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August 2000 from Joseph:
Many thanks for your fantastic work.
August 2000 from Sean Breheny:
Thank you very much for donating some of your time to answering questions. Thanks especially to Mr. Humphrey for operating such a fine web site.
August 2000 from Greg:
Thanks for your help.
By the way I think your web site is neat!
October 2002 from Anonymous:
This web site has been a blessing to me in my path back to the Church. I pulled away after high school.
October 2002 from Kim Eisterhold:
First of all, I want to thank you for the helpful answers to the last questions I sent. They helped clarify a lot of doubts and questions I had about the Catholic Church.
December 2003 from Margaret:
We certainly do thank you for your assistance in answering this question and appreciate your willingness to answer even the questions of non-Catholics.
Your web site is a good source for learning more about the Catholic faith.
April 2005 from Scott:
First, I want to thank all of you for your answers to my first question. You were a great help. However, I have some other questions that have been plaguing me. I'd appreciate your insights again, if you don't mind.
April 2005 from Anonymous:
I love this web site. It is really helpful and God is using all of you as instruments of the Lord.
April 2005 from Bernadette Lloyd:
How do I start blogging? I need something free that will be hosted by an authentic Catholic web site, such as yours.
June 2005 from Debi Flemming:
Thank you for such a clear, concise response on these questions.
October 2005 from An Anonymous Registered Nurse:
I love your web site. It's greatly needed for people like me.
Thank you so much for listening!
April 2006 from Joseph Krane:
First, allow me to say that you have an excellent web site here. That is precisely why I chose to ask you a few questions about saints and canonization.
April 2006 from Les Weller:
Again, Mike, thank you for all the wonderful responses.
Please relay my humble thanks as well to Fr.'s Francis and Nick for the time they took to address my question.
Your web site is a great blessing!
April 2006 from Cindy Lynn Carter:
Hello, and thank you for your wonderful web site.
April 2006 from Brenda:
Thanks, your web site is most helpful.
A Blessed Lent to everyone.
Yours in Christ.
April 2006 from Elizabeth Olsen:
As a Catholic wife and mother, I enjoy your web site very much and think highly of your important work.
April 2006 from Jeff:
I have really enjoyed reading through your web site ... outstanding work.
Thank you so much for your help and may God continue to bless your ministry.
Thanks for your time and may God continue to bless CPATS.
April 2006 from T.C. in the Northwest:
Thanks for all you do to answer some very tough questions.
We tell everyone we know about CPATS/AskACatholic.com ... they too enjoy your web site!!
September 2006 from Michael:
Before I ask my question, I want to say thank you to everyone at CPATS. You all have answered my questions over the past three years in a thoughtful and respectful way, and even when I disagreed with your answers, I knew that you were being honest with me. You do quite a service by putting yourselves out there in cyberspace and answering what are no doubt hard, troubling questions so, in all seriousness. Thanks.
April 2007 from Mark:
Thank you so much for the wonderful work you do. I am a freshman in college and I come again and again to your site to ask questions of my own and those of my friends. You are doing a tremendous amount to not only spread the faith, but to preserve its integrity among the youth.
Once again, God bless.
April 2007 from Ken Fuller:
I put your web site in my favorites and will read more of it as time allows me.
April 2007 from Mark:
On a side note, I appreciate the time and effort that you devote to answering the questions of searching people. I find myself coming back to your web site again and again for answers and explanations to my questions.
Thank you, and God bless!
November 2007 from Rachel Martinez:
You are really doing a wonderful service by having this web site.
Thank you very much,
November 2007 from Sean Smith:
Thanks for taking the time Mary Ann.
November 2007 from Mark:
Thanks so much, I'm glad that there are individuals out there who have dedicated their lives to something as beautiful as dispelling misconceptions about the Church and bringing searching persons to Christ.
November 2007 from Minister Rich:
Thank you for your fantastic web site and Holy Quotes; thank you for your e-mails back to me and all the effort you put into explaining these hard topics.
Thank you, and God bless your ministry!
- Minister Rich
November 2007 from Anonymous:
Tell everyone who participated in answering this question, Thanks!
It will certainly help. :-)
November 2007 from Andrea Faliszewski:
Thank-you for this wonderful ministry!
November 2007 from Bill McCarthy:
By the way, from what I have read, you are all volunteers. Thanks for all your efforts and your thoughts on this issue.
