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Strengthening Families Part 2

Last week, I introduced you to Katie and Jules van Schaijik who are founders of the “Personalist Project,” a non-profit organization based in West Chester, PA, dedicated to the spread of “Christian personalism.” Personalism is philosophy that focuses attention on the truth about the nature and dignity of persons—a truth directly at stake in the deepest and most difficult problems afflicting our society today. 781 more words

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Strengthening Families Part 1 (A Spiritual Reflection)

Katie van Schaijik (and her husband Jules) are founders of the “Personalist Project,” a non-profit organization based in West Chester, PA, dedicated to the spread of “Christian personalism.” Personalism is philosophy that focuses attention on the truth about the nature and dignity of persons—a truth directly at stake in the deepest and most difficult problems afflicting our society today. 555 more words

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St. Monica Liturgical Ministry - Spiritual Retreat Day

On Saturday April 18, the liturgical ministers from St. Monica held its first (annual perhaps?) Spiritual Retreat Day. Besides updating procedures and rubrics, the day featured two talks by the Pastor, Fr. 59 more words

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How Do We Do This Prayer Thing? - A Spiritual Reflection

In continuing our examination on prayer, I wanted to refer to two resources that I have recommended to people who have asked about what type of prayer form they should engage. 663 more words

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Holy Thursday - The Homily

A number of people asked me for my Holy Thursday Homily.  An audio version is here below:

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Spiritual Reflection on Prayer (Third of a Series)

In the Gospel of John we see Jesus as an adult and the first words out of Jesus his mouth are a question: “What are you looking for?” ( 461 more words

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Spiritual Reflection on Prayer (Second of a Series)

When people speak to me about prayer, I often hear how people struggle with the practice. Some find it boring. Some find the exercise dry. Many are very concerned about how distracted they become when they pray. 588 more words

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