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Cristina Montes

Spiritual Allies

For the past three months, the liturgical calendar has been reminding us of our spiritual allies. Towards the end of September, we commemorated the feast

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Life
Editor

The Extra Jar of Oil

By guest writer Rev. Fr. Michael Chua. I returned last month from a pilgrimage to Western Europe. As usual, I was bombarded by the same

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Cristina Montes

A Vicarious Grief Observed

On the recent Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, my priest-uncle-spiritual-director, Father Jim, suddenly lost his brother Allan. Father Jim was abroad teaching a

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Jean Elizabeth Seah

Give Thanks At All Times

You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and

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Prayer
Editor

Kneeling at My First Mass

By guest writer Tasman Westbury. In the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those that are in heaven, on earth, and under the

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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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Jean Elizabeth Seah

The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass was prefigured in the sacrifices of the Old Testament, which had polyvalent significance. Animal and plant sacrifices were used

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Prayer
Cristina Montes

My Chrism Mass Experience

After having been curious for so many years about how it is to experience a Chrism Mass, I finally got a chance to attend one.

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Nicene Guy

Temptation and Lenten Penance

During the Lenten season, we seek to turn back from sin and to God. Each of the practices of Lent—prayer, fasting, and almsgiving—helps us to

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Larabeth Miller

Understanding Our Dustiness

You are dust and to dust, you shall return. Each time I hear this phrase at Ash Wednesday, I think of a little prayer that

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Erin Cain

Healer of Souls

Over the past week, the Gospel readings have contained many scenes of healing from Jesus’s public ministry. We know that Jesus performed many miraculous healings

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