faith, discipleship

On Being a Good Pastor

I wish The Better Pastor, A Fable about Embracing the Role of Leading a Parish by Patrick Lencioni had been written when I was a

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wounded, heal, wound, healing

Controlling Your Thoughts

Do you suffer from disturbing or obsessive thoughts? If so, relief is available. It will be in an uphill battle, but with perseverance and the

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The Theology of Christmas

On the Feast of the Incarnation, we celebrate Almighty God’s decision to become a man by assuming the body of a human being. The Heavenly

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intension, charity

Suicidal Thoughts

When you have a little time, please visit my website JohnCatoir.com, and scroll down past the white cross, then click on the left side under

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Stay Calm In the Midst of Chaos

 “Then, if you spend yourself in behalf of others… then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday,”

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joy, dance, abandon, retreat

 A Legacy of Joy

A legacy is defined as something handed down by a predecessor. When I think about the concept of spiritual joy, I see it as a

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Holy Spirit, Pentecost

Pentecost and You

We celebrate the birthday of the Church on Pentecost Sunday fifty days after Easter. The Holy Spirit came upon the apostles and transformed them from

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