Serviam Blog

Writing about faith, life, church, society and everything in between in an unapologetic Catholic perspective with Christ at the centre.
Pray Anyways

Pray Anyways

Written by: Sandra Walfisz Dry seasons in our faith can come with many different feelings attached to it. Sometimes we can feel unmotivated, struggle to feel God’s presence or just overall numb. Objectively speaking, we always know that God never abandons us, although...

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Storm of Fire and Blood: A Review

Storm of Fire and Blood: A Review

Written By: Gregory Watson I don’t often review books, but when I do, it’s because they’re epic! With Christmas coming soon, you might still be looking for that perfect gift. A couple years ago, I reviewed Dr. Taylor Marshall's novel Sword and Serpent. Since that...

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Christ The King

Christ The King

Written By: Tanya Granic Allen Say it again. Christ the King. Not Christ a King, but Christ THE King. Saying these words helps me to understand that Christ is the King of the world, of the universe. I need this reminder as it seems our world has lost focus of who is...

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The Power Of Connection In A Disconnected World

The Power Of Connection In A Disconnected World

Written By: Sandra Walfisz When you go to a store and are heading to the checkout, are you more likely to go to the self-checkout or the cashier? If you need to get in touch with someone or ask a question are you more inclined to send them a text/email or do you call...

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Here’s to Waking Up Early

Here’s to Waking Up Early

Written By: Patrick Sullivan I have yet again performed the successful feat of waking up at an ungodly hour, and it seems that my body would prefer it this way. For I am not only more awake when I let my internal clock do its own thing, but I am much more productive,...

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What I Have Learned…

What I Have Learned…

Written By: Melissa Watson I have been on this earth now for over 30 (ahem almost 40) years and while I still have a lot to learn here is some wisdom I feel is mine to impart. You come across so many people in your lifetime and it truly is about how you choose to see...

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Toxic Hollywood

Toxic Hollywood

Written By: Tanya Granic Allen We’ve all read the headlines. Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Ben Affleck, Steven Segal- it seems like half of Hollywood is being accused of sexual assault and harassment these days. It’s all quite shocking. Until you realize it really...

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The Simplicity Of The Saints

The Simplicity Of The Saints

Written By: Sandra Walfisz Throughout the month of November we remember all our loved ones that have passed, but we also turn our focus to the saints. If you think about it, there is something uniquely fascinating about the saints. They ran the same race that we are...

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Enculturation and What It Means For Evangelization

Enculturation and What It Means For Evangelization

Written By: Patrick Sullivan If there ever was a self help group worth analyzing it may just be the one attended by Catholics who fear themselves. And not just their abilities, not their mutant powers or evolving humanity, but their own personalities. You see, there...

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