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Spring Cleaning/ Re-post for Lent

Spring Cleaning Posted on March 21, 2014 by Alan A. Malizia: Contagious Optimism! Co-Author As winter approaches its end, we look forward to spring. However, we ready ourselves by taking inventory of that which pertains to the season. Gardening tools … Continue reading

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Putting One’s Hand To The Plow

“Therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken. He drove out the man; and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim, and … Continue reading

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The Lenten Journey

For those who do not know, Lent is a journey. It is observed by Catholic and most other Christian denominations. The journey begins on Ash Wednesday, and lasts forty days. During that time Christians practice prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Prayer represents how we relate to God, fasting represents how we relate to … Continue reading

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How Catholics See Mary

Beginning in the spring of 1917, nine-year-old Lucia dos Santos and her cousins Francesco and Jacinta Marto of Aljustrel in the parish of Fatima, Portugal reported apparitions of an Angel, and starting in May 1917, apparitions of the Virgin Mary, whom the … Continue reading

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Of Woman’s Influence

“The Face That Launched A Thousand Ships” In Greek mythology, Helen of Troy, also known as Helen of Sparta, was said to have been the most beautiful woman in the world. She was married to King Menelaus of Sparta but was … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Cities: The City of Man and The City of God

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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De-Eucharistization

“Something that has particularly characterized our age is what might be called “de-eucharistization”, a decline in the love of the Eucharist. It started when some theologians, completely misunderstanding the Vatican Council, felt that there was no such thing as the presence … Continue reading

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Lady Justice Unmasked

“If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother. But if he does not listen, take one or two others along with … Continue reading

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Infiltrated

Jesus said to his disciples, “Occasions for stumbling are bound to come, but woe to anyone by whom they come! – Luke 17:1 Throughout the Church’s history, since Her founding in Christ, scandals have come and gone. Christ warned that “Scandals … Continue reading

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On Common Sense And Folly

“The only thing surprising about common sense is how uncommon it has become.”  And common things are the basis of common sense even though common things are not commonplace; they are terrible and startling, death for instance and first love.” -G.K. … Continue reading

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