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My name is Mike Stapp, I live near Boston, and I'm a fairly recent Catholic. After a long process of inquiry & conversion, I entered the Church in 1999. Now I'm what's called a catechist—I teach the Catholic faith.
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- Starting in the Faith: Catholic RCIA Stages
- How to make a strong start in the Catholic faith. Detailed, Christ-centered guidance on faith development. Matches Catholic RCIA stages.
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- Have Catholic questions? Detailed, Scripture-based questions and answers about the Roman Catholic Church and Catholicism.
- Basic Tenets of Catholicism
- What are the basic tenets of Catholicism? A quick and simple guide to the beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church.
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- A spiritual Catholic Bible study guide. Reading the Bible is KEY to the spiritual life. Unlock its treasures!
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