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What Does “Burying the Talent” Mean in Rabbinic Law and Why is it Important For You?

“Good reason still existed; but it was kept concealed, for fear of the popular reason.” – Manzoni Fear of change, of responsibility,…

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Holiness

Why You Should Consider an Online Retreat

Going on the occasional retreat is essential to the Christian life. It is necessary to set aside time to be…

Money
Faith & Life

The Budgeting Tips You Need to Manage Your Money Well

Growing up, my mom taught my brother and I the importance of managing our money well and how important it…

Apostolate

Why Did Jesus Need to Wash Peter’s Feet? An Urgent Question for Any Christian Living in the World

Jesus comes to Peter to wash his feet. Peter says to him, “Lord, do you want to wash my feet?”…

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Holiness

P90X For Catholics? Father Heilman’s “Nineveh 90” Challenge

When it comes to time, hard work and commitment, many of us are willing to push the envelope for the…

Faith & Life

Advice For The Convert: 12 Things To Consider During The Conversion Process

Maybe you’ve attended a course, a retreat, or a workshop; maybe you’ve had an awakening experience through prayer, or a…

Faith & Life

The Holiness and Sufferings of Padre Pio (Plus a Rare Peek Into His Life!)

Born May 25, 1887, in Pietrelcina, Italy, Padre Pio has been and continues to be one of the most fascinating…

Holiness

The Pope Francis Minute: Mother Teresa, the Saint of Darkness

Today it is official: Mother Teresa has been declared a saint! In all aspects of her life, Pope Francis said…

St. Gregory of Nyssa

In Spiritual Birth, We are Our Own Parents: It Depends on Our Decision

Here [in the spiritual realm] birth is not the result of intervention from outside, as happens with bodily creatures who…

Detachment: “Nothing else matters to me anymore, nothing has any value for me but Jesus”

Jesus does not want us to be attached to possessions, to human honors, to creatures. He asks humility. But His…

Mother Teresa’s Beautiful Prayer of Total Surrender: “You are Free Then”

Jesus said, ‘I have chosen you. I have called yo by name.’ Everyday you have to say, ‘Yes.’ Total surrender….

St. Dominic

“Arm yourself with prayer rather than a sword…”

Arm yourself with prayer rather than a sword; wear humility rather than fine clothes.

St. Joan of Arc

“But since God had commanded me to go…”

“But since God had commanded me to go, I must do it. And since God had commanded it, had I…

“May nothing distract me from You, neither noise nor diversions…”

“May nothing distract me from You, neither noise nor diversions. O, my Master, I would so love to live with…

“Go back to Earth, there no slums up here”

“The other day I dreamed that I was at the gates of heaven. And St. Peter said, ‘Go back to…

Jean Vanier

“All of us have a secret desire to be seen as saints, heroes, martyrs.”

All of us have a secret desire to be seen as saints, heroes, martyrs. We are afraid to be children,…