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Writing about faith, life, church, society and everything in between in an unapologetic Catholic perspective with Christ at the centre.
Toxic Hollywood

Toxic Hollywood

Written By: Tanya Granic Allen We’ve all read the headlines. Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Ben Affleck, Steven Segal- it seems like half of Hollywood is being accused of sexual assault and harassment these days. It’s all quite shocking. Until you realize it really...

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The Simplicity Of The Saints

The Simplicity Of The Saints

Written By: Sandra Walfisz Throughout the month of November we remember all our loved ones that have passed, but we also turn our focus to the saints. If you think about it, there is something uniquely fascinating about the saints. They ran the same race that we are...

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Enculturation and What It Means For Evangelization

Enculturation and What It Means For Evangelization

Written By: Patrick Sullivan If there ever was a self help group worth analyzing it may just be the one attended by Catholics who fear themselves. And not just their abilities, not their mutant powers or evolving humanity, but their own personalities. You see, there...

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Franken-Fathers

Franken-Fathers

Written By: Victor Penney It's much too late for Halloween, but one can't help and think of a tinkering mad-scientist when coming across this story. Despite what the headline in The Sun suggests about womb transplants, no, daddies cannot become mommies - ever. That...

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Surrendering to the Mystery of His Providence & Love

Surrendering to the Mystery of His Providence & Love

Written By: Catherine Spada "For who has known the mind of the Lord or who has been his counselor? Or who has given him anything that he may be repaid?" (Romans 11:34) To question mystery is often the necessary means to acquiring faith, but to claim faith and remain...

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Laity, Lay More Fervently Into The Lord

Laity, Lay More Fervently Into The Lord

Written By: Catherine Spada I once wrote that grace does not always come to us wrapped in gold. Do not be discouraged by messy packaging, the abundance of grace manifests in the lowly. The opposite can be said then of evil, for Satan often comes to us not as the...

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Taming Of The Wild

Taming Of The Wild

Written By: Sandra Walfisz “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves.” -Matthew 28-29 Meek is not a word that we use...

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Day 9 – Novena to St. Joseph

Day 9 – Novena to St. Joseph

Thank you for joining us on our ninth and final day of our novena prayer to St. Joseph leading up to the Spiritual Warfare conference today. Let us pray… Glorious St. Joseph, foster-father and protector of Jesus Christ! To you do I raise my heart and hands to implore...

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Day 8 – Novena to St. Joseph

Day 8 – Novena to St. Joseph

Thank you for joining us on our eighth day of our novena prayer to St. Joseph leading up to the Spiritual Warfare conference on October 28th. Let us pray… Glorious St. Joseph, foster-father and protector of Jesus Christ! To you do I raise my heart and hands to implore...

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