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Catholicism is Impossible

December 29, AD 2017 1 Comment
Catholicism is Impossible

Earlier this week a friend of mine shared an article on Facebook, written by Melinda Selmys of Catholic Authenticity on Patheos. In the blog she describes some of the challenges surrounding the use of NFP, particularly the issues that arise when the risk of an unintended pregnancy are so high as to be unacceptable, but […]

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7 Weaknesses for Today’s Catholics

August 3, AD 2013 16 Comments
7 Weaknesses for Today’s Catholics

I’m a practicing Catholic. And by that I mean I am practicing, I’m not a pro yet. Just like the 11 year-old me used to watch Isaiah Thomas, Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson, studying their every move so as to imitate them later in the driveway, so I do the same with my spirituality. St. […]

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The Weak Who Shame the Strong

September 4, AD 2012 2 Comments
The Weak Who Shame the Strong

In his first letter to the Corinthians, St. Paul explains how, when God calls people, he does not base his decision on human criteria –  wisdom, power, nobility – but often chooses uneducated, unimportant and even despised people in the world’s eye to convert the wise, the strong and the “important”. Consider your own calling, […]

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Humility Still Matters

December 22, AD 2011 2 Comments
Humility Still Matters

In our so-called enlightened society of the 21st century, many people keep making the unfortunate mistake of confusing humility for low self esteem, meekness for weakness. As we await to celebrate Christmas, let us not forget this most important virtue that made God Himself to become mortal for our own good. A Creator becoming a […]

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