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Do Not Be Afraid

Published on August 22nd, 2016 | by Ryan Kraeger

How many times in the Bible does God or one of His messengers say, “Be Not Afraid!” Urban legend suggests that it is there 365 times although that is apparently not the case. I have never ... Read More



Reflections of Reality

Published on August 21st, 2016 | by Kasia I.

It’s interesting how one thing makes you think of another, and before you know it you have a fantastic and seemingly-non-connected chain of thoughts. A while ago, I was looking at the light of our living ... Read More


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The Good News About Suffering

Published on August 18th, 2016 | by Thomas Clements

We are surrounded by human suffering. Many people are hurting in today’s world. Some suffering is horrific and some minor, but every kind can be soothed, and even removed, by trusting in God’s infinite Love and ... Read More


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Man and Morality: The Truth that Sets us Free

Published on August 10th, 2016 | by Marissa Standage

The human person knows by nature that there is a certain code by which he must live.  Man also knows beyond a shadow of a doubt that he wants to be happy.  As fallen human beings, we often ... Read More


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Not Just for Nerds: Why We Should Read Encyclicals

Published on August 8th, 2016 | by AnneMarie Miller

When I was a high school student, my classmates and I often had to participate in large discussions called “Socratic Seminars.” In preparation for these seminars, our teachers would assign reading material that often was lengthy, such ... Read More


Learning Gratitude When Life is Tough

Published on August 7th, 2016 | by Lianna Mueller

Are you in a situation where you are discontent with circumstances? Have you ever wished that things could just turn around? We could waste our lives wishing that situations were different. We must learn to be content ... Read More



The Sign of the Prophet Jonah

Published on August 6th, 2016 | by Mary Proffit Kimmel

Happy Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord.  This feast brings to our attention the prophet Elijah, who was one of the two prophets to perform the miracle of resurrection.  He raises the son of the ... Read More



Les Misérables and the Church Militant

Published on August 3rd, 2016 | by Erin Cain

Recently I had the chance to see Les Misérables on Broadway for the second time, and its themes of mercy, redemption, and sacrificial love have been swirling through my mind ever since. It’s no secret that ... Read More


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NFP as a Mama of Three

Published on July 31st, 2016 | by J.R. Baldwin

It’s the end of NFP Awareness Week, so I’m going to throw in a few cents as a mama with three kids under three. Natural Family Planning is getting to know the woman’s fertility through various ... Read More


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Are We Unworthy? A Response to Christine Horner

Published on July 26th, 2016 | by Thomas Clements

I recently stumbled upon this article from Huffington Post written by Christine Horner. I found the thoughts she shared a bit shocking and felt compelled to write this response. Dear Christine, We have the same mission. ... Read More


Kraeger Family May 2015

Layer upon layer of silliness

Published on July 25th, 2016 | by Ryan Kraeger

The episode from the gospel today has always been one of my favorites. I have always pictured the mother of James and John as being a goodhearted, but slightly domineering, woman who wants the absolute best ... Read More


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Published on July 24th, 2016 | by Cristina Montes

It has become harder and harder to keep track of the places to #prayfor with so much violence occurring all over the world within a short period of time. Most of us realize that posting such ... Read More

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