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The Power of Love

I had a cousin called John who was a bit of a rake. If he was not genially propping up the bar at the rugby

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Renewal of Family Life

The Sunday after Christmas was the Feast of the Holy Family. It is a fitting celebration to have after Christmas and it serves as a

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We Need to Hear Life is Hard

In an interesting talk between Bishop Barron and Jordan Peterson, Jordan Peterson talks about how people fill up auditoriums by the thousands to hear him

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Fruits of Our Labor

There is a saying: “If you want to be happy, plant a garden.” Oh, how true that is! When we are gardening, we are living

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The Loss of Wonder

Belief in God and religious practice have lost a lot of popular acclaim in our society. Although Christians still comprise the majority of the population,

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Time for a New Summer of Love

It’s been 52 years since the “Summer of Love”. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock. The Sexual Revolution undermined authentic love. Today, society

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jesus, Christian

The Dwelling Place

In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If there were not, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a

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Love and Commitment

One who fasts for sins, but goes and commits them again: Who will hear his prayer, what is gained by mortification? [Sir 34:31] Lent is

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Managing Suffering In Your Life

People suffer—good people and bad people. When the so-called good people suffer, many of us look at the so-called bad people thriving and complain. Scripture

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