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A Scientific Approach to God

December 9, AD 2016 13 Comments
A Scientific Approach to God

It is said that the most popular theory for the beginning of time and space is the Big Bang. This is the theory which states that 13.8 billion years ago, “everything in the Cosmos started out as a single point in space. In an instant, everything expanded outward from that location, forming the energy, atoms and […]

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5 Spiritual New Year’s Resolutions

January 6, AD 2016 0 Comments
5 Spiritual New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions usually seem to be focused on doing things to improve our physical health such as losing weight, eating healthier, or exercising more.  While it is important to evaluate our physical health and work to make changes, we also shouldn’t forget about our spiritual health.  If we put as much effort into improving […]

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What’s the Pope’s Consecration of the World Got to Do With Me?

October 15, AD 2013 4 Comments
What’s the Pope’s Consecration of the World Got to Do With Me?

With all the post-interview spotlight beaming/glaring on Pope Francis, I hope all Catholics and secular media alike pay careful attention to what did on October 13th, 2013: consecrate the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Specifically, I wish he makes everyone wonder: what this consecration means to me on a personal level, why is […]

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Our Lady’s Seven Sorrows

July 10, AD 2013 2 Comments
Our Lady’s Seven Sorrows

One of my favourite devotions concerning Our Lady is “The Devotion of the Seven Sorrows.” Why is this? Firstly, because it is easier to bear suffering when one can relate to someone, it is a safe way to sanctification, and Our Lord and Our Lady want us to have this devotion. Our Lord told Blessed Veronica […]

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Paralyzed By Beauty

October 4, AD 2011 7 Comments
Paralyzed By Beauty

Since St. Raphael is the patron saint of my diocese, I made a point to attend Mass for the Feast of the Archangels on September 29. As I left Mass, pondering a wonderful homily on the place of angels in our world, two thoughts kept racing through my mind: How cool is it that we […]

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