Welcome to the Catholic Questions and Answers Page. .

This Page is intended as an informal forum for your questions and general answers provided by the Staff of St. Anthony Church.   This page is moderated by Deacon George Kozak.  If you have a question to which you would like an answer concerning the Church or Church rules or Christianity, please feel free to e-mail Deacon George at gkozak1@twcny.rr.com

QUESTIONS - Click on question to see the answer

General Questions about the Catholic Church

What is Church??

Is every statement of the Pope infallible?

Are Catholic's Born Again?

Is the Eucharist symbolic of Jesus' Body and Blood?

Are Fridays still days of abstinence?

Why do Catholics pray to Saints and Mary? Shouldn't you just pray to God?

What exactly is a Deacon and how is he different from a Priest?

What does the Catholic Church mean by Sacred Tradition?

What does the Catholic Church teach about gays and lesbians?

The Bible says "Call no Man Father". Why are priests called "Father"?

I have been reading Poem of the Man-God by Maria Valtorta. What does the Church say about her work?

What does the Church teach about Satan? Is he real?

What is anamnesis and what does it have to do with the Mass?

What is the Church teaching on a Just War?

What is a Saint?

Why do people say that the book, The DaVini Code is factual??

Questions about Mary

Are Catholics required to believe in Our Lady of Fatima or Our Lady of Lourdes or other Marian Apparitions?

Do Catholics worship Mary as the Mother of God?

Does the Immaculate Conception refer to when Mary became pregnant with baby Jesus?

What does it mean when we say that Mary is Assumed into Heaven?

Questions about Annulments

What is an Annulment?

Can a divorced person receive the sacraments?

Are children made illegitimate by an annulment?

Questions about other Churches and Faiths

What is the Orthodox Church?

How are Protestant Christians different from Catholics?

Why is a Protestant Bible different from a Catholic Bible?

What does the Church say about Freemasons?

What is heresy?

What is a cult?

Questions about Church Ministries

What is Project Rachel?

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