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“The Quest for the True Cross.” What a Movie That Would Make!

As you may know, today is the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. I found a pretty good short piece on the finding of the Holy Cross over at Magnificat. But as usual, I went looking for more. … Continue reading

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As The Holy Spirit Broods Over A Bent World, We Send Out The Children To Be The Face Of Christ

Full credit for the paraphrase embedded in the title above goes to priest, and poet extraordinaire, Gerard Manly Hopkins, SJ. I thought of it today as I saw photographs of the Catholic HEART Work Camp trip that two of my … Continue reading

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Rod Bennett Is On the Mission of Forming Intentional Disciples with the Smoky Mountain Scripture Study

And he’s asked me to help him out too, which means I’m inviting you to support this endeavor as well.

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The Real Culprit Behind the Attacks Across the Islamic World UPDATED

I’ve been thinking about the attacks to our embassies all across the Islamic world. Like the rogue character Gaston in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, me thinking is a frightening prospect, I know. But I cannot help but do it, … Continue reading

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A Petition For All Freedom Loving People to Sign UPDATED

  Notice: This petition reached the goal and was responded to by the Administration. Evidently, I’m getting ready for a Catholic Spring or something. After posting about the Facebook group all freedom loving people should join, see, I had another … Continue reading

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Because the Catholic Church Maintains Hope in the World

Just a few days ago, I asked if it was arrogant or audacious to seek objective truth during our sojourn here on Planet Earth.  A few tried to paint me into a corner (that I was both, and probably idiotic, … Continue reading

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Pray For Anu Garg? You Betcha!

Remember me and my pal Anu Garg? We went around the block a few times. Well unlike all the other times I’ve posted about him and his A.Word.A.Day website, this time my hat is off to him. Maybe caught wind … Continue reading

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For Thoughts from the Guide for Catechists, With a Little Help From My Friends

The next time the Easter Vigil rolls around, I will have been a Catholic 4 full years. But those of you who have followed my conversion story know that I sat in the pews with my wife, and later with … Continue reading

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To Introduce Blaise Pascal to Stephen Hawking? Why Not!

—Feast of Pope St. John I All over the news we read (and hear) that Stephen Hawking says Heaven is “a fairy tale story for people that are afraid of the dark.” The darkness of death that is. By the … Continue reading

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Because There Is Good News

You have heard it said, “it is always darkest before the dawn,” and you have nodded your head in agreement. At least those of you who have ever camped out know this to be true, right? These have been dark … Continue reading

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