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Objectively Disordered?

Sometime after I received my diagnosis, a thought struck me. It is official Catholic teaching that a person experiencing homosexual tendencies is ‘objectively disordered… 1,023 more words

Thoughts For Psychologists

The first feast of St. Mary Magdalene - what it does and does not mean

It’s odd. Pope Francis recently promoted today’s celebration of Saint Mary Magdalene from a memorial to a feast, the same category as the celebrations of most of the Apostles, and almost all I read can be summarised as “Mary Magdalene is now finally an Apostle, so we will soon have women priests”. 322 more words

Jesus Christ

General Assembly Follow Up #2 -A Study Committee

One of the biggest news items coming from the 44th General Assembly of the PCA was the formation of a Study Committee on the Role of Women in the PCA in local Church, Presbytery, and Assembly levels. 1,557 more words

Faith And Practice

Leviticus 8; Ordaining The Priests

07/10 Leviticus 8; Ordaining the Priests; Audio available at: http://www.ephraimbible.org/Sermons/20160710_leviticus-8.mp3

Historical Narrative

We’ve come to Leviticus 8, which resumes a historical narrative after seven chapters of instructions for the different types of offerings. 3,179 more words


16/7: Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

As always with a Feast day thread, bloggers are invited to share their thoughts about the Feast,  share favourite prayers and hymns, and any links which may help us to understand the meaning and importance of the Festival.   120 more words

Beyond Conception: Prayer and Action

Prayer and Action was created in the summer of 2006 to provide a “backyard mission experience” for the youth of the Diocese of Salina. Each week, a group of roughly 40-60 high school students show up and actively live out their faith by serving those in need around the community. 799 more words

Conception Seminary College


So: my Facebook notifications are full of pictures of people who look like my friends but who are wearing dog collars…

Over the last few weeks all but a few of my friends who left college this year have been ordained deacon. 524 more words