St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Conquer Suffering

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How to Deal With Temptations

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Fair Questions: Does the Catholic Church push people away?

The answer to this question is a fairly straightforward, “Yes.”

The Catholic Church certainly has pushed me away.  It pushed me away in so many ways that in the end I realized that I needed to embrace it fully.  The more interesting question might be, “How and why does the Catholic Church push people away?”

The Catholic Church pushed me away by the same means that Buddhism …