I am a Catholic not because of the Pope

“I am a Catholic not because of the Pope”.

I am a Catholic not because of the Cardinals.

I am a Catholic not because of her priests, deacons or religious.

I am a Catholic not because of her selfless missionaries.

I am a Catholic not because of monks, nuns or her seminarians.

I am a Catholic not because of her courageous lay faithfuls.

I am a Catholic not because it is the longest institution ever in the history of humanity.

I am a Catholic not because it is the number one altruistic charity institution ever in the history of mankind.

I am a Catholic not because it is the Mother Church.

I am a Catholic not because of her solemn music at her different liturgies.

I am a Catholic not because of her wonderful histories in shaping mankind out of darkness into civilization.

I am a Catholic not because of her colourful lectors, cantors, choirs, acolytes etc.

I am a Catholic not because of her beautiful basilicas, churches, seminaries, hospitals, monasteries, schools, orphanages etc.

Why then am I a Catholic?

“I am a Catholic because it was the only Church truly founded by Jesus Christ our Blessed Lord (any other church has human foundation).

“I am a Catholic because it is Apostolic, Universal, Catholic and Holy”.

“I am a Catholic because it is guided by the learnt magistarum through the Holy Scripture with the Holy Spirit”.

“I am a Catholic because there is power in the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Angels of God”.

“I am a Catholic because there is the Forgiveness of sins, the communion of saints, the resurrection of the dead and the life eternal”…

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