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going to Sunday Mass more than once a weekend 
Question : Is it permissable to receive Holy communion at two separate Sunday Masses on the same weekend? Answer : Yes it is permissible.

Can a Pope be a socialist when it has already been condemned by the Church? 
Question : How can I justify Pope Francis apparent favor of socialism? Is he is being misquoted where are his actual words? His words are adding …

what is all about eucharist 
Question : How was mary assumed into heaven? Answer : Here is an article about the Assumption of Mary into heaven: http://www.all-about-the-virgin-mary.com/assumptio …

Purgatory 
Question : When I was a child I used to read the Bible and I noticed that there is no word Purgatory written. What you can find is the word Hell or lake …

Easter Candles 
Question : I would like to ask if our Easter Candles at home the same as Blessed Candles? Thank you...God bless Answer : The Easter Candle, or the …

Can we find any proof in the bible regarding Purgatory? 
QUESTION : Can we find any proof in the bible regarding Purgatory? DO people in purgatory look for your prayers? ANSWER : We suggest you read this …

can i eat prasada offer for hindu god 
QUESTION : Sir, I am working among many Hindus colleague. they often brings prasada(offerings of Hindu god) in office. For humanity sake i accept their …

How can i explain to my Muslim friend their question How Jesus Christ become the Son of God? 
Question : How can i explain to my Muslim friend their question How Jesus Christ become the Son of God? Answer : We suggest approaching this by first …

why should pray to mary 
Question : I would like know why should pray to mother Mary.I have no satisfied answer this question to protest believer. I am catholic , but yet not …

Who can become a priest? 
Question : Can a Widower become a Priest? Answer : Dear Alan, we recommend that you consult your parish priest about this matter, as it involves matters …

Will god send me to hell if i smoke marijuana. 
QUESTION: I have been smoking for a while now and i just want to know is it really bad? i only smoke once a week and i believe Jesus died on the cross …

Religious order? 
Question :Since when I'm high school I always admired those nuns and priests as if I'm awed how great are they and how God loves them so much that they …

Mama Mary's humility 
QUESTION :I love Mama Mary and I want my love and devotion to her to increase. I just have a question that really bothers me and hinders my love for her …

Fatima 
QUESTION: When our lady of Fatima showed the children hell,she told them to help these poor souls we must make many sacrifices and prayers. But if they …

Can spirits of our dead come back? There are people who say they have special powers to communicate with our deceased loved ones. Is this true? 
QUESTION : Can spirits of our dead come back? There are people who say they have special powers to communicate with our deceased loved ones. Is this true? …

Did the Virgin Mary have any other children besides Jesus? 
QUESTION : According to Catholic teachings did the Virgin Mary have any other children besides Jesus? What is the evidence to support the belief that …

Other christian sects oppose Catholic acts of kneeling before an image of saints, and of Jesus himself. They say that Catholics are idolators and I don't think of myself as that. Please help. 
QUESTION : Are Catholics idolators when we kneel before images of saints and to the image of Jesus Himself as what is being accused of us more often by …

Why need Mother Mary? 
QUESTION : Why need Mother Mary? ANSWER : We need our Blessed Mother in the same way that we need our earthly mothers. We need our earthly mothers, …

He divorced and now living wth me but I don't feel good 
QUESTION : My husband divorced and now he is living with me. But he doesn't live like a couple, doesn't discpline kids, not responsible. ANSWER : …

Regarding Victim souls 
QUESTION : I REALLY need answers… PLEASE! My husband and I had read the little book on Akita, and I wrote to them saying we wanted to belong to the …

God on Cross 
QUESTION: 1. Where do you place or hang in your house Christ on the cross? ANSWER: We recommend placing the cross and/or any other figure of Jesus …

Why do catholics believe they are eating the actual body of Christ? 
QUESTION : Why do catholics believe they are eating the actual body of Christ? ANSWER : Catholics believe in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist …

Eulogies 
QUESTION : When are Eulogies allowed at Rite of Christian Burial services? ANSWER : Eulogies are usually not encouraged during Christian burial services, …

Regarding Free Will 
QUESTION : My husband has lost his way with God in recent years and has stopped praying and saying his rosary. It's a long story about why this happened, …

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"Messages from Heaven" DVD 
QUESTION : I realize you folks are probably deluged with questions daily, but I was hoping that you could shed some light on this topic ("Messages from …

