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Sr. Louise Zdunich

Why is hope so elusive even during advent?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

December 6, 2010

Advent is a season of hope but hope seems so elusive. We don't hear much about hope. Could you explain it? more . . .

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Have we forgotten our faith's saints?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

November 29, 2010

Have we forgotten the saints? All Saints' Day was not mentioned at my church nor was there a Mass that day but there was a Mass on All Souls' Day. more . . .

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Do souls wander the earth, haunt people?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

November 8, 2010

I read your answer regarding reincarnation in the WCR (Oct. 4). If we are judged right after death and sent to either heaven or hell, what happened to Lazarus’ soul while he was dead for four days before being brought back to life by Jesus? And how are we to explain the wandering on earth of souls after death who harass people in their homes to the point where priests have been called upon to do exorcisms? more . . .

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Can Catholics receive sacraments in the Anglican Church?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

October 25, 2010

Is it permissible for a Roman Catholic to be married in the Anglican Church? Is it right to receive communion in the Anglican Church if I attend a service there? Someone told me the two churches are the same and I disagree. more . . .

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Do religious congregations have entry age limits?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

October 11, 2010

If a person is thinking about becoming a sister, is there an age limit for acceptance? What is the age of the oldest person to take their vows?

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Do I have to go to Confession every year?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

August 30, 2010

Growing up, I was taught that we must go to Confession to a priest at Eastertime and that it was a sin not to, even if we never went otherwise.

Today, I believe that one can confess to God in prayer and conversation and that it is no longer necessary to actually confess to a priest in person. I pray and talk to God, asking for forgiveness and strength. I live a quiet life and although far from perfect, am not a big “sinner.”

 

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Why are bells not rung at the Consecration?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

June 28, 2010

Why don’t we have bells rung at the Consecration any more? It seems to me that the Consecration, said without any special emphasis, tends to blend in with the rest in such a way that it is easy to miss it, especially if one gets distracted.

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