Anathema, Meaning Of

Ancestors In Matthew Versus Luke

And With Your Spirit

Angels, Choirs Of

Angels: Do They Have Wings?

Angels, Evidence Of Guardian

Angels, Gender

Angels, Guardian

Angels: How Many Choirs Of Angels

Angel, Meaning Of The Word

Angels, Qualities Of The Angels

Angels, What Are

Anglican Holy Orders

Anointing Of The Sick For Non-Catholic

Anointing Of The Sick: The Children

Anointing Of The Sick: The Effects

Anointing Of The Sick, When

Anointing Of The Sick Versus The Last Rites

Anointing Of The Sick, Who Can Administer

Anointing With Oil, Meaning Of

Anti-Catholic Sentiments

Apocalypse, The

Apologist Versus A Theologian



Apostles And Marriage

Apostles: Their Names

Apostles' Creed - "He Rose Again"

Apostles' Creed: Origin

"Apostles" versus "Disciples"

Apostolic Blessing

Apostolic Fathers

Apostolic Pardon

Apostolic Prefect

Apostolic Prefecture

Apostolic Tradition


Artificial Insemination

Ash Wednesday?, What Is

Ash Wednesday Ceremony, Attending A Protestant

Ashes, Distribution Of

Ashes, When To Wipe Them Off

Ashes, Where They Come From

Assisted Suicide

Assurance Of Salvation

Attending Non-Catholic Services




Background Graphics

Bankruptcy, Personal

Baptised, Destiny Of Those Not

Baptism Against Parental Wish

Baptism And Godparents

Baptism: Anglican Church

Baptism: Adventist Church

Baptism: Amish Church

Baptism: Apostolic Church

Baptism: Assembly of God Church

Baptism: Babies: When?

Baptism: Baptist Church Religion

Baptism By Ablution

Baptism By Affusion

Baptism By Aspersion

Baptism By Blood: Meaning Of

Baptism By Blood: Abortion

Baptism By Desire: Meaning Of

Baptism By Infusion

Baptism By Immersion

Baptism By Pouring

Baptism By Sprinkling

Baptism By Submersion

Baptism: Bohemian Free Thinkers Church

Baptism: Christian And Missionary Alliance Church Religion

Baptism: Christian Scientists Church

Baptism: Church Of Divine Science

Baptism: "Church Of God" (Catholic)

Baptism: Church Of God (Religion)

Baptism: Church Of The Brethren (Dunkers)

Baptism: Churching Of Women

Baptism Classes

Baptism, Conditional

Baptism: During Lent

Baptism, Emergency

Baptism Enrollment

Baptism: Evangelical United Brethren Church

Baptism For Infants: How Early

Baptism For Miscarriage

Baptism In Adulthood

Baptism In The Home

Baptism In The Nude (Early Church)

Baptism: Jehovah Witnesses Religion

Baptism: Mormon Religion

Baptism: Name Change On Certificate

Baptism: Name Of A Saint

Baptism Only Once

Baptism Of Dying Infant

Baptism Of Infant Denied

Baptism Of Stillborn Infant

Baptism Of The Dead

Baptism: Pentecostal Church

Baptism Prior To The Days Of Jesus

Baptism, Promises Of

Baptism: Protestant Religions

Baptism: Salvation Army Religion

Baptism, Secret

Baptism, Types Of

Baptism Twice

Baptism, Unbaptized Procedure

Baptism: Unitarian - Universalists Religion

Baptism, Validity of Protestant

Baptism, What Is Baptism?

Baptism, Who Can Administer

Baptism Wording

Baptismal Certificate, Change It

Baptismal Certificate, Father Unnamed

Baptism Certificate, Receive It When?

Baptismal Name

Baptized A Second Time


Battered Spouse


Bells Of The Church

Benediction Of The Blessed Sacrament

Beverage As A Sin

Bible Accuracy

Bible: Apocrypha

Bible: How Many Books

Bible: How Many Gospels

Bible Male Gender Usage

Bible Reading

Bible Steps To Spiritual Formation

Bible Study In Protestant Church

Birth Control

Birth Of Jesus: Cave Or Stable

Birth Of Jesus: Day

Birth Of Jesus: Year

Birth Of Mary

Bishop Selection

Bishops, Authentic Catholic

Bishops, Archbishops, And Cardinals

Bishops, Coadjutors, And Auxiliaries

Blessed, Meaning Of The Word

Blessed Objects In The Home

Blessed Objects, Selling of

Blessed Oil

Blessed Salt

Blessed Water

Blessing By Electronic Broadcast

Blessings By Extraordinary Minister Of Holy Communion

Blessing Of A Home

Blessing Of Animals

Blessing Of Medal

Blessing Of The Graves

Blessing Of The Throats

Blessing: Who Can Bless?

Blessings, The Quality Of

Blood, Spilled Precious

Body Donation

Book Of Blessings

Book Of Revelation 18:4-8

Book: Racculta

Born Again

Bread Of Life

Breast Feeding In Church

Brothers And Sisters In Christ

Bulletin: J.S. Paluch Co.

