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The Touch of the Rosary

For our final post in the month of the Rosary we are very pleased to welcome a guest writer. Mtr Tracey Carroll has followed our posts on the rosary with interest and we invited her to contribute a post too. 390 more words


Be Good, Do Good, Be Light

Being good and doing good are two different things said our priest in a homily this weekend. One can do good but still be evil in the heart. 241 more words


Glorious Mysteries I: The Resurrection

On the first day of the week, at the first sign of dawn, they went to the tomb with the spices they had prepared. They found that the stone had been rolled away from the tomb, but on entering discovered that the body of the Lord Jesus was not there.

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Exploring Pope Francis' Mixed Messages on LGBT Issues

Why doesn’t Pope Francis seem to fully “get it” when it comes to LGBT issues?

Kaya Oakes, writing at Religion Dispatches, tried to answer this knotty question.   541 more words


The Trinity of Scarecrows

I know I haven’t posted in a few weeks; part of that is due to college, but it’s also partially due to talking with friends about Catholicism face-to-face. 1,113 more words


What this Catholic learned from a morning with some Evangelical kids

Though I’m Catholic, I recently was asked to step in as a substitute teacher for a speech class at an Evangelical-leaning homeschool co-op. There were seven students present that morning, ranging in ages from 11 to 16, all primed to give their first speech of the semester, an Introductory Icebreaker. 599 more words


A Serious Prayer

Last week I reflected about Blessing ourselves, how it is almost rote, no thinking behind it, and yet it means so much. This evening I would like to bring up another almost rote prayer, one that just comes off the lips without a lot of thought. 661 more words