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Struggling to Find the Motivation to Blog

I am sitting here struggling with what I should write about. It has been so long since the last time that I wrote anything for this blog. So often I have wanted to write something, but for one reason or another, I failed to do so.  I think part of the reason …

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A Gay Catholic’s Guide to Lent

Here is the only guide you need as a gay Catholic to make it through Lent. As we know, Lent runs from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday and during this period, we as Catholics (both gay and straight) remember the horrible events that lead to Jesus being placed on the cross and …

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Pope Benedict and Condoms

With Pope Benedict’s new book being released, there has been some people that feel that a few things Pope Benedict stated are controversial, none more than his mention that in some cases the use of condoms may be a “first assumption of responsibility, on the way to recovering an awareness that not …

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December Updates

It has been some time since I have updated my blog. With purchasing a house and working 3 jobs, I just haven’t had the time to write anything. I did feel though that updating my blog was something I needed to do, so I am typing this as I am on my …

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The Church is a whore

“The Church is a whore, but she is my mother.” ~ St. Augustine For Christmas, my parents give me a year’s subscription to Netflix. The main reason they give me this is because I do not have cable and this allows me the ability to watch something on my computer by streaming …

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My Plan During Lent

As I am sure you already know, we have entered into Lent. As most Catholics, I have been fasting and praying. So far I really haven’t done much of the third thing we are called to do during Lent, which is Almsgiving (acts of charity). I have made plans on to fast …

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Prayers for Gay People

I recently came across these prayers on the Ministry to Lesbian and Gay Catholics website. The Ministry to Lesbian and Gay Catholic is an organization founded by Cardinal Roger Mahony and is based out of The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Note: The Ministry to Lesbian and Gay Catholic has been …

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Ending the Year Right

It has been a few weeks since I lasted posted a blog entry, but I do hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and that 2010 is even better for you than 2009. This posting is going to be just to give some updates on things going on in my life. I have …

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Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan Speaks of Gays and Hell

Today I was surfing around the Internet and came across an interesting article about a statement by Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan of Mexico. According to the Brisbane Times, an Australian newspaper, Cardinal Barragan stated “Transsexuals and homosexuals will never enter the kingdom of heaven and it is not me who says this, …

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Did Jesus Encounter a Gay Couple?

A few years ago I purchased a book called What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality by Daniel A. Helminiak, Ph.D. The book is written in a gay friendly manner and explains some alternative thinking to what the Catholic Church teaches on the subject of homosexuality. Mr. Daniel A. Helminiak is a …

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