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Sr. Louise Zdunich

Why is the feast of Pentecost neglected?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

May 20, 2013

Pentecost seems to be a forgotten feast. Christmas and Easter are mega-feasts but Pentecost comes and goes, hardly being noticed.

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How many others have stigmata like St. Padre Pio?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

April 15, 2013

Padre Pio died in 1968. Is he now a saint and, if not, when will he become a saint? How many others in the world at this time have the stigmata like Padre Pio had?

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Why do Catholics believe the pope is Peter's successor?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

March 11, 2013

In teaching the RCIA, I have been asked many questions by people with Protestant backgrounds especially about Peter's role and why Catholics believe that the pope is Peter's successor.

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Should Jesus be seen as a Jewish prophet?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

March 4, 2013

Is it right for Christians to consider Jesus simply a Jewish prophet and teacher?

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Jesus had no sin: Why was he baptized?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

February 18, 2013

Why was Jesus baptized since he had no sin?

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Is it OK to wear a hat in church?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

January 21, 2013

For many years, Catholic women were required to wear something on their heads when attending Mass. I am not sure when this policy was no longer in effect but is there anything saying that hats/scarves are inappropriate for church in this day and age?

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Why do we pray the Nicene Creed today?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

January 14, 2013

My question is how many of us know who Arius was and do we pray the Nicene Creed as an answer to Arius or to express that God is a creator as an artist is a creator?

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What can I do instead of buying presents?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

December 17, 2012

I'm tired of buying presents at Christmas. Isn't there something else?

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Which visions, revelations are authentic?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

December 10, 2012

I enjoyed your article on Hildegard but I noticed she had private revelations that seem to be accepted by the Church (WCR, Nov. 19). Today, it seems like thousands of people are having revelations, giving prophecies or having apparitions. How is a sane person to determine which are legitimate and which are pure hokum?

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Why is God called maker in the Nicene Creed?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

November 26, 2012

For many years, I have been puzzled by the English word "maker" in the Nicene Creed. I was hoping that the revision would address this. Considering the origin of the Creed, its history and the usage of the word "make," wouldn't a better translation be "creator" like in the Apostles' Creed?

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