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March For Life 2018–One Good Thought: Two Sparrows

*This article was originally published by Family Life Ministry on January 31, 2017.  “Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will…

Jan 18, 2018
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Musings from a Grateful Convert: Fountain of Youth

I have always said, “If you want to stay young, hang with young people.” This is no more true than what I have experienced being with the brilliant…

Jan 14, 2018
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Taking Action and Finding Repentance

“The Church will not be pessimistic, nor sit quietly in its handsome houses of worship while war rages outside its churches for the bodies, minds and…

Jan 11, 2018
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New Year’s Resolutions and Revolutions

Many a story reveals the futility of making plans. In action-packed movies that require careful planning to commit the ultimate crime or to rescue comrades…

Jan 04, 2018
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Managing Stress and the Role of Faith

Have you ever found a long forgotten list of things that stress you? Do you understand the concept of managing stress through faith? Back in my 20s, I…

Dec 30, 2017
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Musings from a Grateful Convert: A Priest’s Impression of Prison

Recently, I had the privilege to interview Father Nikitas Theodosion, a Priest who visited a prison inmate in August of 2017.  The following is the transcript…

Dec 06, 2017
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The “Opportunity Costs” of Christmas

When we were kids, Christmas morning was all about the excitement of waking up super early, running down the stairs, and gasping at all the presents that…

Dec 03, 2017
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Holy Communion: You Are Invited

“Most assuredly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink His blood, you have no life in you…For My flesh is food…

Nov 30, 2017
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Understanding and Living Our Faith: When Protectors Become Predators

“To give free rein to the senses is to shackle the soul, to shackle the senses is to liberate it. When the sun sets, night comes; when Christ leaves…

Nov 28, 2017
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Thanksgiving: The Norm of Christian Existence

“Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever” (Psalm 135:1 LXX). My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Several decades…

Nov 09, 2017