Bulletin: Margaret McCarthy

Burying a statue of Saint Joseph

Candle Burning


Canon Law Code

Canon Law Code - Who Can Amend It?

Canon Of Scripture

Canonical Impediment

Canonical Matrimony (Form Of)


Canonization, Purpose For

Capital Punishment

Captivity Letters


Cardinal Bishop

Cardinal Deacon

Cardinal Electors

Carmen Humphrey

Catechism Of The Catholic Church

Catechisms, The Many Different

Cathedral: Purpose

Catholic Cannibals

Catholic Church & Parish Names

Catholic Church, Finding A

Catholic Church, How Long To Join The

Catholic Church: How To Quit

Catholic Doors Ministry

Catholic Epistles

Catholic Faith, Return To The

Catholic Feasts On Pagan Dates

Catholic Fund-Raising Online

Catholic Funeral For A Non-Catholic

Catholic Funeral Rites

Catholic: Meaning Of The Word

Catholic Minister

Catholic Population Worldwide

Catholic Praying With Non-Catholics

Catholic Status For Institutions

Catholic, Usage Of The Word

"Catholic" Versus "Christian"

Catholic: What is a

Catholic Charity: Catholic Against Capital Punishment

Catholic Charity: Catholic League

Catholic Charity: Catholic Women's League

Catholic Charity: Knights Of Columbus

Catholic Charity: Opus Dei

Catholic Charity: Priests For Life

Celebrant Or Presider


Celibacy Versus Virginity

Cell Phones In Church

Cemetery, Catholic


Chalice Purification After Mass

Chalice Quality




Chastity, Sins Against

Child Care At Work

Children And Hell

Christian Burial

Christian, Definition Of A

Christian Morality

Christian Names

Christmas Carols, Appropriate

Christmas Carols, Origin Of

Christmas Gift Exchange

Christmas Mass: Duration

Christmas On December 25 th

Church Announcements

Church As The Law Maker, The

Church Closing: Unblessing The Building

Church, Founding Date Of The

Church: Images Of The saints

Church, Mother

Church Volunteers: Common-Law

Churches (7) Of Revelation

Churches, Sister

Churches, Ugly Modern

Circumcised, Are Catholic Boys


Clerical Garb

Clerical Incardination

Code Of Canon Law

Code Of Rubrics

Collar, Roman

Commandment, 1 st

Commandment, 2 nd

Commandment, 3 rd

Commandment, 4 th

Commandment, 5 th

Commandment, 6 th

Commandment, 7 th

Commandment, 8 th

Commandment, 9 th

Commandment, 10 th

Commandments, Jewish

Commandments, Ten

Commendatory Letter

Communion And Common-Law Relationships

Communion And Confession, First

Communion And Divorce

Communion And Divorce Victims

Communion And Marriage

Communion Baskets

Communion, Blessing Instead Of

Communion By Intinction

Communion Denied By The Priest

Communion: Dipping The Host

Communion During Hospital Visits

Communion, Fasting After

Communion, Fasting Before

Communion Fasting: Cough Drops

Communion: Gluten Free Hosts

Communion In An Unworthy Manner

Communion In Eastern Catholic Churches

Communion In Your Home, Receiving

Communion: Inter-Communion

Communion: In The Hand Forbidden

Communion: Kneeling Or Standing

Communion: Late Arrival At Mass

Communion Of Non-Catholic At Catholic Wedding

Communion Of Saints

Communion On The Tongue

Communion Outside Of Mass, Two Basis Rites

Communion, Past Restriction To Host

Communion, Posture After

Communion Rails

Communion: Refusing The Blood

Communion Response

Communion, Requirements To Receive

Communion, Response After

Communion: Self Communicate

Communion, Sign Of The Cross After Receiving

Communion: The Priest First

Communion To Head Of States

Communion To Protestant Spouse

Communion To Protestants

Communion Twice A Day




Conference Of Catholic Bishops

Confession: Absolution Denied

Confession: Absolution Of An Accomplice

Confession And Abortion

Confession And General Absolution

Confession And Salvation

Confession And The Internet

Confession And Young Children

Confession, Anonymous

Confession, Biblical Origin

Confession By Telephone

Confession During Mass

Confession, Fake Priest (To A)

Confession, Five Effects Of The Sacrament Of

Confession, Five Essentials Of A Good

Confession Frequency

Confession, How And What?

Confession, Incomplete

Confession In The Psalm

Confession, Its Necessity

Confession: Other Names

Confession, Qualities Of A Good

Confession, Restoration Of Good Works

Confession, Seal Of

Confession, Then Communion

Confession: Two Types Of Contrition

Confession: Violet Stole

Confession: What Is It?

Confession, Where To Hear

Confession, Without Absolution During

Confession: Word Of Forgiveness

Confessional Privacy

Confessing Directly To God

Confessing Two Sinners Together

Confirmation: Anointing Of The Forehead

Confirmation By A Priest

Confirmation: Conditional

Confirmation, Effects Of

Confirmation, Forced

Confirmation: Have No Sponsor

Confirmation, Mandatory Or Not?

