A few weeks back I showed my grandma some of liturgy (prayer) books that I use for Divine Liturgy in the Ukrainian Greek Catholic church. Pacifically the prayer books for the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, a Divine Liturgy used in both the Eastern Rite Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches. What is unique about … More Are People Really that Bad?
In an earlier post I wrote about attending Legacy Church that is down the street from my parent’s house in Georgia. While I found the people there to be welcoming, helpful, open to my questions, not minding my Catholic faith, the general awkwardness of attending a new church for the first, experiencing a so called “first … More That Uncomfortable Sermon
We all know an Evangelical church when we see one. The name usually gives it away. Well, that’s the case with Legacy Christian Church. I mean that’s a really Evangelical name, isn’t it? So, I decided to give this a church a visit this past Sunday. My interest in visiting Legacy was peaked because I … More The Restoration Church Down the Street
So the creative idea for this post came from a friend from my theology days in Ohio before I transferred to American University in DC. This friend and I go way back and have an extensive history of inside jokes and antics that had a reputation for taking place in the local ice-cream parlor or … More Where’s the Grace?
This story takes place about ten months ago on Christmas Eve, 2015. I was still in RCIA at the time and preparing for my confirmation and baptism into the Catholic Church. I was still learning about the different spiritual practices within Catholicism and thought that one in particular could help my grandma in her spiritual … More Is that (Rosary) a Necklace?
A few weeks back I decided I would attend my grandma’s church for a Sunday service after she asked me a few concerning questions about Catholics. I thought that her church might possibly be brainwashing and spoon feeding crazy ideas concerning Catholics to the congregation. I am not too far off. You never know what … More I Went to My Grandma’s Church
I was asked this question not even two hours after I was asked if Catholics are agnostic. I was asked this question by the van driver at my grandma’s senior living home (the driver is a really nice guy who keeps my mom and I updated on grandma stories). He asked if I was going back … More Do Catholics Believe in the New Testament?