This is My Body

There are many wrong choices that I have made in my past. I have nobody to blame but myself for all of them. I’ve taken

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Navigating By Faith

This past week has been challenging on many levels. I lost a precious friend to heart disease, leaving behind a husband and three teenage children.

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The Best is Yet to Come

I’d like to start with a story my cousin Greg sent me: There was a young woman who had been diagnosed with a terminal illness

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Our Sunday Best

Each and every Sunday morning is a zoo around my house. Trying to get 12 people ready and out the door to Mass is quite

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Can Catholics Be Cremated?

One component of our diaconate formation this year has focused on ministries related to death and dying. To that end, our class watched the movie

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Annie, the Evangelist

She’s fearless. She’s charismatic. She’s radiant. A modern evangelist, Annie basks in Christ’s love and shares it with a simple, winsome touch. A heart overflowing

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When the Law Falls Short

Since I entered the legal profession I have often recalled simple but wise words shared by a professor during a first year course. I remember

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The Internet, Vice and Envy

I confess to you, my online brothers and sisters, that I have repeatedly compared my life to that of other bloggers. I have concluded my

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Edith Stein: Are We Really Alone?

The first thing you must know about Edith Stein is that she is a Catholic saint who died a martyr’s death; you can learn more about the details of her life as a Christian here.

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The Conceit of Denying God

I read the news–all bad it seems–and invariably, I think about God. This predilection, not practiced for most of my adult life, now gives me great

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Anti-Misogyny, Pro-Life

A recent article in The Atlantic proposed that neither activism for or against abortion can solve the real problem behind sex-selective abortion, an issue raised in the recent documentary It’s

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