larry 2 says.........
Dear grams, it was not your posts that got the thread shut down. It had turned into everything we don't want on a Christian forum; everyone seems to need their pound of flesh.
I will attempt to keep a closer eye on the new thread you start. Thanks.
I was told in my Question about the Pop being ? given a Saint position , why we are all ready Saints !
I was told I was not really telling the truth.
and one thing lead to another. I had mentioned I was a Catholic for some
Did not want to hurt any one and was just telling why and how I left.
And then mentioned what went on in my Catholic Church.
To begin with in those day's you did not question a adult !
they were correct and that was that.
The parish Priest ? Reverend ? Owner ?
Was prejudice ! He had friends or what ever you want to call it in places that helped him.
He kept out of his neighbor hood , who ever he did not want !
The nuns were not very nice, only a few.
I felt sorry for the boys, they were getting their hair pulled all the time.
The nuns had rulers and yard stick they used every day !
We were never told to use or get a bible !
We had prayer books and rosaries !
We had mass to attend every day but Sat.
And mass was in Latin and other speaking in Polish.
Which I did not know either......
Sunday they had us attend the one service in the morning which was in those
Languages. But the later mass was in Latin , but the speaking of other things was in English which we could not attend.
How can a child learn any thing like that ?
And in school I missed a lot being not able to go to the dentist, I had ear aches and bad teeth.
I was made fun of and the nun did not care !
The nuns had their favorite, those who had money of course and we were poor that is why I did not go to the dentist or doctor .
But all through that , I still stayed Catholic.
You were not allowed to go to any church but the Catholic Church.
One of the children asked if they could go to a wedding or funeral and the nun told them , you have to have permission.
Now this is only part of what I had to live with.
After , our children were born and in there teens, they started to go to other churches. And finally got us to go.
All those years being a good Catholic girls , I felt I was going to hell !
And was afraid of death and dying.
We went to a church with no religion, just a bible church.
And I became saved. Oh ! How wonderful that was to know the truth.
And it is there in the bible for me to see .
I do know the Catholic church has now changed !
But I could not go back after all of that .
If I had at least been saved , and not afraid of dying all those 50 some years.
I could go back even after all of the things I suffered through.
But not knowing the wonderful GOD we have and how HE sent HIS SON to the cross for all of the sins of the world , in who would believe is so GREAT !
I never once heard of this back then.
Again I am not here to hurt any one , but to know how things were back then !