Trouble in River City – November 14, 2023

Bible Study: (2:32)

Wis 2:23–3:9

  • The devil and birth control

Lk 17:7-10

  • Father tells a story from his days with the Charismatic prayer groups


  • (18:27) – Are we married in heaven? 
  • (22:09) – Gender & language
  • (24:42) – Do we have to trust those whom we forgive? 
  • (30:22) – Indulgences 

Word of the Day: Devil (36:17)


  • (38:17) – I got married at 17, doctor gave me birth control, and told doctor that was wrong, even when I was non-religious. What do you think?
  • (40:42) – Mary at Front of center at altar and tabernacle at the side?  What do you think?  I saw churches like this on The Camino in Spain
  • (43:52) – I have trouble asking for forgiveness when I know I’m going to commit that action again.  What to do?
  • (47:02) – I have an image of Christ on the Cross on the phone and what is your favorite depictions of Jesus in Art?
  • (48:22) – If I make any indulgences, is that a prayer I could make at beginning of day or do I have to say it at that time?
  • (49:34) – I’m surrounded by fallen away Catholics. What is my duty?
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