Willful Ignorance

Everyday Stewardship: Ignorance is Not Bliss

Our lives our not our own and God has given them to us with a purpose and a plan. We can be instruments of God even if we sometimes say no to His requests, but we can never achieve our full potential without constantly discerning His will for us and responding in maturity. Click here […]

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Pope Francis

Pope Francis: Sundays are a Gift from God, Don’t Ruin It

Going to Mass brings the grace of Jesus Christ to each of our celebrations, he said, since it is in the Eucharist that we encounter his presence, love and sacrifice. The Eucharistic celebration, he said, is Jesus’ way of being with us and forming us into a community. Click here to read the full post

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Father McGivney

Father McGivney, My Father, & Me

Yesterday, we celebrated the birthday of Fr. Michael J. McGivney, a Irish-American priest who founded the Knights of Columbus in 1882 with a small group of parishioners in his Connecticut parish. What began in a parish meeting of a few has become an unbelievable force for good in our world. What is your idea to begin […]

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Broyles

A Case of Maturity

Maturity in our modern American society sometimes seems to be in short supply. So often we are about immediate gratification and we focus more on our wants instead of our needs. We find ourselves unable to see the big picture or the value of waiting for anything. This is true with money, possessions, sex, and […]

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Image of Jesus, the Bread of Life.

Bread that Satisfies Our Hunger for Peace

For Sunday, August 16, 2015, 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time When it comes to anniversaries, this August has been particularly poignant. Within a few days of each other, we’ve noted the seventieth anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan, the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and the […]

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Heroic Priesthood

Watch the Award-Winning “Heroic Priesthood” Film

If you haven’t seen “Heroic Priesthood”, you can watch the full ten-minute film at the link below. Please share it with friends and family, especially young men who may be interested in the priesthood. You can also purchase DVD copies in bulk through HeroicPriesthood.com to pass out in your parish or diocese. Click here to read […]

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Elijah

Under a Tree

What has God called you to do? Do you really think He would ask something of you and not give you what was needed to complete the task? Click here to read the full post

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Transfiguration

What we can learn from the Transfiguration today

“The purpose of the Transfiguration was to show us that it is possible with the grace of God to be transfigured to the divine spirit of life,” said Father Thaines Arulandu, pastor of Transfiguration Catholic Church in Edgeley. “That is the patronage of our parish, to transfigure our lives to be more like Christ.” Click […]

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Street signs showing intersection of Faith and Politics.

Faith Should Always Trump Politics

For Sunday, August 9, 2015, 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Presidential election politics are heating up and, unbelievably, the election is over a year away! It would be easy to become overloaded as this period of time passes by. As I am writing this, I think at least twenty-four people are running for President of the […]

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Transfiguration

Ten Things You Need to Know About the Transfiguration

This Wednesday commemorates the mysterious event known as the Transfiguration. This event can be hard for Catholics to understand. Why did it happen? What did it mean? Here are ten things you need to know: Click here to read the full post

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Monday

Mondays Aren’t Too Bad

So it is Monday and a world of workers who are fortunate enough to have Monday through Friday jobs are slowly moving into offices and businesses. However, a major reality is being overlooked by many of those sleepy-eyed workers: God has gifted them with another workweek! Click here to read the full post

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Cross

Everyday Stewardship: Striving for Maturity

Mature disciples come in all ages.  To test maturity one simply needs to ask the question given to us in the challenge of the Bishop’s pastoral letter: “Will I follow Jesus Christ no matter the cost?”  One cannot grow in a sense of stewardship if he or she is always “counting the cost.” Click here […]

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