Should I Attend?
My granddaughter, a Catholic, is getting married in March, but in the hall where their reception will be held. A friend who is licensed to witness marriages will officiate.
I want to attend this wedding, but I don’t condone the way she is getting married. If I attend, am I doing anything against the Catholic Church’s teachings?
Did God Rejoice after Creating People?
The creation story in the Book of
Genesis states that after he created
the sun and the moon, God saw that
these were good. However, Scripture
does not say the same thing after
the creation of humans. Why is this?
What does the Catholic Church
teach about this?
I read beautiful, inspiring daily messages
in a book by a non-Catholic
author. I feel close to Jesus when I
read these uplifting, loving messages
of guidance, peace, love, and stewardship.
Is what I am doing correct?
Grieving Family Members
For six years, I was the sole caregiver
of my mom and my aunt. They died
eight weeks apart in the spring of
2014. I miss them so much; they
were my best friends, and we did
I still grieve their deaths, especially
during the holidays. I cry often,
but I offer all my loneliness, sadness,
and Masses for the holy souls in purgatory.
When will my pain and loneliness
ease? I am very active in my
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