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detox soul
Holiness

Our Step by Step Guide to Detoxing Your Soul

Many of us would sooner eat a kale smoothie than go to Confession. Why? Because we value physical health, the…

fragile
Faith & Life

To Hide or to Share our Souls: What to do When Fragility Challenges Us

“The dilemma of fragility: to hide or to bear your soul.” Meditation for the 10th Sunday of Ordinary Time, June 10th,…

Imperfection
Desire for Infinity

Do You Find it Hard to Embrace Imperfection? Sunday’s Gospel is For You

“Love begins where the balance ends: an ode to imperfect love.” Meditation for the Solemnity of the Holy Trinity. May 27th,…

Catholic Not the Prodigal Son
Desire for Infinity

What If I’m Not the Prodigal Son? (Part 1)

The parable of the Prodigal Son is arguably one of the most well-known parables, and it is easy to see why….

Heart surgery
Faith & Life

A Young Adult Shares Her Powerful and Beautiful Testimony About Emotional Healing After Heart Surgery

Growing up, I ticked of all the ‘weird kid’ qualities. Bookworm? tick.  Shy Catholic girl? Big tick. Facial scarring? Tick….

God Holds Together Pentecost
Catholic Faith

How The Voice of God Holds Us Together When We Cannot

Meditation for May 20th, 2018, Pentecost.  When the string of a pearl necklace snaps and the pearls fly off in all directions,…

Dog Training
Faith & Life

What Did Dog Training Teach Me About the Spiritual Life? (More Than I Thought!)

Everyone thought he was just a cute and cuddly dog, a homeless mutt, who sat shyly in his little kennel…

Divine Mercy
Faith & Life

Be Bold! The Father is Waiting and Will Always Catch You (Divine Mercy Sunday)

Are you holding back in your faith? Cowering in the locked upper room like the Disciples? Father Ian VanHeusen reflects…

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…