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LET HIM WHO IS WITHOUT SIN CAST THE FIRST STONE

DAILY CHEWING STICK FOR MONDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2017(Wis 1:1-7; Lk 17:1-6). In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the  Holy Spirit. Amen. Our Help is in the name of the Lord, Who made Heaven and Earth.  Thank You Lord for the gift of a New Day with New opportunities. Bless us and bless the works ...

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Who do Popes, Bishops and Priest confess to?

Who do Popes, Bishops and Priest confess to?

In case you are wondering/thinking, that priests confess to bishops, bishops to cardinals, cardinals to the Pope, and Popes to God directly or anything like that, this article is to give some reasonable level of understanding about the above title. Let’s talk about titles “Your Holiness”, “Your eminence”, “Your grace”, “Father” are ways to address a Pope, a Cardinal, a ...

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The Second African Pope

Pope_Miltiades second African Pope

St Miltiades, was the second African Pope, born in Africa, he was elected on the 2nd July 311 and died on the 11 January, 314. During his pontificate the emperor Constantine, after the vision “in hoc signo Vinces” issued his decree of tolerance for the Christian Faith. Blessed bread dates from his time. He constructed the Basilica of St John Lateran. ...

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Is it proper to chew Holy Communion? 

What do you think 🤔 in respect to today’s topic? Is it proper to chew Holy Communion? Well, my answer begins with a story with me. In 2013, I was a Catecumen. Then, I was still in school, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, I attended St. Augustine Catholic Chaplency. And our Chaplain was Rev. Fr. Anthony Erin-ola. Before we received the Sacrament ...

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The man who was Pope 3 times (Benedict IX)

Benedict IX

Who is Benedict IX at a glance? He was born in Rome, was elected in 1036 but was 20 years of age when he ascended the throne. He forced the king of Behomia to return the relics of St Adalbert of prague. Eventually he took refuse in the Monastery of Gorttaferrata. He was elected Pope three times. Pope Benedict IX was ...

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Why do Catholics make sign of Cross 3 time before Gospel reading

Girl Making Sign of the Cross

  Why do Catholics make sign of Cross 3 time before Gospel reading Hello everyone, thanks for visiting Nigeria Catholic Blog today. What I have to share with you has to do with the Holy Mass. You must have noticed that after the first reading or second reading, then the gospel acclamation is sang by the lay reader, or a chorister, ...

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3 days Novena to the Holy Spirit

Prayer to the Holy Spirit

I’m glad you’re interested in the Holy Spirit, because it’s impossible to follow God unless we are led by the Spirit. And the only way to be led by the Spirit is to follow God’s command to be filled by the Spirit (Ephesians 5:18). Interestingly, God contrasts being filled with the Spirit with being drunk. Somebody who is drunk with ...

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The Reconsecration of Nigeria to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

The Reconsecration of Nigeria to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

The Reconsecration of Nigeria to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Remarks by Most Rev. Ignatius A. Kaigama, Archbishop of Jos and President, Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, Benin City, 13th October, 2017. I thank God that another day of national spiritual celebration has brought us the Catholic laity, religious, clergy and church hierarchy in Nigeria together to pray. The Catholic ...

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What God thinks about abortion

What God thinks about abortion

Abortion is one of the principal crimes for which God is going to chastise the world. The rate of abortion in these days is so terrible. The Eternal Father lamented while talking through a mystic, ” I’m sick of what is happening in your world. I’m sick of the same-sex marriage. I’m sick of the amount of abortions. Do you ...

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