Faith & Life

LOVE NEVER FAILS

Not only is this issue of OC Catholic published on St. Valentine’s Day, but it’s also World Marriage Day and…

Faith & Life

MENTAL HEALTH AND FAITH

Mental health experts say that as we continue to endure the coronavirus pandemic restrictions, we face significant challenges to our…

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WITNESSING THE FAITH

During the Christmas holidays when our son Sean was visiting from the Bay Area, I received a hand-written letter inviting…

Faith & Life

HEALTH CARE HEROES

Healthcare is top of mind for us all in this terrible pandemic and perhaps now is the perfect time to…

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SPIRITUAL RESOLUTIONS

Lose 10 pounds. Train for a triathlon. Walk the dog every day. Go to bed earlier.  Maybe these aren’t the…

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GIVING AND RECEIVING

“Seeing with the eyes of Christ, I can give to others much more than their outward necessities; I can give…

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BITTERSWEET CHOICES

My mother and father enjoyed a long, happy marriage until Dad passed away five years ago. Their successful union might…

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CELEBRATE THE SEASON

As we prepare to celebrate Our Savior’s birth, Advent offers Catholic families a new season of anticipation, gratitude, and love. …

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CALL TO SERVICE

With four or more altar servers required at each Mass, it isn’t unusual for a Catholic parish to have 50-100…

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LIVING PURPOSEFULLY

Halloween is barely over, but my thoughts are on Christmas. I am sure I’m not alone as a mom and…