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April 7, 2020

Jesus looked at him and loved him. (Mark 10:21)

Do I believe I am loved, really loved, by God? Do I look at others with the same gaze of love in which God looks at me? Do I make an effort to make eye contact with people who are trying to speak to me and be fully present...

April 7, 2020

When I am tempted to always be doing something,

Help me, Jesus.

When I am tempted to be busier than necessary, 

Help me, Jesus.

When I am tempted to skip prayer,

Help me, Jesus.

When I am tempted to give in to distraction, 

Help me, Jesus.

When I am being hasty,  

Help me,...

April 7, 2020

The first time I read Josef Pieper’s book Leisure: The Basis of Culture, I felt I had finally encountered the philosophical and theological categories to explain the discomfort I felt in a culture obsessed with nonstop activity, imagery, and noise. Perhaps also being a...

January 25, 2020

Endow Weekly is comprised of a series of meditations based on Endow's study guides. This inaugural series will be on Setting the World Ablaze: Catherine of Siena. There will be eight meditations based on the eight chapters of the study guide. 

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July 24, 2019

Watching the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding when it came out in the theaters with my Lebanese best friend was the best free therapy I’ve ever received—no joke. We laughed and also cried tears of incredulity that a film could so perfectly capture our experience as first-...

The prayer advice in this article is based directly off of Fr. Robert Bolding’s homily on Luke 6:39-45:

“A good tree does not bear rotten fruit, nor does a rotten tree bear good fruit. For every tree is known by its own fruit. For people do not pick figs from thorn bush...

April 29, 2019

Q: In light of the most recent legislations concerning the unborn, what resources would you recommend for use in forming teens? 

A: The formation of our youth is an urgent need, especially with regard to care for the unborn. Parents, teachers, and other formators need...

April 19, 2019

In his encyclical Ut Unum Sint, Pope St. John Paul II wrote that “the Church must breathe with her two lungs!” Since I was raised by Egyptian Eastern-Rite parents and educated in Latin-Rite schools and therefore enjoy the richness of both Eastern and Western traditions...

March 17, 2019

Want to effectively evangelize? Get uncomfortable.

It goes without saying that one of the greatest modern evangelizers is the Ven. Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. It is unquestionable that he maintained an unquenchable zeal for souls during his entire priesthood.

H...

January 29, 2019

My priest-boss often says, “a school is only as Catholic as its faculty.”  Rare as it is, our school is Catholic because our staff, administration, and teachers are Catholic. We even drink “Biblical beverages” at our lunch meetings--just to seal the deal on the Catholi...

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