Erin Cain

Whom Do We Let In?

“When an unclean spirit goes out of someone, it roams through arid regions searching for rest but, finding none, it says, ‘I shall return to

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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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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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Mary Proffit Kimmel

Temptation and Triumph

I am entering the Church this Easter with a motley crew of candidates in RCIA.  Hilda, an elderly black woman, hails from the Bronx and

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