I Found My Life, When I Gave It To Mary

I Found My Life, When I Gave It To Mary

Written By: Sandra Walfisz July 16, 2016. The feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. It just so happened that my parish had a prayer service and adoration dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima that night. I found myself sitting in the pew, just looking up at Christ on the...
Tasting The Graciousness Of God

Tasting The Graciousness Of God

Written By: Catherine Spada “Without self-knowledge you have no root in yourselves personally; you may endure for a time, but under affliction or persecution your faith will not last. This is why many in this age (and in every age) become infidels, heretics,...
What Happens In Vegas

What Happens In Vegas

Written By: Lawrence Lam The Western world reels yet again from another mass shooting that seems to befall the US more and more often. As I observe news commentators continue to discuss gun control, radicalization, metal illness and prod for causes, I can’t help but...
That’s A Nice Door

That’s A Nice Door

Written By: Patrick Sullivan We have finally installed a new back door, which made sense because the old one was thin. It was worn out. It was well, not much of a back door. The new back door on the other hand is as plain as they come. It is thick enough to keep the...
Is the Cross Still Relevant?

Is the Cross Still Relevant?

Written By: Gregory Watson On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross, The emblem of suffering and shame. How I love that old cross where the dearest and best For a world of lost sinners was slain  (The Old Rugged Cross, George Bennard) A little while ago, a friend...
Finding The Joy In Suffering

Finding The Joy In Suffering

Written By: Sandra Walfisz Suffering tends to be the one concept in our lives and faith that we struggle with the most. We struggle to accept it, understand it, and live through it. When we think of this idea of “finding joy in suffering” it sounds like a complete...
Obsessed With Circles

Obsessed With Circles

Written By: Patrick Sullivan Of all the shapes it is quite fascinating that we have become enamored with the circle. As if the points on all others were somehow less than divine, many faiths have seen in its roundness the perfect image for this doctrine or that. And...
Teach Love

Teach Love

Written By: Catherine Spada “to educate children you must love them and love them all equally.” (St. Marcellin Champagnat) If we can’t love those who challenge us then I do not believe we love at all. Naturally we can’t begin to understand how...

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