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

The Death of Religion

Written By: Patrick Sullivan The death of religion does not occur because one feels that he has been let down by the promises of this or that deity; or that stories passed down to him seem quite unlikely to be true. The death to the religious dimension of man (and the...

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Friends in High Places

Friends in High Places

Written By: Gregory Watson “With so many witnesses in a great cloud all around us, we too, then, should throw off everything that weighs us down and the sin that clings so closely, and with perseverance keep running in the race which lists ahead of us” (Hebrews 12:1)....

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The Scandal of God’s Silence

The Scandal of God’s Silence

Written By: Lawrence Lam I’ll be honest. Most of the time I want to be a saint, and other times I think it’s too hard and want to forget the hardships of sanctity. But the dilemma faced by the missionaries in Silence is a temptation I pray literally to be delivered...

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Submit To The Will Of God

Submit To The Will Of God

Written By: Diana Nega A few weeks ago, I was driving with my mom in the car, and we got a chip in the windshield that grew into a small crack. The entire way, she was terrified that the windshield would crack into many pieces and would harm us in someway. It was a...

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You Are Not Welcome at Church, But You Do Belong There

You Are Not Welcome at Church, But You Do Belong There

Written By: Patrick Sullivan The only people who complain about not feeling welcome are those who do not feel at home. For either I am comfortably under the roof where I belong or I am tirelessly looking for a guest’s reception, one with the proper greetings,...

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Let Your Mistakes Be Your Stepping Stones

Let Your Mistakes Be Your Stepping Stones

Written By: Sandra Walfisz One scary word that we all know too well is “Future”. But another one that is just as scary or sometimes more…is “Past”. How many of us have looked back at our past and said, “If I knew what I did now I would’ve done things completely...

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Kingdom Or Kerygma – What Works When Evangelizing?

Kingdom Or Kerygma – What Works When Evangelizing?

Written By: Patrick Sullivan It is for obvious reasons that evangelization leans more in our time towards preaching the kerygma (i.e. the basic tenets of the Faith) rather than the kingdom, for while the kerygma presumes that the hearer know nothing about religion,...

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This Year – Become The Person God Created You To Be

This Year – Become The Person God Created You To Be

Written By: David Gilbert It is the beginning of a new year. It is a time to reflect and look back on the previous year (both the good and the bad), give thanks and to also improve ourselves for the year ahead. The ultimate destination for us is heaven. Only Saints...

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Ain’t No Party Like a Catholic Party…

Ain’t No Party Like a Catholic Party…

‘Cause a Catholic Party Just Don’t Stop! Written by: Gregory Watson Merry Christmas! That’s right, it’s still Christmas! I’m sure faithful readers of Serviam Ministries’ blog already knew that, but in case you didn’t, or more likely, in case you know people who don’t,...

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How Much Do You Thirst For God?

How Much Do You Thirst For God?

Written By: Sandra Walfisz I came across this quote from Bishop Fulton Sheen and it really made me think: “The reason we are not as happy as saints is because we do not wish to be saints.” Seems like quite a daring quote to make, but try and keep your mind open as you...

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