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
Erin Cain

Something Greater

I say to you, something greater than the temple is here. If you knew what this meant, I desire mercy, not sacrifice, you would not have

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Columnists
Nathalie Fernandez

Choices

People who know me know I hate making choices. I use my job as a convenient excuse. You see, I teach. And every second of

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Feasts
Editor

Joachim

Guest post by Br. Gregory Liu, OP. Just a few days ago, I heard about the death of a brother, a Dominican priest, Fr. Joachim

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Apologetics
Noel Ethan Tan

Suffering Servant

Mark 10:32-45 The Apostles heard Jesus preach about the kingdom many times and they believed this kingdom was to come before His death. It is

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Life
Nicholas Lye

Sell Everything

I began my discernment journey 11 years ago with these two words that kept coming up in prayer, but I wasn’t sure what it really

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Married Life
Nathalie Fernandez

The Sanctifying Cross of Marriage

Mark 10:1-12 In this Gospel passage, Jesus talks about Divorce. Growing up I never thought much about the sacredness of married life. My family was

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Dating
Cristina Montes

Romantic Thoughts for Ash Wednesday

“Terminate torment Of love unsatisfied The greater torment Of love satisfied.” — T.S. Eliot, Ash Wednesday Can Catholics celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, considering that

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A Tale of Two Cities
Books
Jean Elizabeth Seah

What Makes a Book Great?

(Warning: spoiler alert for A Tale of Two Cities after the image.) ___ Franz Kafka, author of the highly disturbing The Metamorphosis, wrote: “If the

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Columnists
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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Apologetics
Nick Chui

How does His dying save me?

The following was a response to an inquirer who was troubled by the Christian language of Jesus’ saving death. How is it possible that God

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Family
Angie Windnagle

What Ms. Frizzle Taught Me

(This post originally appeared on www.yellowpelican.net) It started with an episode of the Magic School Bus and ended with a trip to Urgent Care. Last

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family
Columnists
Russell Brewer

Salvation through Wrinkles

“I prefer a family with tired faces from generous giving, to a family with faces full of makeup that know nothing of tenderness and compassion.

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Columnists
Nicene Guy

Lent and Love

What is the point of the Lenten sacrifices [1]? Why do we fast on some days, abstain from meat on others, and then also give

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Life
Lianna Mueller

Sacrifice and Solidarity

Lent is a time of increased prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Paragraph 1438 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church tells us that: “The seasons and

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Columnists
Amy Atkinson

Lessons From The Desert

“To receive the grace of God, you must go into the desert and stay awhile.” – Blessed Charles de Foucauld Every Christian must enter the

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