April, 2008 from J.G.:
I thank all of you for your kind guidance and prayers. It means a lot to me. Yours is effectively a ministry to a suffering soul and God can only smile when he sees you reaching out and helping those in need.
In return, I promise that I shall stay faithful and persevere.
Yours in Christ,
April, 2008 from Michael Cremin:
Over the past few years, I have asked questions on what was once CPATS, and is now AskACatholic.com. I didn't always like the answers I got, but they were always given with a spirit of charity.
April, 2008 from Kathy Wikman:
Thanks for your time. I really do appreciate your ministry.
July 2008 from Dave the Catholic:
Love your web site and the idea of an apologetics web site.
July 2008 from Phillip Shifflet:
First of all, over the last few weeks, I am very grateful for what the web site AskACatholic has provided for me. Everyone at AskACatholic is so knowledgeable.
At first, when I heard about the web site, my immediate thought was that it was going to be a hoax, but as I looked through the responses, I realized I was wrong in thinking so because of how educated the answers were. I am really grateful for the service you offer and I thank you so much.
July 2008 from David A.:
Eric and John,
Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions.
July 2008 from David Vasquez:
I want to truly thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking the time to reply to my e-mail in such a thorough and compassionate manner. I believe that what you say is true and I'm hoping to one day experience that peace that truly does surpass all understanding. Until then I'll keep searching prayerfully and asking the right questions. I'm going to anxiously, and with great anticipation, look through the web site addresses you've provided.
Thanks for your help Mike.
July 2008 from Steve:
I don't know who you are, and what not, but
I feel I can trust you.
July 2008 from Mark Donovan:
Thank you for all of your time, study, thoughts, and prayer.
October 2008 from Kathy Wikman:
Thanks again for your time, Mike. Your ministry is an important one. I attend Mass every morning before work and am so happy to have found my way "Home" with your help.
October 2008 from J.D.:
Hello again, John.
At the risk of sounding like a broken CD, thank you again for your thoughtful and detailed response.
October 2008 from Diana Da Silva:
Good Morning John,
Thank you for sending a quick reply for my query on "Communion of Saints".
I would also like to thank you for having this web site.
May God bless you and your ministry.
October 2008 from Mark Strittmatter:
Thank you all so very much for your explanations. These questions have been burning a hole in me for years and probably a cause for some resentment I had pent up inside. You have given me what I was looking for and feel very relieved by your answers.
I hope I can come to you with a few other questions I may have in the near future.
Thank you again so very much for your time and consideration.
February 2009 from Jude:
Thank you very much for your detailed answers to my queries. They have cleared up some confusion I had on these topics.
Though the cyber links you gave me, I was able to view the Church documents I needed. Thanks!
It's a great service you are doing. A great service for people like us.
God Bless You!
February 2009 from J.D.:
Thank you for your web site.
I am increasingly drawn to the Catholic understanding of Communion.
Thank you! I really appreciate your daily e-mails.
I am 53, live in the USA and have a strong Protestant background but am watch EWTN daily and reading Catholic books. I am looking at converting as a possibility.
February 2009 from Lon Grassman:
(Mike, Richard, Mary Ann, Eric and John)
First of all, thank you all for your answers to date; you have been very helpful to me as I explore the possibility of "coming home".
April 2009 from Mark Anderson:
Very much enjoy your site.
May 2009 from Jonathan C.:
I have been very interested in the Catholic Church for many years, and I have been doing a lot of studying on my own, thanks in large part to this web site and to Mike Humphrey.
May 2009 from Rebecca:
Dear Mike and Mary Ann,
Thank you so much for your responses. You both gave me much to think about.
May 2009 from Anonymous:
I would like to thank each of you for your continued assistance in this matter.
God bless you and your families and thank you for your continued help,
May 2009 from Christine Carey:
Thanks so much for your reply.
Your web site is so interesting and helpful. Thanks for the effort you all put in!
September 2009 from John:
I just found your web site today and like the site. I consider myself an active web surfer of Catholic web sites. The concept is wonderful.
September 2009 from Kathy Shea:
Thank you for your response. Wow, I did get some wrong advice.
September 2009 from Kevin Theriault:
By the way, I am so glad I found ya'll!
The site is great!!
Thanks again and God Bless!!
