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A Lesson from Mother Teresa

“God has not called me to be successful. He has called me to be faithful.” – Mother Teresa In the space of these 15 words, Mother Teresa has done it again. This godly woman, known throughout the world for her sincerity of faith, love for the poorest of the poor, and acts of radical love in […]

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Pope Francis the Maverick Pope?

I was driving to work the other day and I was listening to NPR. I heard a story that caught my attention from the very first moment. The reporter said, “Pope Francis has been in office for just over two months and has been making headlines for many remarks that emphasize inclusiveness, contrasting sharply with […]

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The Greatest Love Story of All Time

“In one sense justification is an instant transformation by the infusion of sanctifying grace and agape, by which we are immediately translated from the kingdom of darkness to the kingdom of light. But in another sense justification refers to the growth over time in the agape which was poured out into our hearts by the Holy Spirit.” -Dr. Bryan […]

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Stopping Slavery and Seeking Justice

‎”The trade in human persons constitutes a shocking offense against human dignity and grave violation of fundamental human rights.” – Blessed John Paul II One of the most grievous human rights abuses in the 21st century is human trafficking, or modern-day slavery. Human trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world. It is second […]

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Want to Adopt a Cardinal?

With all of the politicking and guessing who will be the next Roman Pontiff, our cardinals need our prayers more than ever. On Wednesday, March 6th, the College of Cardinals held a prayer service beginning with the rosary followed by Eucharistic adoration, then Vespers, and concluding with a Benediction. Cardinal Angelo Comastri, the archpriest of […]

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