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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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Perhaps we should all just be Anglican…..

During the Synod on the Family which has now concluded, the painful situation of offering or withholding communion from those who are divorced and remarried is on the table. As progressive as we would all like to think we are, this is not a new issue. Anyone out in the audience ever heard of St. […]

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Jesus, the model parent

There are so many ways in which I wish I could be more Christ-like. Of course, we all strive for these qualities, as we should, but it never ceases to amaze me how many new and different ways Christ shows me the ways to be better than I am. I realized another facet recently. Patience. […]

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