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Moment to Moment

I’m not a guy who plans much out; I’ve been told I live my life by the seat of my pants, and honestly it’s very true.  I plan big things, sure: I know that I want to have a family someday and that ideally I’d like to act for a living, but what I’m doing […]

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St. Francis, the Birds and the Beasts

Filled with awe, he asked [the birds] if they would stay awhile and listen to the Word of God. He said to them: “My brother and sister birds, you should praise your Creator and always love him…It is God who made you noble among all creatures, making your home in thin, pure air. Without sowing […]

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Sacred Realism: William Holman Hunt’s “Finding of the Saviour in the Temple”

Note: This article is part of a continuing series on Catholicism and art. William Holman Hunt (1827-1910) was an English artist who created realistic, richly detailed and symbolic renderings of sacred scenes.  He was a founding member of the group of artists known as the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, which advocated returning to the observation of nature and looking back to the […]

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You Are Beautiful

Our American society today is obsessed with physical beauty.  It pressures people to be thinner, fitter, younger, sexier. The plethora of products, treatments, surgeries, pills, crash diets, makeup, and programs designed to change our appearance to fit the impossible standards of “perfection” is vast and ubiquitous.  Everywhere you look, be it TV, magazines, the internet, […]

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The Pornification of Our Culture

This is something that has been on my mind for years. It wasn’t until recently that more solid information came my way that I decided I needed to put this down into words. The way in which our culture is on a downward spiral into destruction needs to be addressed. Looking at this massive and […]

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