A Time for Heroes

Can you name somebody close to you that is heroic? If you can, you are blessed. We need many more heroes.  By heroes, I am referring to people who possess and try to live out the Christian ideal of Heroic Virtue. Heroes like: St. Therese, Padre Pio, Mother Teresa and Dorthy Day. These great people

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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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