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Dear Mayor Pete: A Testimony to Life

30 Jun

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“Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example…” (1 Tim 4.12).

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Protecting Grandma After the Pandemic

22 May

“Is this not in large measure what it means to belong to a family: to burden each other — and to find, almost miraculously, that others are willing, even happy, to carry such burdens?”
~ Gilbert Meilaender

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You Can’t Not See It: Of Helm’s Deep, Emmaus, and the Rosary

10 May

“She would of been a good woman,” The Misfit said, “if it had been somebody there to shoot her every minute of her life.”
~ Flannery O’Connor

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Free College, Fatherhood, and Financing Martyrdom

14 Dec

“I know that, if I do what I think God wants me to do,
he will take care of my family.”
~ Bl. Franz Jägerstätter

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Reasons to Send Your Catholic Kids to Protestant Colleges

24 Sep

“As far as possible parents have the duty of choosing schools that will best help them in their task as Christian educators” (CCC 2229).

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Saintly Avengers: The Seven Champions of Christendom

31 Aug

“The Christian and the hero are inseparable.”
~ Samuel Johnson

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German Lesson in a Graveyard

7 Aug

“Christ is everywhere; in Him every kind of life has a meaning and has an influence on every other kind of life.”
~ Caryll Houselander

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An Embarrassment of ‘Riches’

16 Jun

“The patron saint provides a model of charity;
we are assured of his intercession” (CCC 2156).

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Respect for the Dead: Normalizing It for Kids

6 Jun

“It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood.”
~ Fred Rogers

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Shopping for a Protestant Bible

9 May

“The idea of the unity of God’s people…is profoundly based in Scripture.”
~ Pontifical Biblical Commission

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