Confirmation Name

Confirmation Only Once

Confirmation, 2 Powers Of

Confirmation Words Of The Bishops

Conscience And Prayer, The

Conscience, The

Conscience, The Doubtful

Conscience, The Lax

Conscience, The Scrupulous

Consecration, Adding Of Water For

Consecration: Its Validity

Consecration: Kneeling - No Kneelers

Consecration: Kneeling / Standing

Consecration Of Hosts During Mass, Two

Consecration, Standing Around The Altar At

Consecration: When Jesus comes


Contraception: Nuns In Congo

Contraception, Shared Guilt

Contraception: US Catholic Hospitals

Contrition, 3 Qualities Of True

Conversion At Death

Conversion Of Heart

Conversion To Catholicism


Cradle Catholic

Created Man, Why God

Creation Of Man

Creed, Changing The Words

Creed, Kneeling During The

Creed Mandatory On Sundays and Solemnity

Creed, The Apostles

Creed, The Nicene

Creed, Why The

Cremated Remains, Burying The


Cross/Crucifix In The Home

Cross Presence During Mass

Cross, Resurrected Christ

Cross Versus The Crucifix

Crosses Veiled Good Friday To Easter Vigil

Crucifix: Christ Resurrected


Cursed Objects

Cry Room, The

Dating: When It Is A Sin

Day Of The Dead

Days Of Creation: 7

Days of Easter: 50

Days Of Lent: 40

Deacon: Marriage And Celibacy

Deacon: Permanent

Deacon Responsibilities At Mass

Dead, Praying For The

Dead Sea Scrolls


Death Penalty

Dedication Of The 12 Months

Denominations, Belonging To Two Different

Deposit Of Faith


Devotional Competition

Diocesan Curia

Diocesan Office


Diocese Chancellor

Diocese Chancery

Disposing of A Consecrated Host

Disposing of Blessed Objects

Disposing of Holy Water

Divine Mary

Divorce & Mixed Marriage

Divorce: Joining The RCIA

Doctors Of The Church

Doctrine Of Concomitance

Doctrine Versus Dogma

Dog In Church

Donations, Conditional

Dream Catcher

Dress Code During Mass

Eastern Catholic Churches

Easter Date

Easter Duty/Obligation

Easter Triduum

Easter Vigil/Obligation

Ecumenical Councils

Ecumenical Dialogue

Ecumenism Condemned in 1928

Ecumenism Defined

Ecumenism: Inter-Faith Meetings

Ecumenism: 3 Ways To Be Involved

Ember Days





Eternal Life

Eucharist: Adoration In The Tabernacle

Eucharist: Exposition Of The Blessed Sacrament

Eucharist Kept At Home

Eucharist: Order Of Receiving

Eucharist, What Is The Holy

Eucharistic Bread: Children's Mass

Eucharistic Bread: Ingredients

Eucharistic: Genuflect When Passing In Front

Eucharistic Minister: Ordinary versus Extraordinary

Eucharistic Minister: Term

Eucharistic Miracles

Eucharistic Prayers For The Mass, Approved

Eucharistic Wine: Content

Euthanasia (Physician Assisted Suicide)

"Everyone Else Is Doing It."





Excardination / Incardination

Ex Cathedra


Excommunication - Without Knowledge Of It


Extraordinary Minister Of Holy Communion, Blessings By

Extraordinary Minister Of Holy Communion, Purpose Of The

Extraordinary Minister Of Holy Communion, Qualities Of The

Extraordinary Minister Of Holy Communion: Term

Extraordinary Minister Of Holy Communion: Washing Of Hands

Extreme Unction

Extreme Unction: Biblical Origin

Father And Reverend, The Difference Between

Fathers, Apostolic

Fathers Of The Church


Faith And Works

Faith, Growing In

Faiths, Raising A Child In Two

Fast Day

Fasting: Before Mass (Communion)

Fasting: Defining "Elderly"

Fasting During Pregnancy

Fasting: During the Year

Fasting: Lent And Meat

Fatima: Consecration of Russia

Feast Day Of Pope John-Paul II

Feasts, Memorials And Solemnities

Fertility Drug

Fish Eating On Friday

Flattery And Adulation


Forgiveness And Volunteering


Friday, Day Of Fasting

Friday, Day Of Fasting: Annunciation

Fruits Of The Holy Spirit

Funeral Eulogy

Funeral, Canon Laws Re:

Funeral: Miscarriage

Funeral, What To Wear At A


Gaudete Sunday


Gender Idiology

General Absolution

Generational Sin/Healing


Ghosts / Spirits

Gift For A Deacon

Gift Of Counsel

Gift Of Fear

Gift Of Fortitude

Gift Of Knowledge

Gift Of Piety

Gift Of Tears

Gift Of Understanding

Gift Of Wisdom

Gifts Of The Holy Spirit

Gloria: Mandatory On Sunday

Gluten-Free Hosts

God's Attributes

God's Beginning

Godchild, Definition Of

Godchildren: How Many

Godmothers, Multiple

Godparent: Age Requirement

Godparent, A Witness

Godparent Candidate, Adoptive Parent

Godparent Candidate, Does Not Attend Mass

Godparent Candidate, Had An Abortion

Godparent Candidate, Involved In Mix-Marriage

Godparent Candidate, Spouse Of

Godparent Candidate, The Parent

Godparent: Compaters & Commaters

Godparent Day

Godparent, Death Of

Godparent, Declining To Be A

Godparent Definition

Godparent: Guarantor Of The Faith

Godparent: How Many Catholics

Godparent, How To Become A

Godparent, Once A Godparent, Always A...