When I pray my rosary.. 
QUESTION : Is it true that each Hail Mary I pray to our Blessed Mother actually gives her a rose in heaven? Because I once read something that said that …

Litany of Saints/Litany of Loreto 
QUESTION: I have recently begun saying the rosary again. I was wondering, should I choose to say the Litany of the Saints or the Litany of Loreto at …

Idol Worship 
QUESTION : What are the Catholic views about Idol Worship? We have an idol at house of Lord Jesus Christ on the Holy Cross and also one of Mother Mary …

how does marriage work when one only one is catholic 
QUESTION : I was baptized a Catholic, made my first Holy Communion, but did not make my confirmation until 2008. I married a non Catholic. We were …

Dinosaurs 
QUESTION: My little girls have learned about dinosaurs and they asked me how come the bible doesn't talk about them. I don't know how to answer this …

Is it important to join a certain solidality? what is the adavantage of joining such groups. 
QUESTION: Is it important to join a certain solidality? What is the adavantage of joining such groups? I am referring to groups like the Sacred Heart …

About creation hellfire  
QUESTION : Gensis was created of God for seven day on earth and heaven etc but not appeared to create in Hell fire. When and how did God create in …

I FEEL GOD HAS ABANDONED ME 
I have been going through very rough times for 6 months now. A malicious neighbour has been making false accusations and spreading rumours. I am suffering …

How to make an prayer before starting work in the office on mondays. 
Question : Can you please help compose an opening Monday prayer to start work in a government office. Thank you. Answer : We recommend you recite …

Brown Scapular 
QUESTION : I just began wearing a Brown Scapular again this year. I received my first scapular when I made my first Communion in 1964. The images …

Liturgy 
QUESTION : Can the priest skip the homily and then have a layman deliver a homily after the final prayer at Mass? ANSWER : The homily is optional …

Holy rosary & adoration Not rated yet
QUESTION: i am an anglican but i beleive and practise some catholic doctrines which i am convinced are true, helpful to my faith and biblical. i have a …

is there any need to receive eucharist every day? Not rated yet
Question : is there any need to receive eucharist every day? Answer : It is not a requirement for Catholics to receive the Holy Eucharist everyday. …

is it true that there is a hidden bible? Not rated yet
Question : Is it true that there is a hidden bible? Answer : No, this is not true.

priests dont marry,why Not rated yet
Question : priests dont marry,why Answer : Please read this article to understand why priests do not marry - http://www.all-about-the-virgin-mary.com/celibacy-of-pri …

Is Jesus Christ GOD, or the Son of GOD? Not rated yet
Question : Is Jesus Christ GOD or the Son of GOD? Thanking You, Lori Answer : Hi Lori, Jesus Christ is the Son of God, co-substantial and equal to …

what does catholicism say about yoga? Not rated yet
Question : what does catholicism say about yoga? is it bad for the soul? Answer : Yoga is a "new age" practice that is discouraged by Catholicism, …

what is the catholic church's stand on freemasonry after vatican II please give full details and suporting documents. Not rated yet
Question : What is the catholic church'ss stand on freemasonry after vatican II,give full details and supporting documents and proofs. Answer : Freemasonry …

When and How the Rosary come to be?  Not rated yet
QUESTION: In Mathew 16:18 states that Christ instituted the Church, How did the Rosary come to its birth? What is the Rosary's History? ANSWER: We …

Can we communicate with those who have died? Not rated yet
QUESTION : Is it possible for us to communicate with those who have died and gone before us? ANSWER : The grace to be able to communicate to those …

How do I explain to others that Mother Mary was a virgin all her life? Not rated yet
QUESTION : Hello my name is Jeanie. I would please like to ask how to explain to others that Mother Mary remained a virgin all her life. I tried to …

A Love Back Not rated yet
QUESTION : I broke up with my boyfriend almost 6 months, but I really miss him and want him come back to me. He is a good person. He is really important …

Confession Not rated yet
QUESTION : Do you need to reconfess a sin that was not confessed properly or poorly in a prior confession? Sometimes I feel that I need to reconfess …

What are the gifts of the Holy Spirit? Not rated yet
QUESTION :What are the gifts of the Holy Spirit? ANSWER : The seven gifts of the Holy Spirit are enumerated in 11:2-3. These include: Wisdom …

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