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Christians Commit to Living the Call to Holiness

June 4, AD2018 0 Comments
Christians Commit to Living the Call to Holiness

Trying to conform to the world’s definition of living can cause great pressure to a Christian who wants to live the call to holiness. Many Catholic Christians are not even aware that this call is for all baptized persons. Some wrongly think it is meant only for people in the religious vocation. Whenever I take […]

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Our Catholic Suffering Syndrome (CSS) Part II

April 6, AD2018 1 Comment
Our Catholic Suffering Syndrome (CSS) Part II

In Part I, we discussed a common misunderstanding of suffering among many Catholics.  We looked at a specific type of suffering involving persecution. Now let’s turn to two other types of “meritorious” sufferings that don’t necessarily involve persecution – or the actions of others. St. Paul’s rather difficult statement in Col 1:24 frames a context […]

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Remaining Obedient to God: Understanding the Tools of Our Enemies

Remaining Obedient to God: Understanding the Tools of Our Enemies

The Season of Lent can be seen through many different lenses, all correct and important. This diversity makes lent a truly rich season for any Christian willing to open themselves up to the experience it offers. Recently, my mind is on the idea of obedience as an important lens that lent offers us. The life of a Carmelite […]

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“Since I’m Saved, I Can Live How I Want?”

May 26, AD2016 12 Comments
“Since I’m Saved, I Can Live How I Want?”

Someone showed me a video online a few weeks ago and I have not been able to get the scene out of my mind. It was a recording of a Christian street preacher talking and debating with variety of students on a college campus in Texas. The dialogue I witnessed was shocking and upsetting, not […]

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The U.S. Military and the Catholic Faith: Authority

April 5, AD2016 0 Comments
The U.S. Military and the Catholic Faith: Authority

This article discusses comparisons between the U.S. Army, the military, and Catholicism. Though my views are subjective, they are based on objective facts which exist within both institutions. My main intention is to give readers a good analogy and thus a better understanding of why Catholics do what they do. I would like to add that […]

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