JP writes: “Teresa of Long Island says she is Roman Catholic and displays Our Lady in her front yard. She seems sincere and is generous with her ‘gift’. Her readings do comfort people in their grief. Please share your views.”
ML writes: “Have you heard of the rosary of the unborn? I have come across a website that sells special rosaries with teardrop hail Mary’s with a baby inside. The website has a section of heavens words on abortion. were these words spoken to?”
C asks: “What are the Church’s teachings about speaking in tongues? I have to admit that I was thrown for a loop while reading a book by Fr. George Montague about The Holy Spirit when he talked about speaking in tongues as though it is normal. Is this true? I am in RCIA, so still learning about the church.”
MB asks: “The New Age often refers to Jesus as just another ascended master. What exactly is that?” Read the rest…
KB writes: “My friend’s mother is a spiritist medium. The mom wants to visit (stay for a while) but my friend is afraid of having her mom over because she knows her mother is a medium and she (my friend) has children at home she wants to protect from any ‘spirits’ her mother has attached to her. My friend made a mistake by allowing her mom to babysit her newborn then learned that the mom ‘gave’ the baby some spirit gift. How can my friend remove anything given by the misguided grandma?
“How can she honor her mother (who will at some point perhaps need to live with her daughter as she ages), yet protect herself and her family? The daughter is a practicing Catholic.”
Someone recently wrote to us asking if it’s okay to use a regular deck of cards to tell futures. This person has friends who are described as being “very devoted Catholics” who attend Mass and pray the rosary every day. They have strong faith, but love to read cards and are surprisingly accurate. Is this wrong?
MS asks: “What is Holotropic Breathworks and how dangerous is it?”
MO writes: “I have just become aware of a preacher and author: Louie Giglio. What can you tell me about him? And what about the molecule ‘laminin’ in the shape of a cross?”