Browsing Fr John Morrissey

What We Believe about Mary the Mother of God

Posted by Bud Zielinski

 

VATICAN 11 & THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Cana 1)   Vatican 11’s “Constitution on the Church” has a special chapter on the Blessed Virgin. It does not add much to our knowledge of the Blessed Virgin.   But it does clarify a few areas, especially the differences between Christ ... Read More »

What Do We Believe About the Eucharist ?

Posted by Bud Zielinski

Is our communion really the body and blood of Jesus Christ ? Fr John Morrissey, Pastor of St. Sebastian Catholic Church, and a former seminary professor has prepared a comprehensive explanation about the most important doctrine of the Catholic faith. THE REAL PRESENCE

Some years ago, one of my ... Read More »

Penance Through Eucharist ?

Posted by Bud Zielinski

Forgiveness Through the Celebration of Eucharist

Over the years I’ve heard many people express their fears of receiving Holy Communion in the state of mortal sin. These fears are rooted in the words of St. Paul to the Corinthians. St. Paul warned the Christians at Corinth not to receive ... Read More »

Catholics and the Bible

Posted by Bud Zielinski

VATICAN II & THE READING OF SCRIPTURE One of my disappointments over the years is the lack of interest among parishioners in Bible study. Since I came here, I've put on Bible study  at least twice a year  with a rather poor response. Some  years ago, we put on  an ... Read More »

Homosexuality and Catholics

Posted by Bud Zielinski

THE HOMOSEXUAL PERSON (Marriage Homo.doc)

 

The following quotation sums up the problems & frustrations of a homosexual: “Homosexuals have been frequently told by their families that they don't belong to them; by their Church that they are desperate sinners; by medical doctors that they are sick; and by ... Read More »