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by Ted Schmidt
Q: Why did God make you?
A: God made me to know, love and serve Him in this world and be happy with him in heaven.
The Baltimore Catechism, #6

We’re all bastards-but God loves us anyway.
Will Campbell in Brother to a Dragonfly

Those of us who sat in that First Communion picture had no way of knowing that we were not so much being introduced to the gracious Mystery of God but rather into the reactionary, counter?reformation, overly defensive and suspicious world of the Roman Catholic Church. The front line of this was the separate school system.

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