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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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SEEK 2015: Facing the Future

Mary Cortese, a Marine Biology major at the University of South Carolina, struggles with the same questions that most college freshmen do.  She wonders what her future holds, and ultimately, whether she likes what’s there. Along with 10,000 other students from across the country, Mary faced these questions head on and attended SEEK 2015. This five-day, national Catholic youth […]

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Keep Your Eyes on Christ

Here’s a challenge: look at a wall across the room and try to move your eyes slowly from one point on the wall to another looking at every point in between.  You can’t do it, can you?  You’ll find that your eyes jump quickly from one point to the next skipping over what’s in the […]

The Source and Summit of the Intellectual Life

This Tuesday I was enjoying a leisurely afternoon lunch with Vanderbilt’s FOCUS missionaries when the conversation turned to the modern university. As many passionate Catholics would, we lamented the rampant secularism present in universities today and spoke of the lack of respect for objective truth that is all too common in a university setting. We […]

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