Father Z opines over today’s apparent lack of belief in God and the Church – and the reality of Hell

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Christ, God, gave us the Catholic Church.  It is the Church He founded.  He gave us the sacraments as the ordinary means of salvation.  He gave His own authority to the Church to teach about faith and morals.  He gave us a visible point of reference for unity and security of knowledge for our membership in His Church: Peter and his successors and the apostles and their successors with Peter.

Knowingly reject the Church – and Peter – and the Church’s teaching and her discipline of Christ’s sacraments, and you place yourself on a path that might just land you in hell for eternity.

If nothing else from this rant gets through to readers, and this is especially my plea to priests and bishops, I beg you on my knees, I implore you: make it a habit to think about the Four Last Things at least once a day.  We are all going to die.

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Submitted by Jola S.

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1 Comment

  1. Why, Oh Why, are people NOT, pondering Eternal Life?
    Everyday, somebody dies, you know about, but yet NO THOUGHT, of where you will go, after DEATH!
    I am convinced it’s Non Belief!
    Our Pope is proclaiming, even Good Atheists, with a Conscience, go to Heaven….What does that matter, if they don’t believe in Hell?
    So, what kind of Apathy is this stirring, in Christmas/Easter Only Catholics!


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