Godparent: Protestant

Godparent: Raising The Child

Godparent: Spiritual Father

Godparent: Sponsor

Godparent: Sponsor Certificate

Godparent: Terminology

Godparents: At Confirmation

Godparents By Proxy

Godparents: Change Him/Her

Godparents: Death Of Parents

Godparents: Expectations?

Godparents, "Honorary"

Godparents: How Many?

Godparents: None Available

Godparents: Quit Responsibility

Godparents: Requirements?

Godparents: Transpeople

Godparents: Twin/Triplets?

Godparents: What Gender?

Godparents: What Is A Christian Witness?

Godparents: Who Picks Them?

Godparents: Who's Turn Is Next?

Godparents, Why Do We Have

Godparents You Do Not Want

Golden Rule

Good Friday Tenebrae Service

Good Friday Veneration Of The Crucifix

Good works

Gospel Of Mark (Mk. 16:8b-20)

Gospel Of Mark Written First

Grace, Prevenient

Graces Of Mary


Guardian Angel

Guardian Angel, Jesus

Gum Chewing

Habit, Religious

Hail, Holy Queen

Hail Mary History


Halo, The


Head Covering In Church

Healing Of The Family Tree

Health Insurance

Heavenly Reward For Works

Heavenly Rewards, Five

Hebrew Scriptures

Hell, He Descended Into

Hell Versus Hades


Heresy: Adoptionism

Heresy: Americanism

Heresy: Anglo-Israelism

Heresy: Antinomianism

Heresy: Apollinarism

Heresy: Arianism

Heresy: Audianism

Heresy: Bogomils

Heresy: Catharism

Heresy: Christian Zionism

Heresy: Circumcellions

Heresy: Community Of The Lady Of All Nations

Heresy: Docetism

Heresy: Donatism

Heresy: Ebionites

Heresy: Euchites/Messalians

Heresy: Febronianism

Heresy: Feeneyism

Heresy: Fraticelli

Heresy: Free Spirit

Heresy: Gallicanism

Heresy: Henricians

Heresy: Iconoclasm

Heresy: Jansenism

Heresy: Jehovah's Witnesses

Heresy: Josephinism

Heresy: Latter Day saint (Mormons)

Heresy: Lutheranism

Heresy: Macedonians

Heresy: Marcionism

Heresy: Melchisedechians

Heresy: Modernism

Heresy: Monarchianism

Heresy: Monophysitism or Eutychianism

Heresy: Monothelitism

Heresy: Montanism

Heresy: Novatianism

Heresy: Patripassianism

Heresy: Pelagianism

Heresy: Positive Christianity

Heresy: Psilanthropism

Heresy: Rastafari Movement

Heresy: Reincarnation

Heresy: Sabellianism

Heresy: Semipelagianism

Heresy: Triclavianism

Heresy: United Church Of God

Heresy: Waldensians

Heresy (Gnostic): Manichaeism

Heresy (Gnostic): Paulicianism

Heresy (Gnostic): Priscillianism

Heresy (Gnostic): Naassenes

Heresy (Gnostic): Ophites

Heresy (Gnostic): Sethian

Heresy (Gnostic): Valentianism



Herods, Number Of

Hierarchy, The

History of God's Presence on earth

Holding Hands During The Our Father


Holy Cards

Holy Chrism

Holy Day Of Obligation

Holy Fonts, Origin Of

Holy Helpers

Holy Orders, Anglican

Holy Orders, Reasons Against

Holy See

Holy Spirit - As A Power

Holy Spirit, Fruit Of The

Holy Spirit, Gifts Of The

Holy Spirit: He or It?

Holy Spirit - Other Titles

Holy Spirit, Sins Against The

Holy Spirit Vs human spirit

Holy Water, Biblical Reference

Holy Water From Easter Vigil

Holy Water In Fonts During Lent

Holy Water: Origin

Homilies, Boring

Homilies From Catholic Doors Ministry

Homily, As A Priest Or Friend

Homily By Lay Person

Homily, Definition Of

Homily, Its Purpose

Homily Mandatory On Sundays

Homily On Weekdays

Homily Substituted With A Reflection

Homily Versus A Sermon

Homily, Where To Preach The

Homily: Who May Preach At The Mass

Homosexual Desire

Homosexuality: Biblical References

Homosexuality: C.C.C. # 2358

Homosexuality, Defending The Church Teaching On

Homosexuality & Eternal Damnation

Homosexuality: Meaning of "Disordered"

