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Let God Be The Judge

One of the greatest moments of clarity I ever experienced while investigating the Catholic Church was when I came to understand a simple truth: Life is sacred; plain and simple. While I know it may be elementary to many,  this simple truth helped me unlock the answers to all my confusion on the Church’s teachings. […]

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Let Him Who Is Without Sin Cast the First Stone

During Lent, one of the daily scriptures read was the famous scene in the eighth chapter of the Gospel according to John. Jesus has returned to the temple area and begins teaching all the people. The scribes and Pharisees brought to Him a woman they claim was caught in adultery. Being in the court area, […]

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Remain in Me.

Jesus said to his disciples: “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and every one that does he prunes so that it bears more fruit. You are already pruned because of the word that I spoke to you. […]

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Trust and Forgiveness

Let me start out by saying this isn’t a happy story. This is the story about how I let God down. I know everyone does form time to time. But recently I have been very spiritually weak. I have noticed things that have made me aware of this spiritual weakness, like the fact that I […]

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What Are People For?: Les Miserables Musings

Last Sunday when viewing Thomas Hooper’s recent film Les Miserables, I was struck by its rich meditation on the human person. At first I assumed the French Victor Hugo must have been a practicing Catholic, though after a bit of research it seems like the Catholic influence came from his wife and her family. Hugo’s own […]

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