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5 Things That Happen On A Silent Retreat

5 Things That Happen On A Silent Retreat

Are you feeling low? Tired? Empty? Perhaps God is asking you to go on a silent retreat.  Retreats, particularly those done in silence, allow us to set time apart for God by disconnecting from the very connected world we live in. Retreats can be for as little as...

Carlo Acutis: The Newest Patron Saint Of The Internet?

Carlo Acutis: The Newest Patron Saint Of The Internet?

Carlo Acutis, who passed away in 2006, was beatified October 10, 2020 in Assisi. Blessed Carlo Acutis is proving to the world that you don’t need to be rich, famous, crazy smart or the coolest kid in school to make an impact.  He once said, “To be always close to...

Why You Should Consider Giving Up Meat EVERY Friday

Why You Should Consider Giving Up Meat EVERY Friday

Growing up, I was regularly told that we were to abstain from meat on Fridays. So, when I moved to America a few years ago, I was surprised to hear many people tell me there was no longer a need for us to observe ‘meatless’ Fridays, as the Church had done away with...

How Giving Alms Gives Us More of Jesus: A Lenten Reflection

How Giving Alms Gives Us More of Jesus: A Lenten Reflection

We all know Lent is a penitential time of the year. However, what often happens during Lent is that many of the penances we adopt revolve around fasting, abstinence and prayer. Some of us give up coffee, desserts or snacks, others take on spiritual practices like...

Why You Should Want the Gift of Tongues

Why You Should Want the Gift of Tongues

For whatever reason, the gift of tongues has become one of the most controversial gifts of the Holy Spirit. So, before you dismiss this post because of something you may have previously heard or experienced relating to the gift of tongues, I encourage you to read on....

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