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What the Heaven is Marian Consecration?

So a few months back, I had a re-introduction to Mama Mary, just as things were taking a turn for the desperate. Since then, God has not-so-subtly brought me closer to his first disciple. Given to us through our Catholic student center a year before, Michael E. Gaitley’s “33 Days to Morning Glory,” a booklet-led retreat to Marian […]

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Book Review, Selfless: The Story of Sr. Theophane’s Missionary Life in the Jungles of Papua New Guinea

“After years in the Pacific Isles she possessed an eagerness far greater, deeper, and more mature than when she first came. But with the passing of time and under the influence of the Divine Master, she also more deeply valued the little things in daily life.  Not that this was anything new to her.  It […]

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Pope Francis: The Pope from the End of the Earth (Book Review)

As our beloved new Pope was traveling to Brazil for World Youth Day, I thought it would be fitting to learn more about the man whose simple demeanor and actions have so quickly captured the hearts of both Catholics and non-Catholics alike. Our good friends over at Saint Benedict Press were kind enough to supply […]

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Book Review: Joseph Pearce’s “Candles in the Dark”

“At some point, the life of a Christian can’t just be abstract, it has to be incarnate. It needs to become a concrete reality. The poor are the concrete reality by which our faith becomes incarnate.” -Joseph Pearce Our good friends at St. Benedict Press were kind enough to send me a review copy of […]

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