A Humble Petition

Cristina and I need to ask for your prayers. We are in somewhat of a crisis. As you have probably read in the last few

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Prayer
Fabiola Garza

On Being a (Spiritual) Friend

On Being a (Spiritual) Friend When continents separate you, when language separates you, when time separates you, when pain separates you from those that you’ve

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Families, Fun and Prayer

I have always thought that Hollywood is missing a chance to make millions. They just simple need to film the life of a large family,

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Prayer
Nathaniel Gotcher

Praying in the Streets

Living in Italy (and by extension, the European Union) puts a lot of perspective on things. For instance, we were told in our orientation for

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Family
Bonnie Engstrom

61 minutes

One year ago today I delivered my son, a stillborn.   For a moment he was placed in my arms quiet, blue, and limp.  The midwife

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Prayer
Fabiola Garza

Morning Poem

Let me remember the waters that cleaned me, the fire that marked me and your beautiful love that so tirelessly sought me.

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New Media
Marc Barnes

Music In The Liturgy

(The problem with the question of music in the liturgy is that people want an easy answer. They want one Church document that entirely bans

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Prayer
Sr. Lisa Marie

United in Prayer

  A letter from the Holy Father addressed to Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan is circulating around the internet, and I thought it an appropriate reflection to

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God Needs You!

Last month, my boyfriend’s grandfather died. The beauty of our Catholic faith never felt more exposed to me than with the passing of another believing

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Prayer
Sr. Lisa Marie

Never Without Hope

Who hasn’t experienced it in their relationships? You want to reach out to someone you love when he is struggling, so you go out of

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Another Madonna and Child

Remember to spend some time in prayer with Our Lady– she loves you so much and will do whatever it takes to bring you to

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The Good Shepherd

I drew this picture for a woman I work with, Kwon. She has the greatest faith in Jesus that I’ve ever seen–simple, strong, and pure.

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Prayer
Sarah Babbs

Blown Off the Hinges

I used to be pro-choice. I rolled my eyes with fierce contempt whenever the very active pro-life ministry at my college would have a table

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Mary
Elaine Golden

Our Lady of the Rosary

Watercolor #2 “Our Lady of the Rosary” by Elaine Golden, 2011 [author] [author_image timthumb=’on’]http://www.ignitumtoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Elaine-Golden-e1313149812584.jpg[/author_image] [author_info]Elaine Golden is seventeen and absolutely loves drawing. She focuses on religious

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Prayer
Sr. Lisa Marie

Into Your Hands, Father

“Father, into your Hands,” we hear Jesus pray from the Cross, “I commend my spirit.”  (Luke 23:46) We pray these words every night as part

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Prayer
Sr. Lisa Marie

Have Courage in Prayer

Silence. What do we do when we pray and nothing happens? The woman begs Jesus, “Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter

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