Do Catholics Pray to Mary?

pray to mary

Do Catholics pray to Mary? It sure looks that way! But there is more to it than that. An increasing number of Protestants are ready to be more open minded about this controversial topic. “I’m ready to honor Mary more than we usually do” said a Protestant friend, “but I’m not going to pray to [Read More...]

San Marco

Piazza San Marco by Canaletto

What happened to St Mark? Go here. [Read more...]

Faith in Action

Maximilian-Kolbe

Is there a contradiction in the gospels? In John 6 Jesus is asked the question, “What must we do to accomplish the works of God?” Jesus answers, “Believe on the one whom he sent.” But in Matthew’s gospel in the parable of the sheep and goats, Jesus says we will be judged according to our [Read More...]

Do Catholics Worship Idols?

artemis

Now that the geeks at Patheos have give us such a snazzy new re-fit, I am going through and moving a good number of my archived articles from my website to my blog. I hope readers will explore the ‘Archived Articles’ tab to see what’s there. I’ll be updating it regularly with old articles and [Read More...]

Weird Things Happen

I am constantly updating my ‘Archived Articles’ section of this blog. Over the years I’ve written hundreds of articles on lots of topics. I’ll make most of them available here free of charge. Some longer articles will require a small payment for the digital download. Just go to the ‘Archived Articles’ tab in the header. [Read More...]

The Day I Met St Bernadette

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In the summer of 1987 I was living in England and had three months free between jobs so I decided to go on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem–hitch-hiking and staying at monasteries across Europe. One of the place I wanted to visit was the monastery of St Gildard in Nevers, France. This is where the incorrupt [Read More...]


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