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Rejoicing Anyway

If I thought my faith depended on feeling cheerful, I’d be worried. Since I’m a Catholic, I think faith is willingly and consciously embracing “the whole truth that God has revealed.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, 142–150) Faith is easier … Continue reading

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Prayer Routine: Month Eight

Jesus said we should always pray. Our Lord gave us pointers about prayer, too: the parable of the persistent widow and another about the pharisee and the tax collector. That’s in Luke 18:1–14. Maybe someone’s taken those verses and decided … Continue reading

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Second Collections

The neighborhood parish took a second collection again today. This week’s was to help folks hit by Hurricane Irma. The one before that was for those affected by Harvey. Folks in the Caribbean, Gulf Coast, and Florida weren’t the only … Continue reading

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Prayer Routine: Month Four

It’s about four months since I started a new daily prayer routine. (February 19, 2017) I sometimes forget the morning set, but not often. Having a printout of both sets next to my keyboard helps. The evening prayers are another … Continue reading

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