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By Virtue of Being Human

By Virtue of Being Human

This is the second letter in a series from Regnum Christi member Kelly Suter about her nursing work with Ebola patients in West Africa. Her first letter was published on the Regnum Christi website. (Click here to read it.) Dear Family and Friends...

Where are you?

Where are you?

“When they heard the sound of the Lord God moving about in the garden at the breezy time of the day, the man and his wife hid themselves from the Lord God among the trees of the garden. The Lord God then called to the man and asked him, ‘Where are...

The not-so-happy dance

The not-so-happy dance

Pride goes before disaster, and a haughty spirit before a fall. Proverbs 16:18 Every so often I say something that seems to hint at what the future holds. I don’t think this is because I’m a gifted seer, but if you offer enough advice, well...

Tombstones

Tombstones

“What does it cost us to say: “My God help me! Have mercy on me!” Is there anything easier than this?” – Alphonsus Liguori Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, cemeteries are really quiet! Last week I was looking for a...

Spiritual Virginity

Spiritual Virginity

To the pure all things are pure… (Tit 1:15) Quoted in segment #5 of John Paul II’s 57th Wednesday Audience entitled “The Pauline Doctrine of Purity as Life According to the Spirit” given on March 18, 1981, beginning our late pope’s catechesis on the...

Bah, humbug, boo Halloween

Bah, humbug, boo Halloween

Halloween is my least favorite time of year. OK, when I was a kid I enjoyed roaming about the neighborhood and amassing a shopping bag of candy. And when my own kids were little I enjoyed escorting them on their candy-collection expeditions. But...

Arthritic Hands

Arthritic Hands

“Understand this – there is something holy, something divine, hidden in the most ordinary situations, and it is up to each one of you to discover it.” – St. Escriva My grandmother’s arthritic hands were so swollen and bent that it was difficult for...