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Catholic Faith

Objective Standard for Love | Liturgy Live 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week on the ​podcast​ we talk about motivation and what is required to keep ​us ​going. A few things…

Gospel Reflection Catholic
Evangelization

Tools for the Mission | Liturgy Live 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week Fr Ian and Alanna discuss the connections within the Sunday readings. Ezra was a leader in the spiritual…

Gospel Reflection Catholic
Catholic Faith

The Gifts of the Spirit | Liturgy Live 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fr. Ian Van Heusen and Alanna Burg discuss the readings for the Second Sunday in Ordinary time. We begin discussing…

Gospel Reflection Catholic
Feasts and Solemnities

Feast of Christ the King | Liturgy Live

This week we go over the prophecy of Daniel regarding the saying “one like a Son of Man”. We discuss…

How I Went From Typical College Party Girl To Catholic Missionary
Evangelization

How I Went From Typical College Party Girl To Catholic Missionary

By the fall semester of my junior year at Northwest Missouri State University, I was completely consumed with the typical…

who is st. christina the astonishing
Saints

Why Is This Astonishing Saint Known As “The Spooky Saint”?

St. Christina was born in Belgium in 1150. By the time she was just three years old, both her parents…

bitter
Faith & Life

What If I’m Not the Prodigal Son? (Part 2)

Some time ago I wrote Part One of this article and then promised a Part Two. I stalled on writing…

leaving church
Evangelization

Why Young People Leave the Church and What We Can Do About It

This Disorientated Generation – Part 7 Earlier this year, Isaac Withers was one of 300 hundred people who attended the Vatican…

Every flower created by Him is beautiful

I understood that every flower created by Him is beautiful, that the brilliance of the rose and the whiteness of…

St. Pope John Paul II

How To Hear The Voice Of Christ

In the hidden recesses of the human heart, the grace of a vocation takes the form of a dialogue. It…

Fulton Sheen

Inner Beauty Of Grace Wins The Soul

Beauty without virtue is like a fair flower that has an offensive odor. But true beauty bathes in that light…

Jean Vanier

To find the true meaning of marriage or community we have to accept our wound.

Even the most beautiful community can never heal the wound of loneliness that we carry. It is only when we…

Soren Kierkegaard

“If I were a doctor and were asked for my advice, I would reply: Create silence!”

If I were a doctor and were asked for my advice, I would reply: Create silence! The Word of God…

Blaise Pascal

All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.

All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.

Jacques Philippe

Lord, I ask your pardon, I have sinned again.

Lord, I ask your pardon, I have sinned again. This, alas, is what I am capable of doing on my…

Rainer Maria Rilke

Short Story about Masks: They Promise to Make You Feel Free, But Are You?

I wept, but the mask did not let the tears escape; they ran down inside over my cheeks and dried…