Homosexuality & The Eucharist

Homosexuality & The Priesthood

Homosexuality, Gospel Silence On

Homosexual Desire

Homosexuality: C.C.C. # 2358

Homosexuality, Defending The Church Teaching On

Homosexuality & Eternal Damnation

Homosexuality: Meaning of "Disordered"

Homosexuality & The Eucharist

Homosexuality & The Priesthood

Homosexuality, Gospel Silence On


Hosanna, Meaning Of

Host, Breaking Of The

Host, Consecrated, In The Home

Host, Disposing Of A Consecreated

Host Forgotten In A Pyx

Host: Wheat Only

How To Quit As Godparent

How To Quit The Catholic Church

Human Freedom

Hunger Strike


Husbands Of The Samaritan Woman

Hysterectomy, The


Illegitimate Child: Adulterini

Illegitimate Child: Bastardi

Illegitimate Child: Ex Damnnato Coitu

Illegitimate Child: Incestuosi

Illegitimate Child: Manzeres

Illegitimate Child: Naturales

Illegitimate Child: Nefarii

Illegitimate Child: Nothi

Illegitimate Child: Spurii




Impediment: Absolute

Impediment: Diriment

Impediment: Divine Law

Impediment: Ecclesiastical

Impediment: Occult

Impediment: Permanent

Impediment: Prohibitive (Impedient)

Impediment: Public

Impediment: Relative

Impediment: Simple (Priesthood)

Impediment: Temporary

Imprimatur / Nihil Obstat

Incardination / Excardination

Incarnation, Meaning Of

Indefectibility Of The Church

Incorruptibles, The

Indissolubility Of Marriage, The

Indulgences, Kind Of

Infallibility Of The Church

Infallibility Of The Pope

Informed Consent

"In Jesus' Name I Pray"




Internet And The Sacraments

Isaiah 7:24, Virgin Or Young Girl

Jabez, Prayer Of

Jacose Lie

Jesse Tree

Jesus And Non-Christians

Jesus Came For The Sinners

Jesus, Human Nature Of

JHVH, Meaning Of

John The Baptist & Jesus, Cousins

Joint Declaration (Catholics/Lutherans)

Jubilee Year

Judgmental, Being

Judgments, Two

Just War

Justin Bieber

Key Document: Legal Will

Key Document: Living Will

Key Document: Power Of Attorney - Personal Care

Key Document: Power Of Attorney - Personal Property

Kingdom Of God

Kissing The Bishop's Ring

Kissing The Pope's Ring

Lady Month

"Laetare Sunday"

Lamb Of God

Lapsed Catholics Sleeping Together In Your Home

Last Rites: Alzheimer's Disease

Last Rites Versus Sacrament Of The Sick

Last Rites: Young Children

Last Things

Last Words Of Jesus

Lateran Basilica, The

Latin, The Church Language

Latin Vulgate Bible

Law And Righteousness

Lay Ministry, Its Purpose

Lay Ministry: Without Communion

"Lay Person" Defined

Lay Services In The Church

"Lectio Divina", Meaning Of

Lent, Meaning Of

Lenten Resolution

Lenten Season, Duration Of



Liturgical Color Black

Liturgical Color Blue

Liturgical Colors

Liturgical Colors: Lent And Advent

Liturgical Changes

Liturgical Seasons

Liturgical Year

Liturgy Of The Eucharist

Liturgy Of The Word

Living Will

Love Meal (Agape Meal)

Love The Sinner, Hate The Sin

Lying - A Good Reason

Lying - Exceptions


Magi, The

Magic And Sorcery

Magisterium, The

Mandatum, A

Manger Scene

Mardis Gras

Marian Apparitions

Marian Feast, What Is A

Marian Feast, Why So Many?

