life

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Life Without a Best Friend

As far back as I can remember I’ve always had a best friend. In the early days of grade school it was the kid I would hang out with everyday at recess, the one whose house I would go spend the night at on the weekends. In the later years of high school and in […]

Jesus

Consolator.

“And whensoever He entered, into towns or into villages or cities, they laid the sick in the streets and besought Him that they might touch but the hem of His garment, and as many as touched Him were made whole.” – Mark 6:56 One day you receive word that there is a man in town, […]

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Contraception is Stupid (Among Other Things)

Last time I wrote about contraception, I discussed its stupidity from a purely biological perspective. Now I wish to approach the topic from a different point of view, one that was brought up by a few people who commented on my post both here on The Papist and on Facebook. It is a point of […]

Mary

My Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

I was blessed to go on a pilgrimage to Medjugorje last month. Medjugorje is a town in Bosnia where Mary the mother of God has been appearing for the last 30 years, as witnessed by six visionaries. It was amazing attending Mass twice a day, going to confession twice in a week, climbing Apparition Hill […]

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Waiting to Live

In the future, things will be better. You’ll be done with school, have that dream job and finally begin to enjoy life! But for now, you will live life waiting to live. Why do we settle for mediocrity by thinking we’ll begin to live life only when x or y or z happens? Here are […]

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