The Holy Family

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Today the Church celebrates the feast of the Holy Family – a model for all families. Pope Paul VI on Nazareth and family life: May Nazareth serve as a model of what the family should be. May it show us the family’s holy and enduring character and exemplifying its basic function in society: a community of love and sharing, beautiful … Read More

Another Patron Saint for Drug Addicts?

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St. Maximilian Kolbe is typically considered the patron saint of drug addicts/against addiction and Venerable Matt Talbot is also frequently called on to help those with addiction, but St. Mark Ji Tianxiang might be worth praying to for help as well. I’ve never heard of him until I read this article recently. St. Mark is one of the Chinese martyrs … Read More

TOB Tuesday: Christmas Reflection

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On this TOB Tuesday, check out the TOB Institute’s Theology of the Body Christmas reflection from Fr. John Sullivan: During my teenage years, I played an odd game with my five brothers and two sisters during Christmas time. We would play a version of “Where’s Waldo?” with baby Jesus. After Midnight Mass, we would come home and dutifully place the … Read More

Christian, Remember Your Dignity and the Dignity of all Human Life!

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Happy second day of Christmas! While the rest of the world moves on from Christmas, for Catholics, the Christmas season has only just begun. I love this passage from a sermon by St. Leo the Great that is part of the Office of Readings every Christmas: “Dearly beloved, today our Savior is born; let us rejoice. Sadness should have no … Read More


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Our Bridegroom is here! Go out and welcome Him!

I’m Dreaming of a White (Sand Beach) Christmas!

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Greetings from the Sunshine State – where we’re guaranteed to have a white Christmas this year! Here I am at what has been my “office” since last Saturday and will be for the next five weeks: It does not suck. Crash doesn’t think it sucks, either I wish I could say that it’s been that sunny and warm everyday, but … Read More

Our Lover is Coming!

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In response to a post I wrote at Ignitum Today last month about contemplating death, a reader commented: [W]hy not look at death as a meeting with the One we have been waiting for all our lives, similar to a soldier who is on the battlefield and thinks of his beloved waiting back home for him. When the war (of … Read More

TOB Tuesday: Search for the Face of God

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Time for the week four Theology of the Body Advent reflection from the TOB Institute. This time from Fr. Patrick Nwokoye: Two weeks ago, I was in Bethlehem where our Savior Jesus Christ was born. As I walked through the town amidst thousands of pilgrims, I wondered what it must have felt like two thousand years ago, how our world … Read More

#10forTebow *Updated*

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Are you “Tebowed”-out, yet? I absolutely love the guy both as a football player and a human being, but even I’m getting a bit Tebow-fatigued from the constant barrage of Tebow related news articles and blog posts. And, yet, here I am writing another one of my own. But it’s for a good cause. The other day I told you … Read More

Blogger Uses Tebow-Mania to Solicit Pro-Abortion Funds

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As a life-long Gator fan, I’ve been on the Tebow train since he was a freshman at Florida – before the eyeblack scripture and, really, before I heard anything about his faith. As he lead the mighty Gators with his arm and his legs and we learned more about his steadfast convictions, we knew that we had someone special on … Read More