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  •  I'm a pastor's widow. (9+ / 0-)

    I shudder to think what his move from fundamentalism towards tolerance would have bought him today. "Exile" from his own faith and even the church he was raised in, probably.

    I ended up migrating from Protestant to Catholic and now find myself inside another battleground.

    The laity in my parish are wonderful folks, and I hold on to that fiercely.  My priest is a real shepherd.  I'm fortunate.
    But I also know that either things could change, or I could be deceived.

    If I experience anything like what you did...I'm out. With great sorrow, but I would go.  

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    by imfunnytoo on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 06:06:00 AM PST

    •  oooh ...very true... (0+ / 0-)

      My Daddy never preached politics.   He spoke of love and worship.  This is pretty alien in the last several years to me.

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      by Vetwife on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 09:29:08 AM PST

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    •  You speak for a lot of Catholics (1+ / 0-)
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      There are a lot of fundamentalist Catholics, those are the ones that I usually avoid talking religion with, their viewpoints are much too narrow!

      When you find a parish that reflects what you seek, that's a parish to stick with. I am so glad that here in the Diocese of San Jose, we don't have to go to the parish that we would have been assigned to -- I like the one I am part of.

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