September 2009 from Teresa:
This clears up a lot of things for me!
Thank-you and keep up the good work in the Lord!!!
September 2009 from Elaine:
I would like to thank you for all you do for so many. You have answered many difficult questions and helped countless numbers grow closer to God and His Ways.
September 2009 from Annabella:
Thank you for your time and dedication!
September 2009 from Anonymous Anita:
I certainly appreciate you guys "going to any lengths" for an answer.
I really don't need any further explanation.
Thank you, thank you.
September 2009 from Brandi:
I appreciate this service.
September 2009 from Isabel Rivera:
Thank you so much, and I thank The Lord for your group.
I may have other follow up questions later.
January 2010 from Eric:
I have found your web site and the answers contained within your knowledge base very helpful in defending the faith.
January 2010 from Brian Carpentier:
Great web site! Keep up the good work.
January 2010 from Sagar:
I have many more questions but these three are the top of the list.
Thanks for taking the time to read them. I truly appreciate this service and think that you all are doing a wonderful job.
January 2010 from Morally Confused:
I'm so glad to have gotten a few good answers. Thank you for being available to ask. This has been on my heart for sometime and it's important to hear an unbiased answer from someone with a Christian heart. For this I am so thankful.
You're a blessing.
April 2010 from Samantha:
I decided to write to you because your web site has so much information.
I do appreciate all the help you can give me.
Yours In Christ,
April 2010 from Marcy Woodson:
Thanks Mike [and the gang] for the interesting conversation.
April 2010 from Travis-Keith Miller:
I just wanted to thank all of you for your information and help.
April 2010 from Flip Dawson:
I would like to make a donation to your fine work on behalf of the Catholic Church.
Let me know how?
August 2010 from Jeff Cook:
Thanks so much for all the information.
You've been a great help.
August 2010 from Jim:
Hi, John -
Again, thanks so much for your help. I find your response much in the manner of Christ.
August 2010 from Brian:
Thank you for the service that you provide.
August 2010 from Michael Deem:
Thank you all for your ministry and hard work. God be with you all.
Your Brother in Christ,
P.S. I'm coming home :- )
August 2010 from Nadja:
Thank you very much. This web site is so great.
This is so helpful.
I feel like I'm getting closer and closer to God everyday.
I'm so glad I came to this web site.
You guys have answered questions I always wanted answers to.
August 2010 from Kristen S.:
For those of you who have responded, thank you so much for your insight.
You have a wonderful web site and I very much appreciate how quickly you wrote back!
August 2010 from World Traveler:
Thank you all for your wonderful answers.
January 2011 from Matthew Sullivan:
Based on your previous response, I can tell you are very knowledgeable and really like your web site. I just found it today.
January 2011 from Lorraine:
I really appreciate your web site and it has helped me so much in answering questions to the Catholics and non-Catholics that I meet.
Thank you for all you do!
January 2011 from Antonia:
I am learning a lot from the rest of this web site.
January 2011 from Nancy A.:
Your site is a real blessing right now.
Hopefully you can answer this easy question.
January 2011 from Martin:
Gentlemen (and Gentlewoman):
I wish to thank all of you for your strong encouragement to me in tackling my problem.
Your thorough responses are far more than I had expected. You have meritoriously evidenced your knowledge of Catholicism and fitted it to my needs.
January 2011 from Melissa:
Let me first begin by thanking you for this site as it's full of very good information. Even though I am not Catholic, nor Christian, I find your postings and other web pages to be extremely helpful and a great guidance.
January 2011 from Al Foytek:
I appreciate what you all are doing. Thank you!
January 2011 from Dom DeLorenzo:
Thank you VERY much I appreciate all the site has done for me in the past.
January 2011 from Joseph Selorio:
Thank you once again.
God bless your apostolate!
January 2011 from Anna Anonymous:
Thank you for being here. You have been a great help to many people. I hope you can answer my question.
April 2011 from Karen:
So, to all of you at AskACatholic, thank you! God is definitely using this web site for wonderful things.
April 2011 from Matthew:
P.S. - Great web site; I love it!
April 2011 from Stevin Habba:
Your site has truly helped me so thank you so much for everything you do.
April 2011 from Ann McDonald:
Being a lover of history, I find this information fascinating!
Thank you so much for your insight and assistance!
