Jonah and the Whale
Apologetics
Editor

Boldness and Passion

Guest post by Shane Dwyer, Director of the Catholic Enquiry Centre, Australia. These days I am not always as bold and passionate about my faith

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Columnists
Liesl Bee

Reflections of a Plant Mom

I’ve tried to be a Plant Mom before, but I’ve inevitably killed every plant I’ve owned within a matter of weeks. I’ve lost flowers, ferns,

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Columnists
Erin Cain

The Oil of Charity

We must not think that our love has to be extraordinary. But we do need to love without getting tired. How does a lamp burn?

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Columnists
Kat Larson

Change of Address

I hit my lowest point last week — I got extremely sick with a stomach bug. It came on without warning and left me bedridden

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Apologetics
Noel Ethan Tan

The Apostolic Priesthood

It is very critical that Jesus specially commissioned His Apostles to become shepherds to the people, instructing them to not only spread the good news,

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Life
Nicholas Lye

Skipping Daily Mass

“Let me ask you one question: was it because you practiced the Law that you received the Spirit, or because you believed what was preached

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Come and See

But Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come from Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.” —John 1:46 “Come and see.” For Nathanael

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Career
Kat Larson

Duc in Altum

I am getting tired of this never-ending job search. I am also getting tired of constantly feeling judged that I do not have a better

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Columnists
Noel Ethan Tan

The Mass

Something greater than Jonah is here (Mt 12:41b). I remember when I first read John 6:53-58, I was so touched that tears welled in my

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Fra Angelico
Columnists
Cristina Montes

October Synthesis

The month of October opens with the feast of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, who is known for having preached “the Little Way”. By reminding us

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Life
Editor

Jesus on the Street

Guest post by Catherine Santos. It’s strange not having anything to do on a Monday, but at the same time I’m so grateful for it

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Lamentation

Yet I will remember the covenant I made with you when you were young; I will set up an everlasting covenant with you, that you

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Kat Larson

Witness

Today I witnessed a true and undeniable miracle. A few blogs back I wrote about my experience while waiting to enter the baths in Lourdes,

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Columnists
Noel Ethan Tan

Affliction

Yesterday, I was nursing a very bad migraine which got worse as the day went by. I got off work slightly earlier than usual and

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Columnists
Cristina Montes

The Crucifix as a Passive Symbol

While doing some research recently, I came across reference to the crucifix as a “passive symbol” by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of

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Columnists
Nathalie Fernandez

A Lesson on Generosity

Today as I was walking to meet a friend for brunch, I caught myself looking at the elderly men and women selling tissue packets near

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Dying to Self

Jesus said to his disciples: “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just

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Columnists
Kat Larson

In Thanksgiving for Diabetes

Raising his eyes toward his disciples Jesus said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours. Blessed are you who

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Columnists
Noel Ethan Tan

Profound Pity

Jeremiah 3:14-17, Jeremiah 13:10-13, Matthew 13:18-23 But the seed sown on rich soil is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed

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Life
Editor

Tasting

Guest post by Dan Lai. During a conference, we participated in a chocolate tasting session. The facilitator emphasized that tasting is not eating. We first

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