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"Helped Up" and Healed by the Love of Jesus

"Helped Up" and Healed by the Love of Je…

Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur

Firmer resolution to maintain a deep inner stability and to accept the waves of difficulties, a...

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The gift of a father: How love leads to vocations

The gift of a father: How love leads to vocations

R. Jared Staudt

In the beginning is the Father. He is the source and goal of all life. From him flows communion thro...

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Lenten Resolutions: Sowing Good Seed

Lenten Resolutions: Sowing Good Seed

John Cuddeback

The life-lessons from sowing seed are endless.

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Skin in the Game

Skin in the Game

Francis X. Maier

I've written about an old and very close friend, Joe Mahoney, in this space before. Joe di...

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Being God's

Being God's

Father Paul Scalia

Repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.

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Never Too Late to Be Healed

Never Too Late to Be Healed

Sister Ruth Burrows

Saint Thérèse saw the infinite love of God as a pent-up ocean, yearning and aching to release its to...

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Faith, Certainty, and Doubt

Faith, Certainty, and Doubt

Randall Smith

Are you certain God exists? Are you certain He doesn't? Who has the burden of pr...

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Stemming the Tide of Divorces and Annulments

Stemming the Tide of Divorces and Annulments

Christopher J. Brennan, Esq.

The default and public position of many in diocesan family life offices is to assume that if one is ...

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2 Steps to Discovering Our Contemplative Identity

2 Steps to Discovering Our Contemplative Identity

John Cuddeback

Perhaps the most dramatic assertion about human nature, in part because of the difficulty in compreh...

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Nothing on Earth, Not Even Mortal Sin, Can Dissolve an Indissoluble Marriage

Nothing on Earth, Not Even Mortal Sin, Can Dissolv…

John Clark

"Unity, indissolubility, and openness to fertility are essential to marriage." (CCC 1664)

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The World Beyond Our Window

The World Beyond Our Window

Francis X. Maier

This is a column about the future. But it begins with the past. I'll explain.

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Driving Out Satan

Driving Out Satan

Father Simon Tugwell, o.p.

Death itself is doomed, evil must eventually collapse upon its own hollowness.

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The Litany of the Wounded Heart

The Litany of the Wounded Heart

Gerry Ken Crete

The Litany of the Wounded Heart is for the person with an anxious-preoccupied style. Those ...

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God's Timing: Learning to Accept and Enact It

God's Timing: Learning to Accept and Enact It

John Cuddeback

A great divide in approaches to life is whether we see God's Providence as really in charge. Perhaps...

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"You should feel at home with sufferings that it pleases Jesus to send you, since you always have to live with them. Acting thus you think less of being freed from them. Jesus who cannot suffer long to keep you in affliction will come to relieve and comfort you by infusing fresh courage into your soul." - Padre Pio