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Life
Nicholas Lye

Discernment Without Labels

Recently, I realise how traditional categories of “vocation”, or “states of life”, can sometimes be a distraction or hindrance to discerning one’s vocation in life.

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Columnists
Nicholas Lye

Leaving the Seminary

So just to set the record straight (since some have been speculating or asking indirectly behind my back), I did not leave the seminary for

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Columnists
Nathalie Fernandez

Pain & Prayer

So today it hit me so hard (like a tonne of bricks!) that I might be single for the rest of my life. Spouseless and

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Columnists
Larabeth Miller

A Lesson for a Chaotic Soul

Recently I learned a hard lesson. It was a concept that I knew was coming, as people close to me had informed me of the

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Columnists
Cristina Montes

Single but Full of Love

Judging by the varying reactions to us women who remain single by choice or by necessity, we are a misunderstood lot. On the one hand,

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Dating
Theresa Curley

Dear Future Husband

Dear Future Husband, I wonder what you are doing at this moment. Are you studying for finals? Maybe you’re chatting with friends, or are laughingly lost in

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Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

Loneliness & Communion

Loneliness has two faces. One is human loneliness, and the other is loneliness for the divine. “My heart shall not rest until it rest in

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Columnists
Amy Atkinson

Your Vocation Is To Love

I’ve noticed that so many young Catholics have an inordinate amount anxiety about their vocations. I definitely put myself into this category. When I understood

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Family
Fr. Matthew P. Schneider, LC

5 Good Changes the Synod Could Make

Questions such as communion for the divorced and remarried, female deacons, and acceptance of homosexual relationships have dominated the media discussion about the Synod that

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Life
Morgan McFarlin

When Jealousy Threatens Joy

Well folks, summer is nearly over – also known as “Wedding Season”. Now, I love weddings. The dressing up, the sacraments, the love, the tears.

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Life
Morgan McFarlin

I’m Single and I Use NFP

It was a few years ago when my interest in Natural Family Planning (NFP) was sparked. I was intrigued by the concept of truly understanding

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Columnists
Grace Hincapie

Keep Your Emotions In Check

“Become the woman of your dreams, then you will attract the man of your dreams.” -Sarah Swafford  Emotional chastity is not to prevent love, it’s

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Family
Megan Twomey

Created to Be You

“So they’re both napping?” asked my husband, incredulous, “Can you nap?” Quiet time has been pretty rare around my house since my eldest abandoned naps

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Columnists
Rachana Chhin

Go Home and Love Your Family

I’ve reached that point in my 20-something life where many of my friends are getting married. August is for weddings, apparently. In between the various

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Columnists
Matthew Tyson

And God Made A Father

“I can’t believe you have a freakin’ kid.” I hear that phrase a lot now from my old high school and college friends. “I know,”

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Columnists
Bonnie Engstrom

Don’t bury St. Joseph

My husband and I recently sold our home after several months of it being on the market. In the process there were a lot of

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