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Capernaum and Tarsus

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Happy feast of Sts. Peter and Paul (once again)!

Without ever intending to, I have somehow grown to appreciate these two in such a big way. I have come to know more about myself in studying both of these ideal disciples. Read the rest of this entry »


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June 29, 2012 at 12:44 pm


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My theological studies are humbling. I can honestly say that I never get tired of learning more about God, his Son and his Word. Everything that I learn reveals that I know so little. Read the rest of this entry »

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September 21, 2011 at 12:28 pm

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If you don’t doubt, you won’t grow

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August 9, 2011 at 8:59 am

Excerpt of Jacques Fesch

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Bl. Jacques Fesch (1930-1957)

I am currently reading a book called Light Over the Scaffold and Cell 18: The Unedited Letters of Jacques Fesch.   He was executed in France for the murder of a police officer on October 1, 1957 at the age of 27, a crime he never denied, although he did shoot his gun without his glasses on and could not see that it struck anyone.  What makes him special?  He’s being considered for beatification by the Church. Read the rest of this entry »

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February 8, 2010 at 11:02 pm

How a Catholic Deals With Divorce

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On Labor Day weekend (2009), my husband and I had an argument—a grave argument that ended our marriage.  I won’t go into details yet, but it should suffice to say that I was devastated.  Of course, I was sad that I would lose my husband, my best friend, but I was devastated because of my beliefs about marriage.   I am, after all, a converted Catholic of nine years.  Read the rest of this entry »

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February 7, 2010 at 11:05 pm

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