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The Spirit of Advent in our Adventure

Only recently I realized that the word “adventure” had the word “advent” in it. St. John Paul II said “Life with Christ is a wonderful adventure”. Our path to Christ truly is an adventure, as our lives on earth are a preparation for heaven, dwelling forever with Christ. This season is a preparation for the Coming […]

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The Year of Mercy

The Year of Mercy is upon us! The Jubilee year goes back to the Old Testament when: 1The Lord said to Moses on Mount Sinai, 2 Say to the people of Israel, When you come into the land which I give you, the land shall keep a Sabbath to the Lord. 3 Six years you shall sow your field, […]

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The Pursuit of Truth

My parents have always told me, “To assume makes an ‘ass’ out of ‘u’ and ‘me’.” While neither of my parents were Christians, they did have a valid point. We know due to our conscience, and natural social consequences, that to make assumptions about another person is a lack of charity on our part. What […]

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I Was Hungry – My Conversion Story, Part II

Last month I recounted my unlikely conversion to Catholicism from evangelicalism after a spiritual tailspin during college. For brevity’s sake I didn’t describe the period of time between my first visit to the Catholic Campus Ministry and my confirmation nearly a year later, but now I’d like to share with my readers the doctrines and […]

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No, You Can’t Be a Christian Witch

I receive several messages every day in my Tumblr inbox. The great majority address the same dozen or so topics: my conversion, something a friend said about Catholics, clarification of a doctrine, prayer requests, relationship advice, and so on. However, other topics come in waves and I’ll be inundated with five or six messages about […]

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