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Snowflake Generation

Is bullying and over-reliance on social media really behind the increased numbers of youth suicide and drug addiction, or is the lack of religion and the higher meaning it lends to life the real culprit? Writing for National Review,...

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Wonder Woman and the Wonder of Women

While most of the world hails the blockbuster movie, Wonder Woman, as a new box-office record for a film directed by a woman, the devoted mother who starred in the movie and who was five months pregnant while filming...

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The Truth about Ouija Boards, Psychics, Mediums, and Spiritualism

It doesn’t matter mow old you are right now. God is always ready to share His love and truth with you. Do you desire to know God and His love? Do you care enough to seek His truth about...

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Admitting My Sins

The Sacrament of Reconciliation lies in wait for us Catholics. In many parishes, the lines at the confessional are short. A parish with 2500 families generally schedules one hour a week for confessions, additional options available “by appointment.” We...

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Fo’ Yo’ Mama

How exactly do you thank your mother for being your mother? I mean, seriously… this woman carried you in her body for nine months; she endured back-breaking, ankle-swelling discomfort, sleepless nights, weird food cravings, dramatic weight gain, and hormone...

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The Day I Told Someone Getting Drunk Doesn’t Honor St. Patrick

You never know who God is going to bring into your life. This past week I had an amazing experience of God while waiting for my dinner. “Iced tea, please.” I requested with a genuine tone. “You guys goin’...

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Why Do Catholics Abstain From Meat On Fridays During Lent?

Picture it: You’re in a hurry. You’re focused on school or work or family or friends, where there are a thousand things going on. You stop real quick to eat in the middle of the day. Halfway through the...

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Why Do Catholics Put Ashes On Our Heads On Ash Wednesday?

“Excuse me, you’ve got some dirt on your head.” Ash Wednesday is just around the corner and every year someone says that to me on Ash Wednesday. Maybe it has happened to you too. In the past it used...

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Dead.

Our God makes the dead rise. It isn’t an abstract thought or concept. It isn’t a philosophical metaphor. There are certain scripture passages that strike me (1 KGS 17:17-24, GAL 1:11-19, LK 7:11-17) because they center around one of...

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The One Bible Verse I Always Pray With

There is no question I receive more from people online or at events than “Hey Mark, what’s your favorite Bible verse?” Of course, questions about whether or not Matt Maher has more gray hair than I do come in...

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