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Why I don’t relate to family: More confessions of the ex-Catholic

So I will admit it...I don't relate to a lot of my family. Maybe a few on my dad's side and I will talk to whomever on my mom's side that wants to talk to me but that's about it. This has weighed heavily on my mind lately because it seems the only time I… Continue reading Why I don’t relate to family: More confessions of the ex-Catholic

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The holy war within Christianity

I know what you're thinking...that title is a misprint but truth is, it is not. We talk about "holy wars" a lot but in modern times, it's usually someone talking about how radical Islamics are killing and maiming people because of their religious beliefs or how the Jewish & Palestinian people are always fighting and… Continue reading The holy war within Christianity

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Marie vs. Catholic Daughters of the Americas: The Final Showdown?

Author's note: This is all OPINION so do not get bent out of shape. For more articles related to my beef with Catholic Daughters of the Americas, check out the categories & tags on them. Thank you.  As promised in the previous blog, the article about my final showdown with the bane of my existence,… Continue reading Marie vs. Catholic Daughters of the Americas: The Final Showdown?

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The search for my “end of longing.”

So I hear that one of my favorite actors, Matthew Perry, wrote a play. Okay, I heard of this last year when he did said play in London but this summer he's doing a production of it in New York City. It's called The End of Longing and from what I heard, it has some elements… Continue reading The search for my “end of longing.”

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How to care for your ex-Catholic

Disclaimer: This blog is NOT an attack on the Catholic church as a whole. It is an observation of things that myself and other former Catholics have endured. Now let's get on with the blog. So recently I had a panic attack. This is normal for me really since I do have an issue with… Continue reading How to care for your ex-Catholic

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Is the extras outside of baptism needed?

I would like to make something crystal clear before we go any further: I am NOT shaming any branch of Christianity. Yes, I will point out what grinds my gears and why but I am not shaming any branch of Christianity whatsoever.  The changing of the seasons always brings us to the time when teenagers… Continue reading Is the extras outside of baptism needed?

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And once again, I rant about the Roman Catholics (sorry)

I loathe that my first blog of 2016 has to be one that's blasting the Roman Catholics for the actions of one of their clergy but I saw the article and I couldn't help but write this blog. So what article? On the religious and spiritual site, Patheos, a blogger reported that Archbishop Braulio Rodriguez of… Continue reading And once again, I rant about the Roman Catholics (sorry)