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Jesus' New Commandment

Jesus’ “new commandment” to his disciples that they should love one another (Jn. 13: 34) is simple. Or is it? If it were as simple as it seems, everybody would love one another and everything would be fine. 607 more words

Spirituality

The Paschal Mystery & Easter Joy

I did not fully understand the term “Paschal Mystery” until I read “A Holy Longing”  by Ronald Rolheiser.  In Chapter 7 “A Spirituality of the Paschal Mystery”  … 1,132 more words

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Eucharist || Heretics Abstain

Around the year 110 A.D., St. Ignatius, instructed under the Apostle John, penned a letter to the Christian community in Smyrna. The Holy Spirit used this man to give me greater Knowledge of God and thus to lead me Home to Jesus’ Church. 132 more words

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The Mission of Marriage . . . If You Choose to Accept It

Recently during Mass, Maggie, my 5 year-old daughter, grabbed my hand while we were listening to the homily. I thought she just wanted to hold my hand, but I was wrong. 906 more words

Family

The Problem of Pain

In “The Problem of Pain,” published in 1940, Lewis offered the reader this overly humble confession: “You would like to know how I behave when I am experiencing pain, not writing books about it.  392 more words

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