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Testimonies

5 Things I Learned From Being Abused As a Kid

“I guess it was the beatings made me wise…” – Eddie Vedder, ‘Rearviewmirror’ In my my first post for Catholic-Link,…

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Faith & Life

6 Things You Can Do to Make the Most of Your Time With Your Children

I’ve never understood those commercials that always pop-up around this time of year showing parents rejoicing as they send kids back-to-school…

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Family

“My College-Age Son or Daughter Doesn’t Believe in God Anymore” – 8 Pieces of Advice for Parents

It’s not an unusual situation (though I wish it were) that many young people today (mostly when they go to…

Kids to Adoration
Family

Why (And How) to Bring Your Kids to Adoration

I can almost feel the disapproving glares of the parishioners behind me burning holes in the back of my head,…

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Catholic Faith

7 Things to Do Before You Receive the Sacrament of Confirmation

When I made my Confirmation, I did not fully understand the significance of the Sacrament. While I’m certain my teachers…

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Faith & Life

9 (Non-Spiritual) Skills Kids Learn at Mass That Prepare Them for School

Of course, there is no question that the spiritual benefits far outweigh any practical benefits that children may receive when…

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Catholic Faith

Should You Sing at Mass Even If You Can’t Carry a Tune?

Sometimes the choir sounds so beautiful at Mass that it’s tempting to not join in singing. You’re inclined to just sit…

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Love and Friendship

This Short from Pixar Perfectly Captures How Parents Feel When Teens Start Dating

I’m hoping that I have at least a few years until my kids enter the world of dating. My older…