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Author Archive: Jordan Haddad

Jordan (25) is a Melkite Catholic by baptism and a theology teacher by calling in New Orleans, LA. He is pierced by the power of the Gospel and its ability to transform lives. He is especially interested in Catholic social teaching and lay spirituality. Jordan has a B.S. in psychology & a B.A. in philosophy from Louisiana State University, and he has recently received his M.A. in theological studies from Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans. On a more important note, Jordan can't wait to marry his lovely fiancé in the Summer of 2015! You can find Jordan's musings at The Cajun Catholic.

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What is the World?

April 18, AD 2015 6 Comments
What is the World?

“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 world, but that the world might be saved through him.” (John 3:16-17) “I am the light of the world; […]

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Small Things With Great Love: An Interview with James Rosenbloom

March 12, AD 2015 3 Comments
Small Things With Great Love: An Interview with James Rosenbloom

Recently I had the great pleasure of meeting up with and interviewing an up-and-coming Catholic artist and good friend of mine, James Rosenbloom, to talk about his newly released album Small Things With Great Love. Disclaimer: we had more fun than should be allowed on a Sunday afternoon. Nonetheless, James, who has played music for upwards of 19 […]

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A Catholic Valentine’s Day: How to reclaim and retain your sanity

February 12, AD 2015 1 Comment
A Catholic Valentine’s Day: How to reclaim and retain your sanity

If you are a warm-blooded, sentient, and rational American who desires to love and be loved, then you have probably experienced at some point in your life a profusion of emotions in the days leading up to and on Valentine’s Day. How could you not? From the time of our youth and continuing all the way through adulthood, there is […]

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To what is God calling you?

February 5, AD 2015 5 Comments
To what is God calling you?

Discerning God’s will in our lives can be a difficult and confusing endeavor most of the  time. I can still remember hearing the many epic tales about the heroic Saints in our Church’s life and thinking, “If I really love God, wouldn’t I do the same? Wouldn’t I give up everything, move to a different […]

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Martyrdom, John F. Kennedy and Catholic Social Teaching

December 10, AD 2014 6 Comments
Martyrdom, John F. Kennedy and Catholic Social Teaching

Martyrdom confounds the modern mind… and how could it not? Living in an age of religious skepticism and scientism, we “enlightened” Westerners are unable to speak the same language or see the same world as the martyr, who found himself or herself unable to abandon their God to purchase comfort and well-being. What are we suppose to […]

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