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Upward Falling, Spirit Soaring

Sweat is running through every pore on my arms, and my legs are warm. It never gets easier, but just like everything in life, the trials build endurance. 150 more words


Catholic Social Teaching 101: Care for God's Creation

Check out this great video from the USCCB and CRS on creation care, featuring Fr. James Martin, Dr. Carolyn Woo, and Cardinal Peter Turkson:


Drifting in the Caribbean

I was ready to go back home to Punta Gorda.  I sat in the eternal sauna that is the Belize City Bus Terminal, waiting for the 3:45pm bus to take the 6 hour bus ride home.  695 more words


Mary or Jesus? The Debate Continues

Mary: A Catholic-Evangelical Debate

by Dwight Longenecker and David Gustafson

Brazos Press, 2003, 240 pages

In this book a Roman Catholic priest and an “Evangelical” Episcopalian debate the role of Mary. 462 more words


The pope asked all priests to forgive women who had abortions—but for one year only

The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, the holy year of celebration and forgiveness of all sins for the Catholic Church, is beginning on Dec. 8, and the establishment is readying for it. 247 more words

The Cult of Little Nellie of Holy God, and the Magdalenes who lie unmourned beside her

Letter to the Editor, The Irish Examiner, Saturday, August 22, 2015

Dear Sir,

The Bishop of Cork and Ross, John Buckley, wants the body of “Little Nellie” to be exhumed from its grave at the now-derelict Good Shepherd Convent site in Sunday Well (Irish Examiner, 18 August). 1,144 more words

Pope Francis Will Travel Through Central Park On NYC Visit

Pope Francis will travel through Central Park when he visits New York City on September 24-26.

Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed the news in a tweet. 75 more words