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Quote of the day

posted by jmcgee

“I always enjoy the effort some put into trying to find any thing and or every thing that is wrong with a situation… I believe that most Catholics, even in our dwindling numbers, are glad to see others return to the faith. As a convert myself, I know that any faith is only as good as the person practicing makes it.”

– A reader who left a comment at this post.
It’s a sentiment to which I can only add: Amen.



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Joe Cleary

posted October 4, 2010 at 9:59 pm


I too Greg like your reader am happy to see others return to the faith.
In fact if they have found God and love and peace in another church, I am sincerely happy for them and do not fret they belong to a “fake Christianity” or other similar thoughts.
I trust that our Lord will live up to his promise to be where “two or three are gathered in his name” and fully embrace and love them too and not bother about the nameplate on the outside building.
To say this in no way denigrates our Church, it simply reminds us that our Lord Jesus is the core of our faith- not us or anything we do.



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