April 2011 from Dom DeLorenzo:
I am deeply thankful for all this site has done for me; take all the time you need to reply.
Thanks again and God bless you.
April 2011 from Anonymous:
Thank you all for your extremely quick responses.
April 2011 from Ruth Muscat:
Thank you so much for your prompt reply. Your words have been really comforting.
God bless you, your colleagues, and your work.
August 2011 from Judy Devine:
Thanks for the information.
I can't find much of anything about this on the Internet so I really appreciate all the responses I received.
Thank you very much,
August 2011 from Zbynek Knapp:
Thank you for broadening my general knowledge and all your efforts.
August 2011 from Marc Wu:
Sites like yours do incredible justice for the faith, and help people like myself see the true light of God once again.
Thank you for everything you do.
August 2011 from Sydney:
Thanks for all your help.
I never originally intended for you guys to give me such long answers, so I didn't read most of the e-mails you sent me.
I don't believe in God; I am irreligious; but I still wanted answers and you gave them to me, literally.
January 2012 from Confused:
I have volunteered to help teach Catechism classes. I figure one way to beat these heresies and scandals is to teach the young the truth, just like you do through your web site!
January 2012 from Andrew Tennessee:
Thank you for this wonderful web site. I could not find a specific answer to my question, so I thought I'd just go on ahead and ask.
January 2012 from Lewis Van Tassel:
First, I would like to commend you on your web site. I have enjoyed reading and learning about your religious views.
Secondly, I would like to tell you that I am somewhat interested in becoming a Catholic.
January 2012 from Frances Johnson:
Thank You John, ... Mike, Bob, Eric, Mary Ann, and Paul
Though I am not new to the faith, you are patience with me. I love how I have a "place to go" for answers I could not get without your expertise.
Thank you all for having this resource for all people searching for help and understanding.
I hope to come to you again with other issues dealing with our faith in the Almighty God.
May God continue to gift your wisdom, knowledge, and love of His Word,
January 2012 from MakingAMockey:
Please thank Fr. Jonathan for me from the bottom of my heart. His wisdom, by the grace of God, may assist our Tribunal in helping my ex-husband.
January 2012 from Jonathan:
By the way I'd like to thank the people of this web site for answering all my questions in the past, it has really helped me to understand Catholicism.
January 2012 from Lenny Pedersen:
First of all, please allow me to take this opportunity to thank you all for making this most wonderful service available to those of us who have questions regarding Catholicism, or Christianity in general. Your efforts are greatly appreciated!
January 2012 from Jim DeLong:
Thank you and bless you for your ministry.
January 2012 from John Cormier:
I had no idea this was an option!
Boy! I am learning a whole lot of stuff today!
January 2012 from WhatDoIDo?:
Thank you for you comments.
I hope you realize how much good you do with your service to others via this web site.
May God Bless all of you!
April 2012 from Chris Almond:
I really appreciate the purpose of this web site.
I have a lot of questions of a theological nature as well as questions that relate to the individual.
April 2012 from Anna Anonymous:
Thank you Mike and Mary Ann.
Your counsel helps me have the courage to go on and heed the jolt!
May God bless you all for what you're doing on this web site.
April 2012 from Lori Barksdale:
Thank you all for your responses. I appreciate it.
May God continue to bless you all in this much needed ministry.
April 2012 from Pamela Morin:
On my behalf, and that of other Catholic women, thank you very much for your time and effort in answering my question.
Very, very kindly,
April 2012 from Betty Jones:
Thanks for such a great web site.
May 2012 from Bruce Baca:
Not so much a suggestion as a big loud THANK YOU!
Thank you for the magnificent job you all are doing with this web site. You all have such tremendous insight and faith. I find myself coming to this website a lot whenever I need to know a Catholic position on a topic. The fact that you put your explanations in easy to understand sentences really helps clear up a lot of confusion.
August 2012 from Alexandra:
Thank you for your web site.
August 2012 from Thomas Anile:
You have all been so helpful already and I just wanted to thank you but I have another question that I need help with.
January 2013 from Geralt:
Dear AskACatholic team,
Thank you very much. I have also tried to e-mail other Catholic web sites about this verse but only your team took some time to reply.
God bless you all, and more power to your apologetic work!!!
January 2013 from TiredOfRelocating:
I'm praying for your work situation to improve. I've benefited from your ministry and will be relaying that to your pastor.
