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Sr. Louise Zdunich

What is Celtic spirituality?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

October 20, 2014

My family and I went to listen to the McDade family playing Celtic music. I understand there is a Celtic spirituality, as well. What is Celtic spirituality, and does it conflict with the teaching of the Catholic Church?

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How do Christians interpret the Old Testament?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

September 22, 2014

I know we Catholics use the Old Testament in many ways, including as Mass readings, but how do Christians interpret the Old Testament? Is it used mainly as it relates to the New Testament and Christianity?

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Can devotions help us be aware of God?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

August 25, 2014

"Keep in touch" are words we often hear friends say to one another. Don't we need to keep in touch with God? Wouldn't it be good to recover some of our old devotions which enabled us to be aware of God in our busy lives?

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How do we know we are getting the real deal Bible?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

June 23, 2014

Why do we use readings from a Bible at Holy Mass which does not have an imprimatur? How do we know we are getting the truth?

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Why is it OK for us to pray to the Virgin Mary?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

June 9, 2014

A lady who is Catholic now belongs to one of the "new age" religions. She was told that you do not pray to Mary because she is human. You pray only to God. I told her that Jesus was human too and asked her if she prayed to him. She said "that's different" but could not explain why.

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Does excommunication send one to hell?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

April 28, 2014

When the Catholic Church excommunicates a member because of his or her different theological conviction, as in the case of a bishop who defied Church authority to ordain a woman to the priesthood, does God deny both the bishop and the woman salvation? Or, is excommunication simply a disciplinary tool of the Catholic Church to exercise her authority over disobedient members?

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Is hell a physical place? Are we sent there by God?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

March 31, 2014

Is hell a physical place? Does God send us to hell? Does the resurrection signify physical movement to a place in space with physical dimensions? If so, space exploration must be penetrating that physical place we still call heaven.

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What significance does the desert have in our lives?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

March 17, 2014

The desert seems to play a significant role in the Bible and early Christianity. Does it have any meaning for us?

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Why do we offer Jesus' sacrifice to the Father?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

March 3, 2014

I have a question about St. Faustina's prayer: "Eternal Father, I offer you the body and blood, soul and divinity of your most beloved Son and Our Lord Jesus Christ in atonement for our sins and the sins of the whole world."

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How do we determine the real prophets?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

January 20, 2014

Group Bible study (Isaiah) led me to wonder the following: What is a prophet? Do we have prophets among us today? Who are they and what is their message? How can we separate the wheat from the chaff?

 

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