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Why Advent?

Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches. It is the beginning of the liturgical year in the Catholic Church, as well. It is a time of both anticipation and preparation for the celebration of the Birth of … Continue reading

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What Dreams May Come

Hamlet: “To die, to sleep–No more–and by a sleep to say we end the heartache, and the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to. ‘Tis a consummation devoutly to be wished. To die, to sleep–To sleep–perchance to dream: ay, … Continue reading

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Relentless Pursuer of the Restless Heart

“for where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:21 Why is our conversation so conflict laden? Why do we accuse one another rather than listen with a rational open  mind? All compromise and reason is … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with the World?

When a Newspaper once asked the question: “What’s wrong with the world?” G.K. Chesterton, the great Catholic thinker replied: “I am.” We too are responsible, when we take no action which would make life a bit better for another given … Continue reading

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Paine vs Alinsky: Two Faces of Revolution

The Battle of Trenton was a small but pivotal battle during the American Revolutionary War which took place on the morning of December 26, 1776, in Trenton, New Jersey. After General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River north of … Continue reading

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Purging Doubt

“Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe.” – John 20:27 The city of Lanciano, founded long before Christianity, was first called Anxanum. Its present … Continue reading

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God’s Choice and America

The choice before God in creating the world lay between creating a purely mechanical universe, peopled by automatons, or creating a spiritual universe in which there would be a choice of good and evil. What was the condition then of … Continue reading

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