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Love Isn’t a Choice?

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“I never really believed in magical love,” my friend said, “until I fell into it.”

My friend was speaking of this total self-effacing love. It makes one want to live forever with the person, if they can, or else die to prove their love. It is the celebrated love of Romeo and Juliet, of Victoria and Albert, of Christ and the Church. It happens in a moment - in one instant of existence - and it changes the trajectory of one’s entire life. One instant, we are our regular self, trying to figure out who we are and what we’re meant for in this life, and the next: everything else is...

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Could He Have Known?

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No, he could have no idea at all the nature of the looming threat to the 20th century - by no human intuition could he have fathomed the immense and radical need for a cry to a long neglected saint. And so, it was by supernatural means that God informed his servant of the impending danger.

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Prayer Against a Spirit of Confusion

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I've been thinking lately about the spirit of confusion that seems to inundate our world. It feels nearly impossible sometimes to decipher what is right and what is wrong: not only about morals, but about things like what to eat, how to discipline your children, how to run a business, when to pray...

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Starting In-Person Events! - Thursday Teas

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You want community, but nowhere is open? We are! Come sit with Judy, Kim, and Elizabeth over Tea and Coffee, and discuss with us our Question of the Day. Who Should Attend? Anyone who enjoys a good discussion, fun, and a mid-afternoon snack! Whenever you have the three of us together, there is a lot of heart and laughter! We will talk about faith, culture, trending topics, art, how we are asking God to work in our life

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Happy Father's Day!

Posted by Elizabeth Russell on

Kim recently came across this article on Aleteia, and we had to share! It's a great list of movies with great fathers! 

It set me thinking, looking at this list. What do these father's have in common that make them so great? I came up with a few manly virtues that these father's have in common:

1. They don't compromise on what

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