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Going Up or Down?

The Lenten season is about to commence, leaving us Catholics to start mentally preparing for our fasts.  But just in case you are still unsure of what you want to do, here is a list of 70 things to give up or take up for Lent.  An important thing to keep in mind when deciding what […]

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The Miracle of the Disappearing Smartphone

Something extraordinary, indeed miraculous, happened to me over the Thanksgiving holiday: I lost my smartphone.  I had been listening in my room to some sound files on it in preparation for a concert I would be giving shortly.  Thanksgiving dinner was being prepared in the kitchen.  Somewhere between listening and sitting down to eat, the phone […]

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Moment to Moment

I’m not a guy who plans much out; I’ve been told I live my life by the seat of my pants, and honestly it’s very true.  I plan big things, sure: I know that I want to have a family someday and that ideally I’d like to act for a living, but what I’m doing […]

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True Happiness Is Not Found On Earth

Happiness is what life is all about.  Everyone’s supposed to be happy all the time, right? Wrong.  Our society has made happiness paramount in our lives by trying to convince us that being happy is the only thing that makes life worth living; if you have all these things and still aren’t happy, something is […]

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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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