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Where to begin? A roadmap to get started on the philosophical quest

One blogger offers a list of “The best philosophy books for beginners.”

The ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes is said to have wandered the streets with a lamp during the day, “looking for an honest man.” Today, it might be said, some people wander the internet, trying to sift through an ocean of opinions to find wisdom. 862 more words


Colombian charity supporting youth wins November Lampstand contest

$515 will support the next project of the Santa Cruz Association. Congrats!

The Santa Cruz (Holy Cross) Association of Colombia won Aleteia’s Lampstand contest in November. 215 more words


How St. Lucy became a light in Scandinavia

The martyr who died in Italy became the most popular saint of the North.

During the 3rd century a girl named Lucy (Lucia in Latin) was born to noble parents. 331 more words


The Feast of St. Lucy

Photo of the Day: December 13, 2017

The ‘Kongl. Teknologkoren’ choir performs at the Seglora church near the open-air museum, Skansen, in Stockholm, Sweden, on St. 34 more words


Advent Light: What sort of yoke is this, that brings rest?

A reflection and prayer for December 13, 2017, Day 11 of Advent

Jesus said to the crowds:
“Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened,

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Teens and screens: How to avoid internet addiction

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At times, adolescents may seek in technology the security they can’t find in themselves.

Today’s new technologies are excellent, because they improve people’s lives. 715 more words


Why keep the holy days hidden?

We see what people care about by the energy they put into it. Parishes should take note.

You might well think the parish didn’t want anyone to come to Mass for the Immaculate Conception. 757 more words