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Mortal Sin: It’s Not That Bad?

May 19, AD2017 1 Comment
Mortal Sin: It’s Not That Bad?

Have you ever encountered someone who feels the Catholic Church is all about guilt? They ask: “Why do I have to go to Mass every Sunday? Why can’t I the receive the Eucharist if I missed Mass? Why do I have to go to confession?” Blaming the Church is an excuse people use to diminish […]

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Our New Sacramental Temple

February 16, AD2017 0 Comments
Our New Sacramental Temple

O God, you are my God, I seek you, my soul thirsts for you. My flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where no water is. So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary, beholding your power and glory. (Psalm 63:1-2) As this passage from Psalm 63 tells us, the ancient Israelites yearned […]

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Proclaiming the Gospel of Christ Through Love

April 6, AD2016 1 Comment
Proclaiming the Gospel of Christ Through Love

Christ and the Gospel The joyous season of Easter is among us. Another Lent has passed and we can now celebrate with the entire Church and the world that Christ is alive today. With Spring in our midst and the plants and flowers beginning to bud, it’s a true connection to new life. It is […]

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General Confession: Slamming the Door to Satan and Self this Lent

March 24, AD2014 15 Comments
General Confession: Slamming the Door to Satan and Self this Lent

Lent, as you read this, is approximately half done now—soon you will be able to eat candy again, have that evening glass of wine, or say a welcome goodbye to whatever you may have chosen as a Lenten penance this year. It will be over and you (and I) will be quite candidly relieved as […]

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