Tag: Hope

A Call To Religious Life

Something amazing is happening in Lafayette, Louisiana. Our area is seeing a growing wave of male and female vocations. Today, we have 42 seminarians, of which most of the diocese is aware. What many don’t know is there are a ground swell of young ladies answering the call to religious life. Ground zero for many

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Advent Fasting

The pre-Nativity fast is often called “Phillip’s Fast” because it begins on the day after the feast of St. Phillip.  The fast was introduced to prepare the Church for a worthy celebration of the great and holy day of the Birth of Christ. The regulations for the fast were far more lenient than the Great

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Principled

Today, a holy person told me that people leave the Church, either those from the liberal or conservative side, because they are “unprincipled.” I was surprised at this comment, because principles did not seem to be a problem with these people who are leaving, especially Trads, who are migrating to the SSPX and the schismatic

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Demonic Activity Online – Part 2

Catholics are losing the ability for rational discourse. Reason is out the window and emotional responses have trumped argumentation. Debate is hardly possible. Sin creates confusion of the mind, and destroys restraints we should have learned as children regarding our emotions. I would like to put forward the plan for combating demonic activity in one’s

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The McCarrick Scandal – What We Know and What Should We Do?

As a Catholic who dearly loves Christ and His Church, it pains me to think about the current scandal in The Church must less put these words down on paper. However, my soul rejoices in hope of the truth being revealed and the Church being purified of the rot that has infiltrated at the highest

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Fear vs Fear Not

One of the most resounding phrases of St. John Paul II was his reiterated “Fear Not.” If he were on earth today, and I am sure he sees this from his place in heaven, he would say it again. The West, especially Great Britain, has fallen into a fear future. Those who are lukewarm at

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A Few Tips for the Laity

One, although I am not “lay,” being a consecrated woman, who made public vows. I can help some of the laity as to how to deal with all of this anger and feeling of betrayal. I have a long history of dealing with victims of sexual abuse, which goes back to the 1960s, and before.

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Character vs Personality – Part Two

The definition of “character” may be broken into two parts. The first would be a dictionary definition of all the qualities and traits of an individual—yours and mine, different, unique, singular. Or, character may be defined as the moral and ethical qualities of a person, a view of the soul, mind and heart of a

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