Beside the Holm Oak Tree

Why I am Catholic.

July 12, 2018

More and more people have disassociated themselves from a specific church and many have no religious affiliaiton at all. When I attend mass or...Read more

Does protesting help others?

July 8, 2018

Many days we hear of news reports about protests filled with anger and sometimes destruction. The people involved seem to have a noble cause....Read more

What are the real rules?

February 14, 2018

The Code of Canon Law lists the rules for Days of Penance. Contrary to popular belief (myth), the practice of abstaining from meat on...Read more

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