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Earth Day Saint: The Spell of the Sensuous

St. Theodora by Zoe Blue

Happy (late) Birthday, Vesna!

“The most sophisticated definition of “magic” that now circulates through the American counterculture is “the ability or power to alter one’s consciousness at will.” No mention is made of any reason for altering one’s consciousness.

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Personal Testimony from One of the St. John Paul II Generation Converts

I was in high school when Pope John Paul II was elected to the pontificate. I grew up in a very nominalist Catholic family, raised by my divorced father and step-mother. 818 more words


John Paul II Stories: a link-up

Are you getting excited yet? We are just days away from the canonization of two holy and amazing men, Blessed John XXII and Blessed John Paul II. 369 more words


"Woven Through the Generations" (Palm Sunday Tradition)

Each year, on Palm Sunday, we would gather up a handful of palms at Church. We would fashion them into elaborate crosses. My mother taught me how to weave the knots, others would just make a slit in the palm and weave the other end through. 231 more words

Life Musings From A Reiki Master And Intuitive Animal Communicator

Breathe in me, O Holy Spirit

Breathe in me, O Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may all be holy.
Act in me, O Holy Spirit, that my work, too, may be holy. 45 more words

Catholic Prayers

Why Do Catholics Pray to Saints?

I typed that question to get your attention.  We don’t actually pray to saints – we ask their intercession.  “Ah, but there is but one mediator between God and man, and that is Jesus,” you might say. 447 more words


Show me the Course

“Steer the ship of my life, good Lord, to your quiet harbour, where I can be safe from the storms of sin and conflict. Show me the course I should take. 65 more words