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How Beautiful…

I will not abandon the Fulness of Truth just because somebody doesn’t live according to the truth that I love… Christ did not abandon me. I will not abandon Him. Advertisements

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That They Be One…

Many, if not most, of us are separated from loved ones – parents, children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters, nieces, nephews, friends, aunts uncles, cousins, etc. – either by long distance or by death. Sometimes for a short while and sometimes for … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI: Maximus the Confessor on Gethsemane and the Mystery of Redemption

Originally posted on Enlarging the Heart:
Pope Benedict is discussing the teaching of Maximus the Confessor (c.580-662) that Christ possessed a human and a divine will (as was subsequently taught by the Third Council of Constantinople in 680-681 after Maximus…

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Through The Virgin Mary

God came to us through the Virgin Mary. It seems logical that we can go to Him the same way. Mother Mary, pray for us and bring  us to your Divine Son, as you brought Him to us. Amen.

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Forgive Me, Father…

No, you do not have to confess this… If we did, I would have to have my own designated confessional.

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Even More On Truth…

Truth is its own argument, its own proof. You can rail against it. You can vote against it. You can deny it. You can attempt to redefine it. You can accuse it of falsehood. You can stretch it. You can … Continue reading

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The Road To Hell

The prize behind the prettiest curtain isn’t always what you are looking for…  Glamour and glitz may look good on the outside, but you probably don’t have to look too deeply before it starts to get ugly… Fast living eventually … Continue reading

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When You Are Empty Of Christ

If you take a bottle and pour the contents down the sink, is it empty? No. That’s because the the liquid that was discarded has been replaced by atmosphere.  likewise, if you take an “empty” bottle and half fill it … Continue reading

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The Visitation Reveals the Mother of God – Tim Staples

Mary, the Mother of God. Where do we get that? “How could Mary be God’s mother?”, we often hear. “Mary is only the Mother of Jesus the human!”? Our mothers are not the mothers of our nature, they are the … Continue reading

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Civilization And The Catholic Church

New page on the blog site.  Started out with the series by Dr. Thomas Woods:  The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization I have gathered the entire series here to make it easier to find the episodes you  are looking … Continue reading

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Image And Likeness…

We are made in the image and likeness of God. In His image, we are spiritual. In His likeness, we are able to create, in cooperation with God, new life – we are “like” Him. The devil cannot create life. … Continue reading

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God's Brush, Paint and Canvas; Hammer, Chisel and Stone…

Originally posted on The Catholic Me:
I was recently involved in an exchange with the friend of a friend, an atheist. He’s a good guy, and I have enjoyed going back and forth with him. At one point during our…

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Case For Christs Resurrection by Lee Strobel

This is a terrific presentation on the scientific and historical evidence pertaining to the Shroud of Turin.  And see more on this page: The Shroud Of Turin A very scientific approach to substantiate the reality of the resurrection of THE … Continue reading

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