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A Fasting Florilegium

“Consumerism, instead of satisfying needs, constantly creates new ones, often generating excessive activism. Everything seems necessary and urgent and one risks not even finding the time to be alone with oneself for a while. 999 more words

Lent

The Victory of Suffering is in Love

The Redemptive Power of Suffering

I was thinking the other day about the problem of suffering in the world – and how the Redemption carried out by Christ in His passion and death on the cross gave a new meaning to this problem of pain that has weighed so heavily on humans from the beginning of time. 275 more words

Passionist Spirituality

Remembering the Gospel of Life Letter

Today we remember St John Paul II and his wonderful Gospel of Life encyclical he wrote and gave to the world 20 years ago!

Positively Pro-Life

Remembering the Gospel of Life Letter

Today we remember St John Paul II and his wonderful Gospel of Life encyclical he wrote and gave to the world 20 years ago!

Catholicism

A Ficterview with Two Saints on the Kasperian Proposal

Note:  A “Ficterview” is a fictional interview.

I was recently sitting down and eating my morning breakfast when suddenly Pope St. John Paul II showed up in order to grant me an interview.  640 more words

Sterlington dominates 2A powerlifting

The Sterlington powerlifting team finished a record day at the LHSAA Class 2A powerlifting championships with the boys’ second straight team championship and a runner-up finish for the girls. 282 more words

News

St. John Paul the Great: How Pope John Paul II lived and helped others live the new evangelization

In 1978, I arrived in Rome as a new seminarian, after six years as a Wall Street stockbroker. Talk about a life changer!

Ten weeks after my arrival, I found myself in St. 305 more words

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