Category Archives: Faith Reflections

St. Padre Pio on Guardian Angels

You tell me that in the midst of the sufferings that oppress you, you often turn to me in your thoughts and you call me. Well, your good Guardian Angel sometimes transmits these necessities of yours and then I, in … Continue reading

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St. Thérèse of Lisieux

“Another time I was working in the laundry, and the Sister opposite, while washing handkerchiefs, repeatedly splashed me with dirty water. My first impulse was to draw back and wipe my face, to show the offender I should be glad … Continue reading

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William, my brother and my father

Originally at: http://www.joefessenden.com/2014/09/12/william-my-brother-and-my-father/ by Joe Fessensen This entry is a cross between a reflection, a rambling, and a eulogy. Take it for what it is. I debated how to go about this, and I’m going to do even less polishing than … Continue reading

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A tale of two churches

Originally at: http://www.catholicnewworld.com/cnwonline/2014/0907/cardinal.aspx by Cardinal George Once upon a time there was a church founded on God’s entering into human history in order to give humanity a path to eternal life and happiness with him. The Savior that God sent, his … Continue reading

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THE COVENANT OF MARRIAGE

Originally at: George Weigel by George Weigel My son Stephen and I spent an unusual, albeit unusually moving, Independence Day: We attended the golden wedding anniversary celebration of my friends Piotr and Teresa Malecki, which began with a Mass of thanksgiving in … Continue reading

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Getting to the Crux of why Catholicism matters

Originally at: https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/world/2014/08/30/getting-crux-why-catholicism-matters/eAyP1yaC0JzWav2ilmzEGP/story.html by John Allen Anyone conducting a global news search over the past few days under the terms “Catholic” and “politics” would find the usual wealth of material, including the following five storylines from around the world: ■ In the … Continue reading

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9/11

9/11 affords us every year the opportunity to reflect on the mystery of evil and suffering in the light of belief in the God of Jesus Christ. This year I offer a selection of quotes for your reflective meditation. In … Continue reading

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