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Sharing YOUR Faith Story with others – ACTS? Baptist preacher? Samaritan woman? Sinners Prayer? Gloria Castro #Sharing YOUR Faith Story with others Pope Francis: A sharing family is a happy family – Pope Francis sites conviviality of the family sharing … Continue reading

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CWG: Finding Patience is too good not to share

Featured on CatholicWritersGuild.org Adventures of Faith, Hope, and Charity: Finding Patience by Virginia Lieto has all the elements familiar to most children: families in transition, siblings, new classmates, loneliness and puppies! For children, waiting for anything seems endless! Faith Livingstone, … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: Engaged? Keep it spiritual!

General audience: engagement is a path of preparation Vatican City, 27 May 2015 (VIS) – Engagement, the time devoted to laying the groundwork for a project of love taken on in full freedom and awareness, was the theme of Pope … Continue reading

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O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

I’m participating in the KEEP CHRIST in CHRISTMAS Blog Link-Up 2013 Be sure to visit as many links as possible, listed at the bottom of this post. On the first Sunday of Advent we open our hearts to the Lord … Continue reading

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Honoring St. Benedict

    “No one is to pursue what is judged best for oneself, but instead, what is better for someone else.” St. Benedict

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Review and GiveAway: 21 Ways to Worship, a Guide to Eucharistic Adoration by Vinny Flynn

A few months ago I attempted to add Adoration to my schedule as more than a once-in-a-while event. On my way home one afternoon I stopped at the chapel to pray for the 30 extra minutes I had. I felt … Continue reading

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I love this quote from Blessed Teresa of Calcutta: People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered: Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives: Be kind anyway. If you are successful you will … Continue reading

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Fasting and Feasting

Fast from discontent; feast on thankfulness. Fast from worry; feast on trust. Fast from anger; feast on patience. Fast from self-concern; feast on compassion for others. Fast from unrelenting pressures; feast on unceasing prayers. Fast from bitterness; feast on forgiveness. … Continue reading

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