eucharist, mass, gifts, offering

4 Steps to a Better Sunday

In college, I learned the phrase “the Sunday scaries.” It means that feeling of dread on Sunday night as Monday morning approaches, with its threat

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Martha

Martha, Mary, and Myers-Briggs

The Myers-Briggs Test and Personality Assessment, a measurement tool in assessing different human temperaments, has been used in both the corporate world and in church

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devil, demon, satan, evil

When We Listen to Lies

It occurred to me, recently, that when my family and I make breakfast on Saturday mornings, many of the dishes we make use the same

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mary

Somebody’s Handmaid

Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord; let it be [done] to me according to your word. ( Luke 1:38) I went to adoration

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Encounters With Angels

Because we can’t perceive it with our senses, we may be tempted to regard the world of the angels as ethereal or not quite real.

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hospice, suffering, death, palliative care

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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Why Are Dust and Ashes Proud?

“Why are dust and ashes proud? Even during life man’s body decays … a king today – tomorrow he is dead,” writes Sirach (Sirach 10:9).

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Two More Things To Do This Lent

Several years ago when I was at university, the chaplain suggested we consider taking something up, rather than giving something up, for Lent. No, he

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