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Marian Consecration Anniversary - Mary's Role in God's Love Story - Catholic Church

Marian Consecration Anniversary – Mary’s Role in God’s Love Story for Us

Marian Consecration was no easy task. In fact, I am wondering if I was undergoing a spiritual attack of some sort. Nothing seemed to be going right. The weather interfered. Confirmation classes I was teaching interfered. My own stubbornness, lack of understanding, and inability to love better interfered. When it all came together and I got it, …

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Sunrise - Crazy Catholic Prophecies & the 100 Year Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima & the Miracle of the Sun

Crazy Catholic Prophecies, the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima, & the Miracle of the Sun

On the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s promised Miracle of the Sun, modern man asks if there is truth to such crazy Catholic prophecies or if they are nothing more than Friday the 13th superstitions? Skeptics wonder why we bother with such ideas. Christians find Marian appearances and devotion to her Immaculate Heart heretical. Saddest of all, social …

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Praying Single Mom

Prayers of a Catholic Single Mom

In a scene from the movie The War Room Miss Clara (Karen Abercrombie) asks Elizabeth (Priscilla Shirer) to describe her faith. Elizabeth says she’s like “most people” with faith that is neither red hot nor ice cold, but  lukewarm. At this point, Miss Clara hands Elizabeth a cup of lukewarm coffee which Elizabeth almost spits out. The point is well made. It also hits home. Had …

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Jesus Raises Lazarus from the Dead

So Perturbed & Deeply Troubled, Jesus Lets Death Happen…

So. One little word, SO much meaning. So. “So what?” shows total indifference and may make you want to shake your preteen. “So who cares?” shows disguised heartbreak and may make you want to hug your wounded child. “So big deal!” shows arrogant defiance and may make you want to throw in the parenting towel altogether. Sometimes though, so simply …

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