Faith & Life

ADVENT GRATITUDE

I’m deeply thankful this Advent season. Joyfully awaiting Jesus’s birth is sweet; I feel keenly focused on the spirituality and…

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HIDDEN MEANINGS

At Christmas, our senses come alive. We savor a steaming cup of cocoa, sniff the spicy smell of cloves and…

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TEACHING MOMENTS

It feels good to give to others. And as Catholic parents, we are committed to teach our children the habits,…

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SEASON OF ANTICIPATION

It’s December 1 and Christmas is coming. With its many celebrations, intricate planning, stressful shopping, and seemingly endless cooking and…

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ANSWERING GOD’S CALL

The stigma associated with attending church remains, yet a growing number of young women are seeking truth, spirituality, a deep…

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KIDS AND THE CRUCIFIXION

Jesus hangs from the cross in the sanctuary of every Catholic church, so it’s no surprise that young children will…

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ONE TRUE CROSS

Because Jesus died for us crucified on a cross, the Cross and crucifix are central to our Catholic faith.   “Rather…

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THE HOUSE OF GOD

Unless you grew up as an altar server, like me, you may not be familiar with the proper names for…