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Popular Piety

Published on May 6th, 2015 | by Cristina Montes

One of my favorite childhood memories is that of participating in the Flores de Mayo during the month of May. It is a popular local custom where, on every day of the month, children gather in ... Read More


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The Healing Power of Hymns

Published on May 6th, 2015 | by Emma King

If singing is praying twice, then praying hymns is more than simply praying twice. It is that by which we feed our souls, uplift our spirits, encounter the Lord, and in doing so, become whole when broken... Read More


Sacraments

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Take Everything Except the Eucharist

Published on May 5th, 2015 | by Oliver Llewellyn

I’ve recently started working for a Christian charity, where most of the staff are Evangelical Christians. Being the only Catholic working in the office has lead to some interesting discussions regarding salvation and worship, and these ... Read More


Prayer

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Why Sleepy Prayers Have Value

Published on May 4th, 2015 | by Michele Chronister

My husband and I are always amazed when we see a child asleep in an odd place – stretched out across a pew at Mass, in a store, or at a park. While neither or our ... Read More


Life

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Paul Among Us

Published on May 3rd, 2015 | by Rachel Zamarron

As the stories progress a man named Paul – once Saul takes center stage. We hear of his hatred for the early church and his approval of St. Steven’s martyrdom, his murdering Christians, and his subsequent conversion. ... Read More


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10 Steps to Beat Pornography

Published on May 2nd, 2015 | by Bernard Toutounji

Pornography is a big problem in modern society. Actually, no. Pornography is a huge problem in modern society. Did you know that 10-15% of all search engine requests and 20% of smart phone searches are for ... Read More


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On the Romance of Ritual

Published on April 29th, 2015 | by Nicene Guy

Rituals are a forgotten art—we have forgotten the art of practicing them, while at the same time losing sight of the fact that we practice them. About once a week, I join other members of the ... Read More


Family

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The Secret to Prioritizing

Published on April 29th, 2015 | by Julie Machado

I feel like I have finally figured it out. I’ve been getting stressed out about to-do lists for years, but the last year (since I’ve had a baby), prioritizing has been particularly agonizing. I have been ... Read More


Books

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The Trinity: How to Not Be a Heretic

Published on April 26th, 2015 | by Luke Arredondo

Thanks to the mysteries of the internet, I’ve wound up befriending Stephen Bullivant through Facebook over the last couple of years and this January he asked me if I’d be interested in reviewing his forthcoming book ... Read More


Life

Look Him in the Eye

Published on April 26th, 2015 | by Morgan McFarlin

How often do you walk by someone who is homeless or in need, asking for change on the street? This is often more common in larger cities, but even where I live in a college town, ... Read More


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Resurrection People

Published on April 24th, 2015 | by Lianna Mueller

Christ’s Resurrection is one that will never be repeated. That Resurrection is the ultimate victory of light over darkness. In our lives, we wait for resurrections, lowercase r. We live in many tombs; some are created ... Read More


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What is the World?

Published on April 18th, 2015 | by Jordan Haddad

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the ... Read More


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Baptism is Everything

Published on April 18th, 2015 | by Michele Chronister

When I gave birth to each of my girls, I remember falling instantly in love with them. I remember the first time I laid eyes on my oldest, after a long and challenging labor. She was ... Read More


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