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Apologetics

A Catholic’s Response to Rapper Hopsin’s Viral Rejection of Christianity

One of the most “thumbed-up” comments for this video reads: “18k priests disliked this video.” Given the cursing, vulgarity, and…

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Catholic Faith

Jim Caviezel Inspires 8,000 College Students At SLS18 Conference in Chicago

“The name Saul means ‘Great One’, the name Paul means ‘Little One’,” began “Paul, Apostle of Christ” star Jim Caviezel. He…

mad at God
Meaning of Suffering

5 Ways to be Mad at God & to Open Up to Him in Prayer

I frequently get mad at God (maybe more than I should?… I don’t know whether there’s a reasonable limit to…

Job
God & Mystery of Evil

6 Spiritual Lessons I Learned From the Book of Job

If you haven’t read this Old Testament book, you’ve missed out on a major part of the Jewish spiritual understanding…

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Prayer

2 Powerful Things You Can Do If You Feel Helpless About the Plight of Persecuted Christians

It’s very often not the case that we simply don’t care about our persecuted Christian brothers and sisters across the…

Meaning of Suffering

What Do the Lamp, the Oil, and Sleepiness Symbolize in the Parable of the 10 Virgins?

For those who have had the experience of keeping watch over a sick person through the night, especially if it…

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Evangelization

Matt Maher’s Newest Release “Echoes” Will Bring Hope

Catholic music fans should be prepared to love the sounds on Matt Maher’s newest album, “Echoes,” as well as the…

Faith & Life

4 Things God Might Be Up To When You Are Suffering And Cannot Feel His Presence

I don’t have an answer to “if there is a God, why is there suffering?”. It is a question I…

Henri Nouwen

Jesus Entered Jerusalem like a Clown in a Parade to Teach us a Lesson about Easy Victories

I am less likely to deny my suffering when I learn how God uses it to mold me and draw…

Henri Nouwen

Healing Means Taking Our Pain Out of its Diabolic Isolation (Quote)

I realized that healing begins with our taking our pain out of its diabolic isolation and seeing that whatever we…

St. Francis de Sales

Do You Look Forward To Trials And Crosses With Fear? | St. Francis de Sales

Do not look forward to the trials and crosses of this life and fear. Rather, look to them with full…

St. Zelie Martin

Even The Saints Had Difficulty Fasting | St. Zelie Martin Quote

I’m suffering so much from the fasting and abstinence! Yet it’s not a very severe mortification, but I am so…

St. John Chyrsostom

Why The Husband And Wife Should Be Similar To The Hand And The Eye According To St. John Chrysostom

The husband and wife should be similar to the hand and the eye. When the hand hurts, the eyes should…

St. Ambrose of Milan

He Alone Can Take All Sorrow Away From My Heart | Quote by St. Ambrose

I have found a Physician who dwells in heaven, but who distributes his medicine on earth. He alone can cure…

St. Francis of Assisi

Too Bitter To Look Upon Lepers?

When I was in my sins, it seemed a thing too bitter to look on lepers, and the Lord himself…

Fr. Walter Ciszek

Is God vindictive? Why inflict pain and suffering on those who follow him?

Day by day, I learned to experience in some measure the power of God as manifested in the mystery of…