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The Top Five Reasons Catholics Leave the Church

The second largest religious denomination in the United States is made up of 42.7 million non-practicing (recovering) Catholics. Being raised Catholic, working in the Church, and then making the decision myself to leave, the following is my professional and personal … Continue reading

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Recovering Catholics – 42.7 Million Strong

The Second Largest Religious Denomination A few years back, I learned that the second largest religious denomination in the United States (reported by PEW Research, second only to the Roman Catholic Church), is made up of non-practicing Catholics.  I sat … Continue reading

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Healing Our Religious Wounds – new online course

Online course Do at your own pace 23 modules Only $49.99! (content heavy and fiscally light) While religion has provided a great service to humanity, it has also done great harm. If you are one who has felt harmed, rejected, … Continue reading

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Claiming What is Truly Ours

“We are afraid of her. For centuries we have wanted nothing to do with her. Now she returns into our midst. She is substantively weighted down by a special knowledge. She is saturated with hidden forces. Her one key move … Continue reading

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Non-Practicing or Recovering Catholic?

  The second largest religious denomination in the United States is made of up 42.7 million non-practicing Catholics – men and women who were raised Catholic but, for whatever reason, no longer practice.  42.7 million – this is a staggering … Continue reading

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Looking for a Spiritual Home?

  Are you looking for: A spiritual home? A convenient way to be nourished, comforted and inspired spiritually? A way of being spiritual without being dogmatic? Freedom from doctrine? Support for your own spiritual views which might be very pluralistic? … Continue reading

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Recovering Catholics – 42.7 Million Strong

The Second Largest Religious Denomination A few years back, I learned that the second largest religious denomination in the United States (reported by PEW Research, second only to the Roman Catholic Church), is made up of non-practicing Catholics.  I sat … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Catholics Gone? – Part I

Today’s blog explores the mass exodus of Catholics to somewhere else.  Why did they leave and where have they gone? Today we explore the why.  Monday, we will explore the where.  PS  This blog might be about you! Staggering Statistics … Continue reading

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Recovering Catholic? Catholic on the Fringe? Progressive Catholic? You are NOT alone!

You’re also not evil, going to hell and neither do you need to leave behind the things you have enjoyed about your Catholic faith. You can be of rational mind and discerning spirit, you can question, challenge, confront, embrace the … Continue reading

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Loving Being Catholic and What Went Wrong?

This is a continuation in the series on my discussion about being Catholic and a response to accusations that I have “left the church to start my own religion.” The Question of What Went Wrong So, if I loved being … Continue reading

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