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Beacons of Hope

By Fr. Gregory Dick, O.Praem.

A Perfect Storm

By Fr. Ambrose Criste, O.Praem.

20/20 Vision

By Fr. Ambrose Criste, O.Praem.

Writings About Saints

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St. John the Evangelist

St. John the Evangelist

Thinking on needing to preach on St. John the Evangelist, a story I had read in one of Fr. Groeschel’s books on spirituality came to mind, which I now share with you...

Feast of Saint Nicholas

Feast of Saint Nicholas

Jesus summoned His disciples and said, “My heart is moved with pity for the crowd, for they have been with Me now for three days and have nothing to eat. I do not want to send them away hungry, for fear they may collapse on the way.”

St. Justin Martyr, Philosopher

St. Justin Martyr, Philosopher

When the high school students begin their semester exams, and the seminarians begin their rigorosa, and the temple leaders seek to trap Jesus by starting an argument with a false premise—we briefly examine the role of reason and faith as modeled by the early Roman martyr St. Justin.

Writings For Spiritual Growth

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Feast of St. Matthew

Feast of St. Matthew

St. Matthew, former tax collector, cheater, liar, swindler, and all-round scum bag, but now great saint of the Church, Pray for us!

That Sinking Feeling

That Sinking Feeling

But when he saw how strong the wind was he became frightened; and, beginning to sink, he cried out, ‘Lord save me!’

The Prayer of Anguish

The Prayer of Anguish

“Queen Esther, seized with mortal anguish, had recourse to the Lord.” Have you ever prayed like that? At some point in our lives we have probably had this kind of anguished moment, or we probably will.

Thy Will Be Done

Thy Will Be Done

C.S. Lewis, in his work The Great Divorce, tells us: “There are only two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done,’ and those to whom God says, in the end, ‘Thy will be done.’ All that are in Hell, choose it.”

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