Cafeteria Catholics

On Being Catholic – Your Way

By Cindy Paslawski / February 13, 2021 /

The problem with the Catholic Bishops endorsing President Biden while Biden supports and endorses abortion is caused by the cafeteria Catholicism now generations old. A refusal to teach the faith to the past generations has led to a reluctance to choose the faith today, let alone follow it. The blind lead the blind in search of feelings and declare their truth as if it were the Catholic Faith.

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Ever Get Tempted to Give up Catholics for Lent?

By John B. Manos / February 13, 2018 /

I get a little edgier this time of year every year now. It’s because of the stupid, vapid advice I see repeated about lent. The Forum has posted a lot of good posts about lent on social channels recently. One was this piece of gold by Cindy Paslawski. In it, she asks whether traditional lent is optional. And she…

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The Problem with the Prevenient: Low Expectations are Killing the Faith

By wffguest / August 25, 2015 /

by Guest Author, Fr. Anthony C. Neusch “The most important lesson that you can learn in this class is this: ‘Children will succeed at the level of your expectations, if you are willing to help them attain success.’” It was the most important thing I have ever learned, and it wasn’t said in any of the…

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A Priest’s Perspective on Fallen Away Catholics

By wffguest / January 4, 2012 /

Editor’s Note:  Fr. George Welzbacher is a priest’s priest.  He is the pastor of the Church of St. John in St. Paul, Minnesota.  The longtime history professor, pastor, and commentator still continues to educate well into his 60th year of being a priest.  Fr. John Zuhlsdorf recently paid tribute to him on the occasion of the…

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