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A Hilarious Way of Proving Baptismal Regeneration

So, there’s a Lutheran Youtube channel, “Lutheran Satire,” run by a conservative Lutheran (LCMS) named Hans Fiene, and it’s hysterical.  While presented pretty tongue-in-cheek, the clips often make serious points on everything from theological liberalism to Evangelicalism, points on which we Catholics can readily assent to.  A few weeks ago, he posted what may be his best […]

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Happy New Year!

I don’t normally do Saturday posts, but the readings for today are fantastic (as I mentioned in my last post, it’s a Holy Day, but attending Mass is optional – despite my own advice in yesterday’s post, I missed this morning).  Anyways, the first reading is from Number 6:22-27, and it contains the traditional Judeo-Christian […]

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Are Catholics “Born Again”?

Long before Evangelicals were calling themselves “Born Again Christians” in the twentieth century, Catholics were referring to themselves that way.  For example, the Latin name “Renatus” (the root of names like RenĂ©e) means “Born Again” – that is, the notion of being born again was significant enough that parents wanted to name their kids after it. Interestingly, […]

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