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Pope Francis and Islam

...with all the headlines, and all the ugly truths surrounding ISIS, and other Islamic factions, how is a Christian to think of such a religion which is seemingly intent on destroying Christians and the Gospel of Jesus?  ISIS … continue reading..

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Division

It is good to begin one’s search for truth with the awareness that we are always limited in our possession of truth.  That limitation does not mean truth is unattainable.    What Is Truth? by Nickolai Ge, 1890. From the … continue reading..

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Personal Holiness and the Homosexual Agenda

... it is imperative that we reclaim the language of covenant within marriage, and that we clarify the vocabulary we use in this debate. We are not simply talking about contracts, but about covenants. In the last several … continue reading..

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Memories Make the Future

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Living the Christian Life Today: A Formula for Success

The Christian life requires us to be dedicated, persevere in all our endeavors, and be responsible. But without the unifying glue of faith to unite these important qualities, our quest will never be complete. Two details from … continue reading..

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St. Alberto Hurtado: A Priest of Prayer and Action

St. Alberto strove to see Christ in people he saw daily ... He sought to balance the spiritual life with the apostolate, realizing that action could be harmful if not united with God. The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes by … continue reading..

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