Monthly Archives: November 2012

Ubi Caritas

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Faith in the Theater: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

By Guest Blogger Joe Fessenden November 24, 2012 For several months, I have been asked to write a blog entry about the intersection between faith and media—movies, music, etc.—and I have been rolling it around in my head. Well, my … Continue reading

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Faith Healing

By Guest Blogger Tom Neal No Pain, No Gain I was speaking with someone recently about the influence of our ‘therapeutic culture’ on Christianity in the U.S., and especially on the ‘healing’ movements that seek quick and easy and pain free … Continue reading

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Vatican II’s Lay Genius

By Guest Blogger Tom Neal This post began with a hope to simply offer a few brief thoughts on an interview I heard, but as you see my meandering mind got the best of me. Like most of my posts it’s … Continue reading

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St. Maximus on Love

By Guest Blogger Tom Neal I was praying with St. Maximus the Confessor’s exquisite writings in the Philokalia, and came across a rich text. After talking about struggling in prayer to detach ourselves from our disordered love of the world (i.e. our … Continue reading

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Needing a Martyr’s Faith

By Guest Blogger Cardinal Francis George Fifty years ago, the Second Vatican Council called on Catholics to evangelize, to convert the world to Christ alive in his body, the church. For various reasons, that call was transformed and reduced into … Continue reading

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Protecting the young from Internet Porn

WHAT CAN CATHOLIC PARENTS DO TO PROTECT OUR CHILDREN FROM INTERNET PORNOGRAPHY? By Guest Blogger Brandon Vogt Parents have two main missions when it comes to pornography. In the words of C.S. Lewis, they must both cut down jungles and … Continue reading

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