mercy

God Owns Me

God told me one night that He owned me. I heard this interiorly, without any words being spoken. I had been watching a television show

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A Sense of Terror

Terror Experienced in Youth I have come to realize that a sense of terror has been a hidden part of my interior life for many

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Jesus, Good Shepherd, salvation

We Could Do Better

Of course, we could do better, but we usually don’t. We need a savior. St. Paul notes our predicament and then identifies the solution and

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mercy

Spiritual Warfare

I am returning after four months of what turned out to be spiritual warfare to continue my monthly column for Catholic Stand. I am very

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sad, sorrow, meditation

Turning Points

The first turning point came when our car initially broke down in Hawaii. I was 6,000 miles away in Delaware, caring for my 90 year-old-parents.

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mary, jesus, cross, marian, altar

Sending Books to the Future

Twenty-five years ago, I started unknowingly sending to my parents, from one thousand miles away, the actual books I would use for my future spiritual

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The Joy of Pentecost(s)

My first novena to the Holy Spirit was in 1974. At that time, I was purely motivated to pray this novena by an infatuation I

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