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Take Up Your Cross

“Like Naaman, I was overlooking the simple, everyday things the Lord was asking me to do as ‘not enough.’I was looking for some big, grandiose suffering instead.” – Sarah Yurgelaitis

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War and Peace

The Pillar of the Family The basic moral principle of Domestic Society is: the family is the natural unit of society and the right of

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The Paradox of Pain

“Christ does not delay when we hand all it to Him.  His is the paradoxical response, the response of His Divine Mercy, in which the forgiveness we offer heals our own hearts.” – Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell

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The Fix

“It’s ok to be creative as Catholics, to seize upon little opportunities to share Christ with someone with your lips, to be Christ to someone with your kindness. Especially when the forgotten, the lost, the dejected, and the hurting who have no one else to turn to present themselves.” – Rob Marco

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Preparing for Pentecost with Mary

“As the Father and Son are completing the Paschal Mystery and preparing to give them the Holy Spirit, it is Mary who is preparing her children for this great event.  And of course, what she does with them is what she wants to do with us.” – Fr. Jeremiah Shryock

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The Risen Lord Present in the World Today

“How is the Risen Lord present to us?  He is not simply present in the world – one presence among other presences.  He is present to the world through His mystical body holding the whole world together.” – Dr. Anthonly Lilles

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One-Time Spiritual Direction in a Retreat Setting

“Many of us will have the opportunity to experience one-time spiritual direction while on retreat. It can be valuable, but there are certain cautions that experienced directors offer about what to expect and how to make the best use of that single meeting.” – Claire Dwyer

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The Precious Gift of Old Age

Our Steadfast Hope The principle of strength through weakness is not a mere paradox, a formula invented to shock people out of their complacency. The

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Refocusing on the Ascension of Jesus

“The Ascension of Jesus reveals that while our existence necessarily involves this present world, it most certainly does not end with this present world.” – Fr. Matthew MacDonald

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They Might Be Saints

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “They Might Be Saints” where we interview Michael O’Neill on his new book about the great

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Fixing vs. Facing

“It is only when we face the fuller depths of our humanity – in all its beauty and brokenness – that we can die with Christ and rise with him.” -Fr. Derek Sakowski

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Exorcist Diary: Demons Witness to Sanctity of Knights of Columbus Founder

“The exorcism was moving forward but when Fr. McGivney was invoked, it was taken to a new level. Upon reflection, we were not surprised that Fr. McGivney was so effective against demons of freemasonry since he had dedicated his life to an alternative: the Knights of Columbus.” – Monsignor Stephen Rossetti

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