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30th September 2016

Our future on this planet, exposed as it is to nuclear annihilation, depends upon one single factor: humanity must make a moral about-face.

~~Pope John Paul II


John Paul II: “It is Jesus that you seek when you dream of happiness"

“It is Jesus that you seek when you dream of happiness; He is waiting for you when nothing else you find satisfies you; He is the beauty to which you are so attracted; it is He who provoked you with that thirst for fullness that will not let you settle for compromise; it is He who urges you to shed the masks of a false life; it is He who reads in your hearts your most genuine choices, the choices that others try to stifle.”

Pope John Paul II

Religious/Theological Reflections

John Paul II: "without the love of Jesus, everything is useless”

“What really matters in life is that we are loved by Christ and that we love Him in return. In comparison to the love of Jesus, everything else is secondary. 14 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

Saints of Korea

We celebrate the feast of the Korean saints Andrew Kim, Paul Chong and companions today. Pope John Paul II called the Korean church unique, because it was founded by laypeople. 145 more words


Past-izing, 9/11, and why "Now" lasts more than a minute

When I was young I had an intense fascination with ancient things.  I read musty old library books with pictures of fossil bones and unwrapped Egyptian mummies.  670 more words

Beech soccer running District 9-AAA gauntlet

Most high school soccer teams play more district matches on the back end of their schedule, but Beech has a two-week stretch where its postseason path will mostly be carved out. 421 more words


The joyful Catholic Home and other thoughts I'm pondering these days

Do you know Parenting with Grace by Greg Popcak? I absolutely love this book and I think it is very inspiring for thriving families! Reading this wonderful book and pondering the thoughts of the authors I felt I wanted to share what I have learned lately. 332 more words

Family Life