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Forever Plaid: My First Summer Job at a Catholic School Uniform Store

Whenever I’m in the thick of summer, I can’t help but think of the first summer job I ever had. Too young for the hostessing…

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How Can I Serve the Church and Avoid Being a ‘Little Old Church Lady’?

What is the best way for a young adult to get involved in ministry without becoming one of the “little old church ladies”? I work…

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Sloth! Wrath! Greed! Oh My! What the Seven Deadly Sins Mean Today

I will go ahead and admit it. The last time I went to confession, I said to the priest, “I have to tell you about…

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Finding Romance in the Simple Moments of Life

Sharing a home-cooked meal and cleaning up the kitchen afterward aren’t Hollywood’s ideas of a winning Rom-Com, but I’ve found that those genuine moments nurture…

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What Is a Sign From God?

  What is a sign (from God)? What “signs” might appear to us today, and how is God still speaking? There are many events, supernatural…

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Room for Everyone: The NBA Championship Parade and Lessons on Generosity

Last month, I went to my first Golden State Warriors Championship Parade, held in honor of their recent sweep at this year’s NBA Finals. I…

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This Summer, Eat Local, Eat Fresh, Eat Outside

Summertime is by far the easiest season to prioritize your health and improve your diet. A delectable cornucopia of fresh and seasonal produce is available…

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Who Were Mary’s parents? What Do We Know About Them?

Mary’s parents are St. Joachim and St. Anne. What we know about them comes from tradition and from apocryphal writings (writings that are in the…

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Taking Your Faith on Vacation: How to Plan the Ultimate Spiritual Road Trip

We are at the peak of summer vacation time, and to me, that means one thing — ROAD TRIPS! In fact, I consider myself to…

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How Do the Saints Hear Our Prayers?

I’ve taught faith formation classes to people of all ages, from preschoolers to pensioners, and by far the best questions come from elementary school students.…

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