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About Fr. Charles Klamut

Fr. Charles Klamut was ordained in 1999 for the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois. He has served in parish and high school ministry. He is currently working in campus ministry at St John's Catholic Newman Center at the University of Illinois.

Beauty: A Necessity, Not a Luxury

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Just when I am about to succumb to the sadness and living death of nihilism, some piercing ray of beauty breaks open my heart, and the breath of possibility returns. I recently visited the Botanical Garden in St Louis.  Amid the sights … [Read more...]

Homilies

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For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Homilies for October 2012 Christ Consolator by Carl Bloch Spousal Love Purpose: God gave the human race the sacrament of matrimony, “as the one blessing that was not forfeited by original sin or … [Read more...]

The Vocation To Life

Christ calling the apostles, James and John by John Edward Armitage

Like the apostles, I first said “yes” to Christ because of the total answer he provided for my human need, and only within this context did a specific vocation to serve as a priest gradually begin to reveal itself.    Christ … [Read more...]

NeverWinter Astral Diamonds