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The Problem With the Friend Zone

This is a continuation (after a fashion) of this post.

The Friend Zone is more or less universally a negative place. The individual pursuing romance is frustrated by the fact that the relationship is stuck at the level of friends. 545 more words

Christian Life

Jesus and Grimlock

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Thirty-fourth Monday in Ordinary Time

From the Word of the Day

“These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever he goes.  They have been ransomed as the first fruits of the human race for God and the Lamb.  308 more words

Pope John Paul II

Blessed Miguel Pro (#FeastDay)

Blessed Miguel Pro (January 13, 1891 – November 23, 1927)
Beatified by Pope John Paul II on September 25, 1988
Feast Day: November 23 41 more words


Culture of Death

While the climate of widespread moral uncertainty can in some way be explained by the multiplicity and gravity of today’s social problems, and these can sometimes mitigate the subjective responsibility of individuals, it is no less true that we are confronted by an even larger reality, which can be described as a veritable structure of sin. 205 more words

11 The Constant Church

The Next Time We See A Pope

The last time I saw a Pope, I was just 8 years old.

I never got near him though, of course. The crowd filled Quirino grandstand, overpouring to the roads all around Luneta. 675 more words

Mercy And Compassion


“JPII says many people devalue the virtues in order to excuse themselves from having to live by a high standard.”- Men, Women, and The Mystery of Love…

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