Marian Theology


Marks Of The Catholic Faith

Marriage: Adulteress Affair

Marriage And Impotence

Marriage Annulment

Marriage Annulment Changes: September, 2015

Marriage Annulment: Dating While Waiting

Marriage Annulment, First Step Of The

Marriage Annulment Process

Marriage Annulment Reasons

Marriage: Annulment Versus Divorce

Marriage Annulment, When To Apply For An

Marriage Annulled Without Consent

Marriage At A Cathedral

Marriage, Attending A Justice Of The Peace

Marriage, Attending A Protestant

Marriage, Attending Same Sex

Marriage, Banns Of

Marriage Before A J.P. By Catholics

Marriage Before A J.P. By Non-Baptised

Marriage Before Witnesses

Marriage, Best Friend In

Marriage Between Cousins

Marriage By Proxy

Marriage: Children's Access To Both Parents

Marriage: Common Law Relationship

Marriage Convalidation

Marriage Defined

Marriage: Divorce

Marriage During Lent And Advent

Marriage, Effects Of The Sacrament Of

Marriage: Exchange Of Rings

Marriage: Giving Away The Bride

Marriage, Homosexual

Marriage, Indissolubility Of

Marriage: Intention For Children

Marriage, Mix

Marriage, Non-Sacramental Catholic

Marriage On A Cruise Ship

Marriage: Open To Procreation

Marriage Outside The Church Building

Marriage: Pauline Privilege

Marriage: Prenuptial Agreement

Marriage, Proper Location For A Catholic

Marriage, Purpose

Marriage, Radical Sanation

Marriage, Raising The Child As A Catholic In A Mix-

Marriage: Ratum Tantum

Marriage: Ratum Et Consummatum

Marriage: Relative

Marriage, Same Sex

Marriage: Separation

Marriage, Sex Before

Marriage, Steps To Prepare For A Catholic

Marriage: Tribunal

Marriage, Validity Of A Protestant

Marriage Vows

Marriage: While pregnant

Marriage: While pregnant: Short Dress

Marriage: White Wedding

Married Priests

Married Priests: Disadvantages


Martyrs: 911 Victims

Mary: Assumption of

Mary As Virgin

Mary: Blessed

Mary, Devotion To

"Mary, Did You Know?" (Song)

Mary: End Of Her Earthly Life

Mary: Marian Dogmas

Mary, Mother of Blessed Virgin

Mary: Mother of God

Mary, Name Of

Mary: Parents Of

Mary: Pray to Mary

Mary's Mantle

Mary, Seat Of Wisdom

Mary Magdelene

Mass, Active Duty

Mass, Additions During

Mass, Age Children Should Attend

Mass And Electronic Devices

Mass, Applause During

Mass, Baptism During

Mass: Behaviour

Mass, Black

Mass, Breast Feeding During

Mass Card

Mass Celebration: Location

Mass: Changing The Words

Mass, Clapping Hands During

Mass Conclusion: Announcements

Mass, Dancing During

Mass Dispensation

Mass: Dress Code

Mass For The Souls Of Non-Catholics

Mass, Gold

Mass: "Good Morning"

Mass: Holding Hands

Mass In Latin: Reasons

Mass On All Souls' Day

Mass On Television

Mass, Moments Of Silent During

Mass: Non-Catholic Participants

Mass: None On Holy Saturday

Mass, Nuptial

Mass, Penitential Rite During

Mass, Purposes Of The

Mass, Red

Mass, Rose

Mass: Saturday Night Validity

Mass: Saturday Reading

Mass: Shortage Of Hosts

Mass, Silence Before

Mass: Sunday Obligation

Mass: Sunday Obligation: Cut-off age

Mass Stipend Donation Towards What?

Mass Stipends

Mass Stipends: Daily Maximum

Mass Stipends For Novenas

Mass Stipends: Private Or Public

Mass, Where To Go To

Mass, White


Material For Sale

Maudy Thursday

Meat In Catholic Restaurants


Medjugorje: Cause Of Division

Melchizedek, Order Of

Memento Of The Dead

Memento Of The Living





Michael Versus Satan


Mind Of The Church

Miracles Of Jesus

Miraculous Medal (see Sacramental)

Missal, The

Missal, The Sunday

"Mission" defined

"Mission Mail"

Mixed Marriage & Divorce



Most Visited Catholic Sites

Moto Propio

Motto: "It Is Not Written."

Mouse Cursors

Mt. 24:34/Lk. 21:32

Murder, When It Is Acceptable

Murder, When Killing Is

Muslim Beliefs



Naming Churches & Parishes

Nativity Scene

Nativity Scene: Animals

Nativity Scene: Manger

Nativity Scene: No Room In The Inn

Natural Family Planning (NFP)

Nihil Obstat / Imprimatur

Novena, Express

Novena, Meaning of

Novena Magic

Novena, Nine Month





"Nuns On The Bus"

Oil: Anointing By Who?

Oil Composition

Oil Of Gladness (See # 3)

Oils, 3 Holy

Oils (Old Names), 3 Holy

Old Catholics

"Ontological Change"

