What Are We Waiting For? — Integrated Catholic Life™

We should each make one firm decision right now, even before we finish reading this reflection. Let us all agree

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Essential Lessons from the Life of John the Baptist — Integrated Catholic Life™

“In a manner similar to how God sent St. John the Baptist, we too are called and sent by God

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A Season of Hope — Integrated Catholic Life™

This post treats of the theological virtue of hope as desire and confident expectation of eternal joy. Advent is a

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Thanksgiving and Eucharist — Integrated Catholic Life™

For Americans, the term “Thanksgiving” conjures up images of turkey and cranberry sauce, parades and bowl games.  These are “traditions” that

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Carmelite Musings | You Are Good — Integrated Catholic Life™

Individually, we’re each going through our own life journey…whatever that looks like. Interpersonal struggles. Struggles with the past. Struggles within

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A Day of Gratitude or Mourning? — Integrated Catholic Life™

Last December 16, we marked the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrims’ disembarking in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and this year we celebrate

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Keeping the Great Commandment — Integrated Catholic Life™

Hear O Israel!  Most have heard of the Great Commandment – to love God with your whole heart and your

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An Eternal Hope for Healing — Integrated Catholic Life™

“Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the

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Bartimaeus — Outrageous Faith — Integrated Catholic Life™

The story of Bartimaeus, the blind beggar who met Jesus on the road to Jericho, is a dramatic event from

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The Prophetic Witness of the Catholic CHurch — Integrated Catholic Life™

“Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, but to use any violence to get what

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