Got Community? Give It Away

Got Community? Give It Away

Written By: Patrick Sullivan There is something about community that has the ability to break hearts in the best way. Whether it is the solid arm of a fellow as you together confront evil, or the joyful voice accompanying you in song before a large and eager group of...
Blessed Are The… Comfortable?

Blessed Are The… Comfortable?

Written By: Naomi Toms God takes good care of us. Of course, it’s only good and right to thank Him for all the ways He blesses us. As His children, we know that He leaves us wanting for nothing – and over and over again, we can see Him providing for us in ways we...
Charis-maniacs

Charis-maniacs

Written By: Sarah Gould I grew up on the rather ‘traddy’ side of the Catholic fence. It was mostly rote prayers and the Baltimore Catechism for me, with a high Latin mass thrown in here and there for good measure. So my first real visit to the University of...
The Ordinariate and Cultural Restoration

The Ordinariate and Cultural Restoration

Written By: Lawrence Lam A couple of months ago I was visiting with a friend in Houston and we attended Sunday Mass at Our Lady of Walsingham Church, which is the principal church of the Anglican Ordinariate, established by Benedict XVI as the structure for converts...
The Scandal of the Cross

The Scandal of the Cross

Written By: Raphael Ma “…but we preach Christ crucified, which is a scandal to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles” [1 Corinthians 1:23] When we hear this familiar line from St. Paul’s letter, I often think of the situation of those who do not yet believe, those to whom...
When God Says No

When God Says No

Written By: Gregory Watson “Trust wholeheartedly in Yahweh, Put no faith in your own perception; Acknowledge him in every course you take, And He will see that your paths are smooth.” (Proverbs 3:5-6, NJB) Over the past little while, I’ve had several conversations...
When a Bachelor Party Turns Catholic

When a Bachelor Party Turns Catholic

Written By: Patrick Sullivan It is difficult to discern at what point the bachelor party took a turn for the best. One might argue that it was during the intense game of mini-put, as tempers flared and humility was needed all around. It is also probable that the...
Eyes To See and Ears To Hear

Eyes To See and Ears To Hear

Written By: Naomi Toms “God isn’t invisible, He’s ignorable. … He’s there everywhere, if you are looking for him. But He also makes himself ignorable, so that if we want to ignore him, we can. We have that choice.” – Jennifer Fulwiler And yet, while we are freely...

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