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The Wedding Feast

Let me start off by saying that I love dresses. I spent a long time in my childhood as a tom-boy. I hated skirts and dresses and butterflies and flowers and pink and anything remotely girly. I think that I am now overcompensating for time lost in my youth, even if I still don’t love […]

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How to Enjoy the Mass

If I could get you to do three things to improve your spiritual life, they would be to 1) pray every day (for a set amount of time), 2) read the Gospels, and 3) enjoy the Mass.  The first two are straightforward enough, but the third can seem tricky. Matthew Kelly once joked that the […]

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Respect

I hope this doesn’t come off as too much of rant, but I truly think that respect is something that is lacking at Mass. As I have written about before, the Mass is the summit and culmination of much of our faith. There, we are truly in the presence of God and are there to […]

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His Truth is Marching On: Catholic Military Chaplains, Part Two

In my last post, I talked about the unique and challenging vocation of the Catholic military chaplaincy and shared inspiring tales of great men who embraced that calling all the way. True soldiers of God, military chaplains must be ready to preach the Good News and bring the Sacraments into the darkness that is war, even if it […]

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The Crux of Faith

If someone claims to be a follower of Christ, a Christian, then it should matter to him or her greatly if he or she is following Him correctly. To view all of the feuding denominations of Christianity can be disheartening, but I can help narrow down this field of choices quite simply. The central aspect […]

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