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According to Catholicism at the Upper Room, did the Apostles follow the tradition of laying of hands and pouring of oil like the prophet Samuel? As Nigel has already stated, there is no evidence of this ever occurred: There is no evidence whatsoever in scripture that anyone on earth anointed anyone else on earth in the upper room. Once again, it is also ...


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Note : I gave this answer when the question first appeared as a general question. After my answer, the tag 'catholicicsm' was added to the question. There is no evidence whatsoever in scripture that anyone on earth anointed anyone else on earth in the upper room. Jesus promised that : But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon ...


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Did Mary lay her hands on all the Apostles in the Upper Room to pour out the Holy Spirit? The short answer is no. Neither Scripture nor Sacred Tradition or the teaching magisterium of the Church tell us that Mary did such a thing. Not even private revelations agree with this. Here is how it transpired according to Acts 2: 1-13: 1When the time for ...


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St. Alphonsus of Liguori argues in Glories of Mary p. 484 that she valued her virginity more than being a mother, but she valued doing God's will above all: An author* says, that so much did the Blessed Virgin love this virtue [of virginity], that, to preserve it, she would have been willing to have renounced even the Dignity of Mother of God. This we may ...


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Do Catholics believe that Mary the Mother of Jesus is as holy as God? The modified question is erroneous as it compares the holiness of a creature vs. Creator. The simple answer to the modified question is a definite No. Below is the answer to the previous question which presented a more correct inquiry into the Catholic Church teachings in its over 2000 ...


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Do Catholics believe that Mary mother of Jesus is as holy as God? The short answer is no. It is obvious, that as a result of her Immaculate Conception, her fullness of grace and her holiness, the Blessed Virgin Mary never committed any personal mortal sins. But what about venial sins? We all commit venial sins, even the saints. A venial sin is committed ...


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