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Benchwarmers

We see them. We see them every Sunday sitting on the pew during Communion. In fact, most of us have been in their position before. They sit there quietly, while everyone around them get up to partake in receiving the Eucharist. We all pretend we don’t notice them while we excuse ourselves climbing over them […]

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Book Review – Manual for Eucharistic Adoration

  From Tan Books: Mother Teresa once said: “The time you spend with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament is the best time you will spend on earth.” Mother Angelica and her Nuns, Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration, devote their whole lives to prayer and thanksgiving at the Feet of Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament. […]

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My Conversion to the Catholic Church

I have considered myself a Christian since I could think. My parents are of no particular faith. I guess you could say they are agnostic. As a child I was a creepy little person who had an obsession with the Bible, God, and church. I attended anything my parents let me. Everything was always Protestant. […]

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The Call

The Bishop for our diocese will be retiring soon, having submitted his resignation to the Holy Father. Recently, many of the local churches I attend have been offering a “spiritual bouquet” for him. Having sufficiently procrastinated on saying the rosary I’d promised, I decided to do it yesterday in between taking a test and class […]

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Holy Worship

Mass was wonderful this week. Sometimes, to be honest, it’s not. Sometimes I’m tired, agitated, and lukewarm. I get distracted easily. I lose focus. My mind wanders. Sometimes I just want to be entertained by a riveting sermon, flashy lights and captivating music. It’s a big transition from Sundays in evangelical Protestantism to Sundays in […]

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