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

It’s A Dream

It’s A Dream

Written By: David Gilbert Have you ever stopped to consider if you are living your life according to the stark truth around us? Or, are you surrounding yourself with false comforts to ignore reality and live in a dream world? As Christians, we need to be steadfast and... read more
The 15 Promises Granted to those who Recite the Rosary

The 15 Promises Granted to those who Recite the Rosary

The Blessed Virgin Mary promised to St. Dominic and to all who follow that “whatever you ask in the Rosary will be granted.” She left for all Christians Fifteen Promises to those who recite the Holy Rosary. Imparted to Saint Dominic and Blessed Alain de la... read more
Schedule for Pope Francis’ USA Visit this September

Schedule for Pope Francis’ USA Visit this September

The USCCB has announced the schedule of Pope Francis’ trip the United States from September 22 – 27, 2015.  All times listed are in Eastern Daylight Time. 2015 Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis to the United States of America Tuesday, September 22 (Washington, DC)... read more
Peter and Paul

Peter and Paul

Written By: Patricia Everaert, June 29 is the feast day of Sts. Peter and Paul. Between them they established the Holy See in Rome, we have our first Pope in Peter who was given the keys of the kingdom, and because of the zealous work of Paul the Church spread to the... read more
Laudato Si Part I: Humanism and Environmentalism

Laudato Si Part I: Humanism and Environmentalism

Written By: Lawrence Lam Without a doubt the media has been abuzz about the latest Encyclical from the Holy Father. (When is the last time you could say that about a Church document?) There was a lot of fear that the magisterium would co-opt David Suzuki as the new... read more
The Biggest Mistake Is the Denial Of The Devil

The Biggest Mistake Is the Denial Of The Devil

After writing about Live the Gospel Radically and Stop Being Lukewarm I received an email from a friend in response to them. Her testimony and life experiences as a military chaplain are very insightful. (I have been given permission to post the email). Written By:... read more
Christianity – A Terrible Hobby

Christianity – A Terrible Hobby

Written By: Patrick Sullivan The person of our times is almost always the dabbler. Our riches have done that to us; and we have consented to its effects like the best of the bourgeoisie before us. Sure we do not go by titles as baron and baroness, nobleman or woman,... read more
The Ache for True Fatherhood

The Ache for True Fatherhood

Written By: Naomi Toms On this day after Father’s Day, and on this feast day of St. Thomas More, a great and courageous father and martyr, I am compelled to say a word or two about our deep and ingrained desire for Fatherhood. Caricatures of fatherhood have... read more
Stop Being Lukewarm

Stop Being Lukewarm

Written By: David Gilbert The other week we sent an email about living the Gospel radically (I also posted it on our blog here). This email generated quite the response from subscribers. We had several emails thanking us affirming that it was just what they needed to... read more
Guard Your Heart

Guard Your Heart

Written By: Patricia Everaert As a single Catholic navigating my way through relationships with the hope of finding someone to call home, I often hear this advice: guard your heart. Last time here on Serviam Ministries I wrote about the gift of receptivity, which is,... read more

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