Meditating on Mary in Advent

God, who had predestined the holy Virgin Mary to be associated with the most pure work of our regeneration, inspired

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This Advent, Find Time for Silence

Today we suffer from an onslaught of noise, and more than a little noise pollution!  Not that noise is always bad,

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Why the Nativity Story Still Captivates

t’s that time of year when those of us who know that there are treasures that surpass what the secular

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Give Thanks to the Lord for He is Good

As the country celebrated our annual holiday of Thanksgiving, it remains a reminder to Catholics that every day is a

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Advent Reminds Us What We Are Waiting For

On this first Advent Sunday, our readings direct us to the Lord’s Second Coming, not His first.  Why? Advent Reminds Us

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The Mystery of Montserrat: Sacred Mountain of Christianity

The quite improbable landscape of Montserrat captivated our visitors from afar. It seemed fantastic and otherworldly. The Mystery of Montserrat:

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God’s Inconvenient Call

Of all the miracles recorded in the bible, none has been derided as much as the virgin birth. The skeptic

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End of the Line for Roe v. Wade?

Starting December 1, the nine justices of the Supreme Court will begin work in earnest on what already looks to

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Overcoming the Fear of Rejection

All of us, in one way or another, struggle with the fear of rejection. For some, it is a constant

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St. Albert the Great: Saintly Scientist for the Modern World

Born on earth around 1200 and in heaven in 1280, Saint Albert the Great of the Order of Preachers is

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