By James Wilhelm ~ I came from a Catholic family and grew up in the 50’s, 60’s and early 70’s. I’m the second oldest – now 65 – and have a sister two years older. We went to Catholic schools, catechism classes, mass every week, confessed our “sins” to a priest every month and all the usual nonsense connected with this brand of Christianity. My parents held strict Catholic beliefs. We had aunts and uncles that were priests, nuns and…