I'll also be praying about making a donation.
January 2013 from Donna Rose:
Thanks for your understanding and patience.
January 2013 from Dee:
Thank you Fr. Jonathan,
Have a wonderful day!
January 2013 from Meagan:
Thank you and I appreciate what you are doing for me and all others.
I am very grateful for you both and this web site for a place to turn to.
God Bless you.
January 2013 from PossiblyScrupulous:
First of all I would like to thank all of you for answering my past questions and clarifying some of my doubts, however, another concern has sprung up in my mind.
April 2013 from Jim Simon:
I will defer to Mike's answer but Eric's answer was indeed helpful too.
Thank you for your time and effort and I hope we will speak again.
April 2013 from Atte von Wright:
As an introduction, I am a conservative Finnish Lutheran.
Thank you for the answers. I must say I felt relieved, when I read John's response.
Living in a country where you can count the number of Roman Catholics with your fingers and toes, there is seldom a possibility to ask these types of questions directly, and I do not have any idea what the understanding is of an average Catholic on these doctrinal fine points, whether they are from Germany, the Philippines, or Brazil.
April 2013 from Thomas Houselin:
Thank you, Eric.
Your help is appreciated.
April 2013 from Julia:
Thank you for your wonderful site. It has been very helpful in clarifying certain meanings of phrases and words found in the Bible.
April 2013 from Michelle:
Tell Fr. Jonathan I said thank you so much! I will give it a try.
April 2013 from ConfusedByMyDoctor:
Thank you very much!
I appreciate your help and I also really appreciate you keeping everything private and anonymous.
This is such a great (web site/resource) for Catholics to have!
April 2013 from Timothy:
I have been coming to this web site for a few days now, and I cannot seem to stay off. I am was born and raised Catholic and still am one. I appreciate what this web site has to offer and am very much interested in becoming more knowledgable of my faith. I know my basics but I want to further my education and understanding of my faith.
I'm young, only 20, but I have a lot of friends who are not Catholic, and have tried to persuade me to join their faith. I have stood firm, but want to do a better job at defending my faith without getting upset.
July 2013 from Cody:
You guys are awesome and have helped me quite a bit.
July 2013 from Ember Lobo:
Though I am a staunch Roman Catholic there is always, in the time-frame given to each one of us, a need for spiritual growth which then becomes in our Christ-like walk and talk. Reading articles Holy Quotes on your site is so inspiring, and at times does rectify my short-sightedness of being the privileged Catholic.
Your site has thus helped me to grow positively and merciful to others — as I realize we are beacons in this world. Thanks for your site and keep on the fight of faith (like Paul). Wish you all strength and perseverance.
November 2013 from Brad Madalinski:
I really like your site and how many references you make to scriptures and the Early Church Fathers. Thank you for all the work you do.
It makes it easier for me when I teach my Faith Formation classes since I talk about the Early Church Fathers quite a bit.
Thank you and may God continue to bless your work.
January 2014 from Lisa Shen:
I just came to your website for the first time today (via Google ) and I am very impressed and blessed by the quality and thoroughness of the answers. I just wanted to say thanks.
I have been to other Catholic websites before but yours strikes me as having some of the most well researched, helpful, thoughtful, clear, informed, and accurate answers.
Blessings, and thanks again,
February 2014 from Cindy:
I stumbled on to your web site and want to thank you all for such a wonderful service that you provide. Sometimes, its much easier to write out a question, rather than facing someone face to face.
I have a very embarrassing question, and don't feel comfortable asking my parish priest.
March 2014 from Dan Wesseln:
Thank you gentlemen for the time you took to respond. My original question has been answered.
You must have a passion for Christ to do this work.
July 2014 from Brianna Williams Fenton:
Dear Fr. Jonathan,
Thank you for your quick response and your brevity.
I appreciate the time and care you took in answering this, and it does indeed help me.
September 2014 from Lanston Pinto:
That was great insight and I received two different viewpoints.
Now I can forward this e-mail to some of my friends and inform them about your viewpoints.
Thanks a lot and God bless you and your team.
I have received so many answers from your team to questions which have help me to know and strengthening my own beliefs.
October 2014 from Jaiden Green:
Thank you so much. I have been doing some research and this site is the best site I have found. All my questions have been answered and I continue to investigate further.
Thanks so much.
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