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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...

January 1, 2019

The holiday season is a great reminder for many of us that the promise of peace from the Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ, has yet to be fulfilled in many of our families.

The Holy Family had circumstances beyond their control–namely, the attempted murder of the Christ Chi...

December 21, 2018

The holiday season is an especially tempting time to liken God to Santa Claus. But God is not Santa Claus. Neither is he a system to be manipulated with just the right formula. God is personal, and prayer is about cultivating a relationship with Him. However, all relat...

December 13, 2018

Every teacher or person who knows a teacher understands that this profession is not for the faint of heart.

Especially as teachers approach the end of the semester, “You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout I’m telling you why…” Final exams will hap...

October 2, 2018

I had St. Therese's picture up on my wall during graduate school. I thought she was pretty so that was a good enough reason for me. But I was pretty sure I didn't like her. Come to find out, A LOT of people feel that way about St. Therese until they actually encounter...

March 28, 2018

A new and wonderful friend of mine wrote me an email looking for resources that talk about understanding God's plan. In short, discernment. She wrote, "people often say "x,y, and z happened and it all worked out because it was God's plan." 

The first thing I recommend i...

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