(original title: Daily Cannibalism and Human Sacrifice Offered to God in Inner West Sydney Catholic Church) As a Roman Catholic, I have the obligation to attend mass on Sundays, and the privilege of attending mass every day of the week if I so choose. Every day all around the world, Latin Catholic parishes offer the … Continue reading Sunday Mass at St Fiacre’s Leichhardt
Hebrews 10:1-18 RSV-CE 10 For since the law has but a shadow of the good things to come instead of the true form of these realities, it can never, by the same sacrifices which are continually offered year after year, make perfect those who draw near. 2 Otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered? If … Continue reading The Mass and the Cross
Mark 7:1-13 RSV-CE 7 Now when the Pharisees gathered together to him, with some of the scribes, who had come from Jerusalem, 2 they saw that some of his disciples ate with hands defiled, that is, unwashed. 3 (For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not eat unless they wash their hands, observing the tradition of the elders; 4 and … Continue reading What is Catholic Tradition?
(Go to Part 1: "Agnostic to Christian") Last Days in the Desert Apart from my joyful realisation that I now believed in the one true gospel of Universal Salvation, my final month in Hong Kong was the worst and most painful of all. There was copious amounts of stress with Mindy and we were having … Continue reading Testimony – Universalist to Priest
(Go to Part 1: "Agnostic to Christian") Clashing with my Past It was mid-2014. After my realisation that I was already a Catholic, I begun to do a total practical transition from Protestantism to Catholicism: I stopped attending church at St Barnabas, convinced that it was all false teaching. I slowly stopped attending Credo events … Continue reading Testimony – Catholic to Universalist
One of the complaints that Catholics commonly throw at Protestants is that their doctrine of "Private Interpretation" leads to doctrinal anarchy: When you're doing theology with a mindset of "The Bible, the Holy Spirit and Me" it's inevitably going to lead to massively inflated egos, widespread doctrinal disagreements and an intensely burning pride. What I … Continue reading Private Interpretation and the Scope of Catholic Theology