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I was born and raised in Goa, a small state on the west coast of India. I worked for several years as a reporter, before finally mustering the courage to follow God's call to pursue the priesthood. I'm currently a seminarian with the Companions of the Cross, and I study at the seminary in Detroit. My dream is to one day be able to preach on all seven continents, including Antarctica.

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Catholic Faith

5 Things St. Francis Teaches Us About Rebuilding The Church

St. Francis of Assisi is arguably one of the most beloved and venerated Catholic saints (after Mary and Joseph, obviously)….

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Catholic Faith

What Does The Catholic Church Do With All Those Candles?

Good question, right? Why does the Church use so many candles?  The answer lies within the tradition and history of…

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Why The Gillette Ad Controversy Is A Great Evangelistic Opportunity

A lot has been said in the media about the recent Gillette advertisement calling men to a higher standard of…

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Catholic Faith

How To Have The Most Dynamic Liturgy This Christmas | Part 2

Whether you’re a regular Mass-goer, or you attend Church once a year at Christmas, chances are high that you have…

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Millions Will Visit A Catholic Church In The Christmas Season – Tips To Make Sure They Come Back!

All of us have surely noticed the jump in Mass attendance at Christmas. Many Catholics who don’t attend Sunday Mass…

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Catholic Media

We Need Dads Who Are Present…Powerful Spoken Word Must-See Video

I’m not a Dad, but when I came across this video online I knew it would be worth sharing. Every…

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Catholic Faith

Why Did God Give Us The Power Of Free Will?

One of the greatest gifts that God has blessed us with is the gift of freedom. Freedom allows us to…

I Love The Catholic Church, I Hate Sexual Abuse: A Seminarian’s Response To Scandal
Catholic Faith

I Love The Catholic Church, I Hate Sexual Abuse: A Seminarian’s Response To Scandal

Anyone who has heard the recent news coming out of the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania is rightfully outraged. It wasn’t…

How to Celebrate Pentecost
Catholic Faith

Pentecost isn’t a One Day Thing: How to Tap into the Power of the Holy Spirit This Week and Set the World on Fire!

If you ever visit the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, you will see huge statues of the Apostles…

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Faith & Life

Meat or Meatless on Fridays? (The Answer May Surprise You)

Growing up, I was regularly told that we were to abstain from meat on Fridays. So, when I moved to…

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Lent

Suffering Doesn’t Always Make Sense, But Embracing it Could Save Lives

One of the things we say when referring to Jesus, is that we call Him our Redeemer. We do this…

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Catholic Faith

The One BIG Thing You Are Probably Not Doing For Lent (and Why You Should)

We all know Lent is a penitential time of the year. However, what often happens during Lent is that many…