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The Lent Jesus Wants

The Lent Jesus Wants

As Lent began I was, once again, resolved to prove my love to God by making sacrifices that show him how much I love him, that I do indeed love him more than my comforts and my weaknesses. I had my plan, my list of what I’m giving up and what I will...

Judges & Ruth 

Judges & Ruth 

Everything Goes Wrong: Judges 1-8, 13-21  But a Glimmer of Hope: Ruth 1-4 Judges marked the period of religious, social and political chaos where “there was no king in Israel; every man did what was the right in his own eyes” (Jud 17:6 & 21:25)...

Join the Pope in Prayer

Join the Pope in Prayer

Friday, February 23, 2018, is not to be a Friday like any other Friday. Pope Francis has proclaimed this Friday a Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace, in particular for the populations of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and South Sudan...

Most or Must

Most or Must

The law of love unwritten. It’s not the arithmetical sum of specifically prescribed actions and no more. Just like there is no written law of how to be a good husband. There’s no good Husband’s Handbook that says how often he should buy his wife...

Love and Lent

Love and Lent

Ash Wednesday falls on Valentine’s Day this year. While many couples have decided to celebrate their love by going out for a romantic dinner earlier, over the past weekend, or on Mardi Gras, there is another solution sweeping social media: For those...

Death’s Déjà Vu

Death’s Déjà Vu

I was sauntering through the kitchen a few days ago and there was my wife reading a news story on the computer. She was shaking her head and the headline caught my eye: UK judge rules against parents, allows hospital to turn off baby’s life support...