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Salvation: God’s Grace in Christ Alone Saves

by Richard M. Bennett If you are a Catholic, can you say without a doubt that you are right with God at this very moment? Perhaps you will answer, “Well, I’m following the teachings of the Church on how to be right with God.” Then would you agree that those beliefs should match God’s written Read More

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Falling In Love with the Biblical Jesus

Stan Weber What could change the faith of a Catholic from birth (and former altar boy) in his 38th year?  The answer is the grace and power of God and His Word, the Holy Scriptures!  Once a fiercely independent electrical engineer, successful businessman, married fifteen years with two children, I had gotten myself into financial Read More

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Eternal Life in Christ or Despair in Roman Catholic Purgatory?

By Richard Bennett and Stuart Quint The Roman Catholic Church spells out its teaching on life after death with the heading “The Final Purification, or Purgatory”: “All who die in God’s grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified, are indeed assured of their eternal salvation; but after death they undergo purification, so as to achieve Read More

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All I Wanted Was to Know Jesus

Karlene Lynn A few months before she went to be with her Savior, in May of 1995, Karlene Lynn wrote her testimony.  Pastor Mike Gendron led her to the Lord, baptized, instructed her in the Christian life, and buried her.  Karlene died just eighteen months after receiving the gift of salvation.  She had been a Read More

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Convent Living to True Life in the Lord

Jayne (Stanford) Baer I was born in 1948 to a Catholic mother and a Baptist father.  The rules of the Catholic Church with regard to marriage required my father to agree to raise me as a Catholic; and so it was.  Because of the expense, my parents did not send my brother and me to Read More

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My Desire To Do Good

Wilma Sullivan (Formerly Sister Wilma Marie, R.S.M.) “Sincere” and “zealous” are the words that describe the religious aspects of my life for twenty-nine and a half years as a Roman Catholic.  I so desired to do what was right.  I went to Mass, received the sacraments, loved my neighbors, and basically tried to do good to Read More

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This Is My Story

Doreen Eberhardt (D’Antonio) I was born and raised in a Catholic family.  My mother was very devout.  The point came in my life when I wanted to serve God in a special way.  Since I was a Catholic, the only way I knew was to enter the convent.  I decided to enter the Sisters of Read More

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Mother’s Vocation and God’s Grace

Donna Spader Shire (Formerly Sister Madonna Therese) Of the sixteen children born to my parents, two became priests and I became a nun.  From earliest childhood we were taught that the Catholic Church was the only true church, and that in order to one day gain eternal life in heaven, we must be good and do Read More

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Of Polish Origin – Born again by Grace alone – John Kuspa

For 26 years Colonel John Kuspa served his country faithfully and with distinction. Colonel Kuspa was a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point and veteran of the Vietnam war. He received his doctorate in nuclear engineering and served in the Pentagon on the Joint Staff on NATO nuclear policy. Being raised in Read More

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My Search for Peace, a Nun’s Story

Alicia Simpson I was born into a Roman Catholic household.  As a child I knew nothing but abuse and ill-treatment from a mother, a father and then a step-father, of whom I was terrified.  Because they were people well-known in business and musical circles, their cruelty was never discovered. When the time came for schooling, Read More