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From a letter to the Romans by Saint Ignatius of Antioch, bishop and martyr

The delights of this world and all its kingdoms will not profit me. I would prefer to die in Jesus Christ than to rule over all the earth. 528 more words


In the beginning

With an Irish mother and an Italian father, it should come as no surprise that I was raised Catholic. From the Baptism through Confirmation, I’ve completed all of the holy sacraments, with the exception of Holy Orders and Anointing of the Sick. 385 more words

Mary Knoll

the words and silences that matter

This morning, on my morning jog, the car making a right turn didn’t stop.  It hit me.

The angry words spewed from my mouth; my adrenaline spiked high.  1,418 more words


Night Of The Easter Vigil

Saturday night I was invited to attend the Easter Vigil at the local catholic church. Yes, invited, because my dad’s lady friend Jackie had made the choice to become a Catholic. 682 more words

My Dad

pursuing adventures of a lifetime

The hubs and I found ourselves sitting in the little kid chairs in the crowded room; intently staring as the numbers flashed upon the screen.  My number soon appeared and in I went. 1,093 more words


Ash Wednesday

Lent has begun. Ash Wednesday marks the start of the season when we Christians are most clearly invited to remember the life and death of Christ. 345 more words

Being Catholic

From a homily on Saint Agatha by Saint Methodius of Sicily

Today we honor Saint Agatha, an early virgin and martyr. She is remembered for her chastity, compassion and her desire for living for Jesus alone. Below is a homily on the Memorial of Saint Agatha delivered by Saint Methodius, Bishop of Sicily. 360 more words