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And He Dwelt Among Us

In this chapter from his book “A Priest Answers 27 Questions,” Fr. Kerper reflects some of the most confusing questions of the Advent Season.

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Holy Innocents: First Martyrs and Pro-Life Patron Saints

On the fourth day of Christmas, the Church gives to us a somber memorial which concretizes what could very possibly become, thanks to elves and snowmen, an overly sentimental feast of Christ’s birth. Claire Dwyer reflects on the Feast of the Holy Innocents.

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He Speaks into Our Silence

“The silence of prayer is a surrendering of our own words and the noise surrounding us so that something far fuller can rush in – so that we can be “filled with all the fullness of God” (Eph 3:19).  So that the creative, powerful and eternally self-donating Word, the one Word that matters, the eloquent Word that contains perfectly within it all our poor scattered syllables of truth, can be spoken.  And in speaking, transform us within that silence to be a little bit more like Him.  In speaking, reduce our interior and exterior storms to obedient breezes.”
Claire Dwyer reflects on the necessity of silence in the spiritual life.

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St. Stephen the Valiant

In this chapter from her book “The Year and Our Children,” Mary Newland captures the courage exemplified by St. Stephen.

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The Secret of Saint Gianna

Meeting each morning as an opportunity for prayer and love – in motherhood, in the workplace, in the many nooks and crannies of the world – that is possible. And it strengthens us for the heroic, the impossible, the possible-only-with God. That is the secret of St. Gianna, Claire Dwyer reveals.

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Light Amidst the Darkness

In this chapter from his book “Meditations for Advent,” Bishop Bossuet reflects on Christ as light that guides our hearts during this Advent season.

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