Category: Love

I Am Thankful For…

Give thanks to the LORD, who is good, whose love endures forever; (1 Chronicles 16:34) As we look to our future, we can look to our past and current times in order to find much for which to be thankful. If we open our hearts, we can find hope in all things. I am thankful

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Always, Forever The Joy!

I consider that the sufferings of this present time are as nothing compared with the glory to be revealed for us. (Romans 8:18) A few years back, in a short moment of consolation, God, Our Father, impressed upon my soul they joy of eternity.  I hope you will enjoy this short poem. “Always, Forever The

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Love of God and the Joy Giving Our Will to Him

Finding the will of God in our life and then following that will is man’s ultimate test. The test by which we will be judged when we face Christ in judgement. Each of us searches for that will in our own way. The Catechism of the Catholic Church beautifully explains our search for God’s will.

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Nicholas Gilroy Our Lady and The Guardian

Nicholas Gilroy Our Lady and The Guardian I recently had the pleasure of reading Nicholas Gilroy Our Lady and the Guardian by Fr. Stephen Gemme and Deacon George. The story tells the tail of a young seminarian’s first year in high school. During the year he encounters personal challenges like most young men in their

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Heroic Parenting 

Almost everything we know about parenting we have learned from our parents. Almost everything our children will know about parenting they will learn from us. One look at the reaction of young adults at campuses across the country in the last several months and most reasonable people can come to the conclusion that we have

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Friday Challenge 

Friday Challenge The Challenge continues.  Throughout most of our lives many of us have had somebody older and more wise help us by giving us beneficial wisdom that challenged us to new heights.  Take the time today to pay it forward. Take the following steps and be a mentor: Recognize specifically the person’s skills and

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What is “mortal sin?”

What is “mortal sin?” With the current buzz about Pope Francis proclaiming certain acts a mortal sin, it may be appropriate to state the Church’s long standing teaching on how to determine if certain acts are a mortal sin.  This post is not about making a statement on the Pope’s moral teaching. Certainly, the items

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