Prayer: A Season for Everything

“There is a season for everything, a time for every occupation under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1 “…but though he has permitted man to consider time in

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Prayer: Nothing Impossible

“… for nothing will be impossible for God” –Luke 1:37 Christmas vacation as a graduate student is nothing short of spectacular. No more papers to

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The Danger of Being Cynical

Webster’s dictionary defines cynicism as “believing that people are generally selfish and dishonest”. In a recent book study with friends, we discussed a chapter on

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Sex is Not the Only Thing

  SEX! Now that I have your attention, this approach was an advertising gimmick in the 80’s. The word SEX, blazoned large and bright, drew

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This is Starting to Sound Elizabethan

Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson wrote a novel Come Rack! Come Rope! about religious persecution during the Elizabethan era in England. This more-than-just-a-novel shows the gradualness

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The Cross for Joyful Living

If you want to win friends and influence people, don’t mention the cross. It is an unlikely enticement to attract us to someone, and yet,

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When God Says “No”

Have you ever prayed really hard about a decision – perhaps one involving a new job or a new relationship – and you were absolutely certain

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How to Meditate Like a Catholic

Meditation is a beautiful, yet often neglected, form of prayer and worship that deserves a special place in the spiritual lives of Catholics. The Catechism

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