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Living That Still More Excellent Way

by Lindsay Schlegel   The first section of today’s first reading is kind of a gut punch for me. At the end of each day, I’m accustomed to considering what I did and what I didn’t do. But [...]

I Ain’t No Saint

By Sharon Wilson   We are all to strive to sainthood, but I am not sure I will ever make it. In looking at the virtues infused into our great battery of saints, many seem unattainable in my [...]

Inheriting the Dirt

by Danielle Bean   In today’s Gospel, Jesus shares a pretty challenging teaching: “Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude and insult you, and denounce your name as evil [...]

The Benefits of Giving a Day to the Lord

By Allison Gingras Remember when Sundays were sacred? The Catechism of the Catholic Church reminds us they still are. “On Sundays and other holy days of obligation, the faithful are to [...]

I Wonder (Pondering Jesus’ Childhood)

By Alyssa Bormes Sometimes I wonder what Jesus and John the Baptist did as kids. Sometimes I have wondered about it so much that I started a list of questions; I just found the list. Some of [...]