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Allowing Ourselves to be Led

“The voice of the Good Shepherd calls us beyond our own resistance and beyond the life that we think will make us happy and towards the life that He wants, which is nothing else than a life of intimacy with Him.” – Fr. Jeremiah Shryock

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Woman–Happy Mother’s Day!

“Whether you are single, consecrated, religious, or married; whether a physical mother or not, the feminine gift of maternity allows a woman to mother another. Through her body, in her thoughts, her words, and actions, women engender life in others.” – Rebecca Sande

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The Lie of Lack

“The Opposition Voice always wishes to deny Gift by highlighting what we don’t have, what is missing, what we think we need. When we find an empty space in our hearts or in our lives, we submit to the greater lie—that we are abandoned, unloved, unlovable—and that we never can or will be filled.” – Grace Abruzzo 

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Overcoming Worldly Concerns

The Saints Prove That You Can Overcome Weakness and Temptation It is a strange thing how little we Catholics, who make so much of devotion

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Reading the Church Fathers

How to Read Early Christian Texts Before we can begin to examine the various writers and documents of the postapostolic age and beyond, we need

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St. Gianna’s Retreat Resolutions

 “We get a glimpse into (Gianna’s) emerging spirituality in her notes from an Ignatian retreat that she attended when she was in high school in 1938.” – Claire Dwyer

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Pain

“Running from pain causes us to develop internal coping mechanisms that atrophy our souls and wear at unsuspecting parts of our spirits.” – Megan Hjelmstad

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The Wounds of Love

“Jesus’ wounds are a visible sign of His total gift of self.” – Fr. Jeremiah Shryock

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