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Faith

Amazon Catechism

Ten years ago last month, I had a conversion that led me back to the Catholic Church of my youth. I was filled with the Holy Spirit in a powerful, palpable way. It was intense. I hungered for knowledge and… Continue Reading →

Romans 5:5

Joy

Joy is the happiness that doesn’t depend on what happens. David Stendl-Rast #joy,#happiness,#acceptance,#wednesdaywisdom    

Celebrating Ten Years of Faith

April 16 will always be a very special day to me. In 2006, Easter was on April 16th. That was the day when my faith became alive. Over the preceding eight months, I had gradually opened my heart to God…. Continue Reading →

Rise!

I CALL YOU TO RISE! I call you to rise; Rise to a new day. I call you to rise, Live in a new way. Each day God calls His children near Him. Open your heart and respond. With each… Continue Reading →

Seeing is Believing

Three years ago, I went for a routine eye exam. When asked to cover my left eye and read the chart only with the right, I was stunned to find that I couldn’t see the giant E at the top…. Continue Reading →

Who’s On First?

What do you think about when the alarm goes off? I was convicted when I heard a homily yesterday on this passage: One of the scribes, when he came forward and heard them disputing and saw how well he had answered… Continue Reading →

God Who Comforts

“I am God who comforts you; who are you to be afraid.” Isaiah 51:12 I’ve had this phrase from the John Foley, S.J. hymn, Turn to Me,, in my head for more than a week now. It raises two questions:… Continue Reading →

Yesterday I went to mass, confession and adoration. I have been feeling disconnected– lost in and consumed by my own worries, struggles and fears. It was a gloriously sunny and warm day which is so rare for the Northeast in… Continue Reading →

Work Together for the Good

When times are hard, I want to “fix” things. I pride myself on being a problem-solver. More often than not, pride IS the problem. I want to improve things, work harder and push myself to do more. In doing so,… Continue Reading →

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