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Broken Vessels: Lent as a Doorway to Conversion (excerpt)

Here is an excerpt from my newest article of the same title. It appears in the March issue of St. Anthony Messenger. When I hear the word conversion, I tend to immediately think of persons who became Catholic but were … Continue reading

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On Redemption

On occasion, I have had someone ask me if I have been saved. My answer typically has been “That depends on what you mean.” Most often, these people have been referring to a particular type of experience involving their understanding … Continue reading

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On St. Dismas

We Catholics are big on saints. We are named after saints. We create artwork about saints. For me, saints are extraordinary people whose journeys inspire. From St. Thomas the Doubter to St. Damien among the Lepers, saints have helped me … Continue reading

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On Idol Worship

This past year I’ve been reading the Bible from cover to cover, something many of we Catholics never did. Interesting book. Parts of the Old Testament are taken up with God being upset with His people worshipping idols like Baal and … Continue reading

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