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Nicholas Hardesty
Works at Blessed Mother Church
Attended Franciscan University of Steubenville
Lived in Owensboro, KY
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What Is the Grace of Final Perseverance?
Final perseverance is that last grace which confirms us in the Lord at the moment of death. It is a free gift of God that preserves or maintains the state of grace in our souls so that we can die in that state. You are in a state of grace when your soul is ...
Catholic apologetics is all about defending and explaining Catholicism. Here you will find my work in pursuit of that end, as well as an extensive collection of links to Catholic resources.
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Religion As a Force for God
How do I respond to someone who says that religion is the most divisive, destructive, and deadly force in the world? The first thing I would do is establish the positive impact that religion has had on the growth of civilizations and the general wellbeing o...
Catholic apologetics is all about defending and explaining Catholicism. Here you will find my work in pursuit of that end, as well as an extensive collection of links to Catholic resources.
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Catholic Q&A: Part 37
T his post continues my series of short answers to common (and not so common) questions about Catholicism. For the previous parts in the series, see the "Catholic Q-A Series" blog label. Rom 16:1 says that there were female deacons in the Church. Why don’t ...
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Catholic Q&A: Part 35
T his post continues my series of short answers to common (and not so common) questions about Catholicism. For the previous parts in the series, see the "Catholic Q-A Series" blog label. Is it true that blasphemy is an unforgiveable sin? No. The only unforg...
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The Truth of the Bible and the Gospel Message
D o you know what a Catholic evangelist is? It is someone who has committed himself to proclaiming the gospel, the message of who Jesus is and what He has done for us. A Catholic evangelist probably gave you this very pamphlet! In the course of sharing his ...
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The Unfortunate Prosperity Gospel
What is the “prosperity gospel” I keep hearing about? Is it true to what the Bible says? The prosperity gospel is the teaching that what God wants more than anything is for you to be happy, and He establishes this happiness in your life by blessing you with...
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Why Do We Have Sacraments?
W e have sacraments because God desires to transform us and bring about an encounter with His grace and life in a way that is considerate of how we learn, and communicate, and grow as human persons. I realize that’s somewhat of a mouthful, so let me unpack ...
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Catholic Q&A: Part 36
T his post continues my series of short answers to common (and not so common) questions about Catholicism. For the previous parts in the series, see the "Catholic Q-A Series" blog label. Why did Aaron give in so easily to the Israelites to make them a golde...
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Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge, and Service
T he week of Jan 26 – Feb 1 is Catholic Schools Week. The theme for this year is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge, and Service.” There is a passage from one of Paul’s letters that gives us some insight into these three qualities of our Cat...
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Are there more sessions and you just haven't uploaded them yet, or do you only have three so far?
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Only three so far. More sessions are coming regularly.
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Marie Thérèse Black's profile photo
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Clara Chung's profile photo
Ian Rutherford's profile photo
Brat Mills's profile photo
Austin Keith's profile photo
Harold Gomes's profile photo
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Director of Religious Education
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  • Blessed Mother Church
    Director of Religious Education, 2008 - present
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Owensboro, KY - Steubenville, OH - Louisville, KY - Columbia, KY
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I am a twin, I pwn at Scrabble, I can name all 50 states in alphabetical order
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  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
    M.A., Theology and Catechetics, 2006 - 2009
  • Lindsey Wilson College
    M.Ed., Counseling and Human Development, 2002 - 2004
  • Lindsey Wilson College
    B.A., Human Services and Counseling, 1998 - 2002
  • Owensboro Catholic High School
    High School Diploma, 1994 - 1998
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Nick, phatcatholic