Opus Dei

Order Of Malta


Organ Donation

Original Sin, Born Without

Orthodox Churches: Holy Orders

Orthodox Churches: Status

Our Father: Holding Hands

Our Lady, Joys Of

Our Lady, Sorrows (Dolours) Of

Our Lady Of Fatima

Our Lady Of Guadalupe

Our Lady Of Lourdes

Palm, A Sacramental


Papabile, Meaning Of

Papal Bull

Papal Conclave

Papal Consistory

Papal Infallibility

Papal Origins

Papal Removal From Office

Papal Resignation

Papal Ring

Papal Summer Home Location

Papal Tiara

Parable Defined

Parables Of Jesus

Paraclete, The


Parish Membership

Parousia, Meaning Of

Parts Of The Catholic Church


Pastoral Councils, Purpose Of

Pastoral Letters

Pastoral Work

Paul Or Saul

Penance, Church Teaching On

Pentecost / Whitsunday


Perfume Allergy

Perfume / Scents In The Church


Pet Affections

Pets In Heaven

Physician Assisted Suicide

Pieta, The


Pillar Of Salt

Pillars Of The Catholic Faith

Pillars Of The Church Authority

Politicians Excommunicating Themselves

Pope: After His Resignation

Pope Benedict XVI Resignation

Pope: Bishop Of Rome

Pope: Complete List

Pope Deposition As A Heretic

Pope Francis: The Choice Of Name

Pope Infallibility

Pope Interpretation Of Scripture

Pope, The Meaning Of The Word

Pope: Retirement

Pope, Election Of A New

Pope, The Black

Poor People, There Will Always Be


Positio, The


Postulator, The

Powers Of The Priest, 2 Supernatural

Powers Of The Soul

Prayer Before Meal In Public

Prayer, Binding

Prayer Content

Prayer Intentions

Prayer Of Absolution

Praying: Best Place To Do It

"Praying" Defined

Praying For Money

Praying In Repetition

Praying To The Departed Souls

Praying To The Father Or The Son

Praying To The Saints

Preach A Homily, Who Can

Precepts Of The Church

Precious Blood, Disposing Of The



Presence, Real Or True

Priest And Daily Celebration Of Mass

Priest Defrocked, The Meaning Of

Priest / Elder

Priest / Friar / Monk

Priest Forever, You Are A

Priest, Former (Getting Married)

Priest Holiday Time

Priest: Invalid Orders

Priest: Public Office

Priest Salary

Priest Shortage

Priest Statistics (2010)

Priest Suspension

Priest: Sustenance Versus Remuneration

Priest Versus Presbyter

Priest?, What Is A Catholic

Priests, Judging Our

Priests, Married

Priests, Visiting

Priesthood: A Calling Or A Job

Priesthood And Homosexuality

Priesthood, Laicized Priest Returning To The

Priesthood: Online Ordination

Priesthood, The Common

Priesthood: Women Priests

Priesthood: Years Of Study For The

Princes Of The Church

Principle Passions, The

Privacy Invasion

Private Revelations

Processional Cross

Procreation, God's Plan For

Project Rachel

Promised Land

Promises Of The Sacred Heart Of Jesus

Prophecies Of Saint Malachi



Publishing An Answered Prayer

Pulpit, Lectern Or Ambo

Purgatory: What Is It?

Purification Of The Vessels




Raising A Catholic Child Raising Of The Dead In The Bible

Rapture, Origin Of The

Rash Judgment

Redeemer, The

Redemption Versus Salvation

Refreshment Sunday



Relationships In Heaven


Relic, Making A Third Class

Relics, Types of Holy

Religion, What Is

Religious: Nuns Versus Sisters

Religious Orders - Their Purpose

Religious Retreat

Religious Vows

Religious Violence

Religious Life: Novice/Noviciate

Religious Life: Postulant

Respect Life Sunday

Rest In Peace (R.I.P.)


Retreat, Meaning Of A

Rite Of Christian Initiation Of Adults: Divorcees

Rite Of Christian Initiation Of Adults: Purpose

Rite Of Christian Initiation Of Adults: Seniors

Rite Of Committal

Rite Of Election

Rites In Communion With Rome

Roman Curia, The

Roman Missal

Roman Rota


Rosary, Different Kinds

Rosary During Holy Mass

Rosary Focus During Prayer

Rosary, Month Of The

Rosary, Mysteries Of The (Towards The Bottom Of The Page)

Rosary: Private Prayer

Rosary Ring

Rosary, Wearing A

Sackcloth, The

Sacrament & Bible: Baptism

Sacrament & Bible: Confirmation

Sacrament & Bible: Eucharist

Sacrament & Bible: Confession

Sacrament & Bible: Anointing of the Sick

Sacrament & Bible: Holy Orders

Sacrament & Bible: Matrimony

Sacraments Of Initiation

Sacraments Of The Church

Sacraments Of The Dead

Sacraments Of The Living

Sacraments, Purpose Of The

Sacraments, Rights Or Obligation?

Sacramental Character

Sacramental Grace

Sacramental Mark On The Soul

Sacramental: Miraculous Medal

Sacramental: The Palm

Sacramental: Scapular

Sacramental: Scapular: How Many Kinds?

Sacramental: Scapular: Cloth Versus Medal

Sacramentals, Benefits Obtained By The Use Of

Sacramentals, Categories Of

Sacramentals (Blessed Objects), Popular

Sacramentals (Blessed Objects), Selling of

Sacramentals? What Are

Sacrarium, The

Sacred Tradition

Sacred Vessels

Saint Joseph, Joys Of

Saint Joseph, Sorrows Of

Saint Joseph's Table

Saint Jude

Saint Nicholas / Santa Claus

Saint Paul, Apostle To The Gentiles

Saint, What Is A Patron

Sainthood Miracles

Sainthood, Steps To

Sainthood To Non-Catholics

Saints, Communion Of

Saints In Heaven

Saints, Number of

Saints Of The Old Testament

Saints Or Angels

Saints: Origin Of Their Title

Saints, Pictures Of

Saints, Praying To The


Salvation: Are You Saved?

