Family
Kat Larson

Celebration of Life

My grandfather died in May. I have experienced the loss of several loved ones throughout my life; I should be able to accept death. The

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Family
Fr. Joseph Gill

Not of This World

G.K. Chesterton once said, “When you choose anything, you reject everything else.” There are certain choices that are all-or-nothing. When John decides to marry Suzie,

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Married Life
Br. John Joseph

Mary – Mother, Sister and Midwife

This article focuses on the vocation of motherhood and womanhood (looking also at fatherhood and manhood), in light of Mary’s role as Mother, Sister and

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Blossom Like the Lily

A few weeks ago, while in prayer, I found myself reflecting on the word “bloom” and wondered what God might be trying to reveal to

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Family
Guest Writer

On Blackouts

Guest post by Gerard M. Nadal. Something strange and beautiful is happening in the Church amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. A reawakening to intimacy is occurring.

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Dating
Guest Writer

Is it Okay to be Attracted?

Guest post by Margaret Graves. As the pain and thrill of attraction took hold in my head, my rationality lasted just long enough to ask,

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Columnists
Fr. Joseph Gill

Forgiveness, Chastity, and Faithfulness

Last Sunday’s Gospel speaks to us of some counter-cultural themes: forgiveness, chastity, faithfulness. Let’s look at some of these themes. First, forgiveness. This is a

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Family
Guest Writer

A Child’s Prayer

Guest post by Thomas Tan. Spirituality comes naturally to most children. From a young age, they feel an instinctive connection to other living creatures. They

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Columnists
Kat Larson

I Am Sorry, Mom

This weekend was a time of great significance. The Church celebrated the third Sunday of Advent, Gaudete Sunday (“Rejoice” Sunday), but it was personally significant

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Columnists
Fr. Joseph Gill

The Present of Presence

Our Orthodox Jewish brothers and sisters are quite strict in keeping the Sabbath. They take God’s command to “not work on the Sabbath” quite literally.

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Columnists
Erin Cain

As We Forgive

In Luke’s Gospel, we hear the parable of the dishonest steward. While this steward who squanders his master’s property is not exactly a model of

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Dating
Guest Writer

How To Be Single

Guest post by Jacinta Boudreau. Dear single Catholic girls, pining for your wedding day, for that baby bump and (of course) that “forever man”… I’m

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Created for Communion

Some Pharisees approached Jesus, and tested him, saying, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause whatever?” He said in

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Columnists
Fr. Joseph Gill

Environmental Influences

St. Padre Pio said, “The devil is like a mad dog tied by a chain. Beyond the length of the chain, he cannot catch hold

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Columnists
Nicholas Lye

Going the Extra Mile

“They gave not only as much as they could afford, but far more, and quite spontaneously.” — 2 Corinthians 8:3-4 Going the extra mile for

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Columnists
Kat Larson

The Father’s Blessing

God has been hard at work healing numerous deep wounds that had developed and festered within me since childhood. This current period of healing has

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Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

You Are Not Your Sin

In a fit of frustration and anguish (due to my own actions, or lack thereof), my husband did something drastic that he had never done

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Columnists
Kat Larson

A Friend

Last year, when I was living in New York and working at a truly horrible job, God graced me with several blessings in order to

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Columnists
Fr. Joseph Gill

The Father Wound

It has become popular in some Christian circles to speak of one’s “father wound” — acknowledging that pretty much everyone was screwed up by their

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