A Place and a Time

By CJ Kallevig. When there is a big change in our lives that hurts, it can be difficult to pray. I’ve experienced that myself, and I wanted to share some things that have helped me...

When Kings Go to War

A call for a counter-attack during a time of vulnerability By Andrew Kreye Pray. Especially when you do not want to, pray. Do not idle. It is in those times when the enemy is close at hand, readying an attack. King David stayed in Jerusalem at the time “when kings go to war,” and it... Continue Reading →

Beg Him to Stay

By Shelby Hawks. It is Lent, brothers and sisters. A time for change, for conversion, for metanoia—a complete turning, a 180-degree shift from ourselves and sinful ways toward the Lord...

St. Teresa of Ávila

By Jonathan Lynch When you hear "Doctor of the Church," what do you think? A phrase like that probably doesn't get you hyped, pumped, or otherwise thrilled. It's easy to dismiss the saints who bear that title as "ancient geniuses," "really pious people," and "lofty intellectual guys." And while these saints (there are three dozen... Continue Reading →

We are Aliens!

By Andrew Kreye. Y’know the word “parish”? The place where parishioners go? It comes from the Greek word paroikia, meaning “sojourning in a foreign land.” To be a parishioner means that you are someone living temporarily in a place that you’re not originally from. So, if you go to a Catholic parish, you’re an alien...

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