Salvation: Catholic Teaching

Salvation, Defining

Salvation: Pope John Paul II

Same-Sex Unions

Satan's Names

Scapular (see Sacramental)


Schools, Catholic Children Attending Non-Catholic

Scripture Reading, Changing Of Gender Language

Scrutinies, The

Second Coming

Secret, Keeping A

Sedevacantist, A

Seraphic Blessing

Sex Before Marriage

Shemittah, The

Shrines: Sanctioned And Non-Sanctioned

Shroud Of Turin

Shrove Tuesday

Sign Of Peace

Sign Of Peace: Omission

Sign Of Peace: Priest Leaving The Sanctuary

Sign Of Peace: When During Mass?

Sign Of The Cross

Sign Of The Cross: Left Hand

Sign Of The Cross: Symbol


Sin, Accessory To Another's

Sin And Addiction

Sin Of Dating

Sin Of Kissing

Sin, Occasion Of

Sin Of Parents Who Neglect Baptism Of Their Child

Sin of Simony

Sin Of Swearing

Sin, Social

Sin, Original

Sinning During Dreams

Sins, 9 Ways To Participate In Other's

Sins Against Charity

Sins Against Faith

Sins Against Hope

Sins Against The Holy Spirit

Sins Against The Sacrament Of Marriage

Sins, Capital

Sins Crying To Heaven For Vengeance

Sins, Deadly

Sins: Mortal And Venial

Sins: Mortal

Sins Of The Media, Three

Sins Only The Pope Can Forgive

Sins, Small And Large

Sister Churches

Slander Or Calumny

Society Of St Pius X (SSPX)

Society Of St Pius X (SSPX) - Confession

Society Of St Pius X (SSPX) - Marriage


Solemn Profession


Soul Is Genderless

Soul, Does It Ever Die?

Soul Mate

Spirits / Ghosts

Spiritual Dryness

Spiritual Exercises Of St. Ignatius Loyola

Spouse Church Attendance

Spouse Unfaithful

Stations Of The Cross

Stations Of The Cross Rosary

Stem Cell Research

Stigmata, The

Stole, Wearing Of The

Strike, Labour


Sunday Mass Collection: Purpose?

Sunday Mass, Is It Biblical?

Sunday Missal, The

Sunday Obligation

Sunday Obligation: Mass On Television

Sunday Obligation On Saturday Evening

Sunday Obligation Versus The "Liturgy Of The Word"

Sunday Obligation With SSPX

Sunday, Rose

Sunday, Working On

Sunday Worship (the Sabbath)

Supreme Law Of The Catholic Church

Swaddling Clothes

Swine Flu Precautions

"Swum The Tiber"

Symbol: Divine Pelican

Symbol: Dove

Symbol: Fish

Symbol: Lamb

Symbol: RIP

Symbol: XP


Synod Of Bishops

"Synoptic", Meaning Of The Term


Tabernacle, Genuflecting

Tabernacle Lamp

Tabernacle Or Crucifix, Bow Before The

Tabernacle Placement

Take Up Your Cross


Talking in Church


Teaching In Public Schools

Temporal Punishment

Temptations, Resisting

Tenebrae, Meaning Of

Tenebrae Service, Good Friday

Term: Actus Reus

Term: Agnus Dei

Term: Alpha And Omega

Term: Amicus Curiae

Term: Anno Domini (A.D.)

Term: Bona Fide

Term: Constat De Non Supernaturalitate

Term: Dolus Malice

Term: Ferendae Sententiae

Term: Ipso Facto

Term: Latae Sententiae

Term: Latae Sententiae Interdict

Term: Latae Sententiae Suspension

Term: Mens Rea

Term: Non Constat De Supernaturalitate

Thaddeus Or Judas

"The Fullness Of Time"

Three Kings' Day

Three O'Clock AM

"Through Him, With Him, In Him"


Titles, Unlawful Usage of

"Today you will be with me in Paradise..."

Tomb Of The Blessed Virgin

Tradition, Validity Of The

Transfiguration, The



Tribes Of Israel

Tribunal Of The Catholic Church

Tricks Of The Devil

Trinity, The

Ushers / Lay Greeters

Vaccines, Condemned

Vaccines From Fetal Cells

Vasectomy, The

Vatican City

Vatican II Documents

Veneration Of The Cross

Veronica Wiping The Face Of Jesus


Viagra, Using

Viaticum, The

Vices: Capital sins

"View Are My Own" Disclaimer

Virtue Of Charity, The

Virtue Of Fortitude, The

Virtue Of Hope, The

Virtue Of Justice, The

Virtue Of Prudence, The

Virtue Of Temperance, The

Virtues (Cardinal)

Virtues (Moral)

Virtues (Theological)

Vitro Fertilization

Vocations: Meaning Of Praying For

Voting At Elections

Vows And Promises

Vow Of Poverty

War, Just

Washing Of The Feet

Water, Disposing Of Holy

Way Of The Cross

Wearing Scents In Church

Wedding Ring After Death

Wedding Ring Of Brothers And Nuns

Wedding, White

Whitsunday / Pentecost

Who Has Seen God?

Who Is God?

Wisdom Literature

Word Definition

Works And Salvation

Works Of Mercy, Corporal

Works Of Mercy, Spiritual

Year Of The Faith & New Evangelization

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Year Of The Faith: What Is It?

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