Why I am a Catholic in 200 Words or Less (Much Less)

1. I am a Catholic because Christ in the Eucharist called me for years and a good priest opened the doors and let me in.

2. I am a Christian – which happened before I became a Catholic — because Christ in the Holy Spirit called me. He called me throughout my anti-religion years.

3. St Peter told Jesus: Where else would we go? You alone have the words that lead to eternal life. That was true then. It’s true now.

That, in 85 words, is why I am a Catholic.

  • http://theshepherdspresence.wordpress.com Karyl

    Thank you for your bold statements. I really appreciate you. Blessed Easter.

    • Rebecca Hamilton

      Thank you Karyl! Your comments have been a bright spot many a day. A blessed Easter to you and yours.

  • SteveP

    Rebecca: May the One who is Justice and Mercy hear your prayers this Triduum and know that you and your family are the Lord’s and the Lord is your God. Peace!

    • Rebecca Hamilton

      Thank you Steve for this beautiful prayer. I can only echo it for you and yours. Blessings.

  • http://ashesfromburntroses.blogspot.com/ Manny

    I answer this question this way when asked:

    I am a Roman Catholic becasue I believe Jesus Christ is our Lord and saviour, the son of the everlasting God, and the Catholic Church is the medium that He directly established through Simon Peter, and, through continuouos succession and guided by the Holy Spirit, kept the teachings of our Lord.

    • Rebecca Hamilton

      Great answer Manny!

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