"There is a God-shaped hole in every man that only Christ can fill." — St. Augustine

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We Desperately Need a New Vision of the Laity

At first she laughed. Then she got a bit emotional.
“We so badly need to think differently about ourselves as lay people."

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How to Kick Your Bad Habits to the Curb Right Now

Why do I say that all Catholics should read The Power of Habit? Because all Catholics are called to be saints!

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I Really Hate Depression, But it Has an Upside

Crazy as it sounds to associate benefits with depression, here are 6 that I’ve come to embrace.

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What You Ask in a Crisis Really Matters

These two questions have radically changed the way I approach crises because they let me interpret and respond to crises differently.

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How to Make Jesus the Heart of Your Vacation

Instead of turning into a human-sloth hybrid, this year I am really trying to use my leisure time to grow closer to Jesus.

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Do You Have the Guts to Change What Needs Changing?

Here is how some terrible news turned into a real blessing.

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How to use social media like a saint

Saints do not drift when they are online, they swim. What I mean is they are intentional about why they do something.

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How to Turn Up the Temperature on Your Prayer Life

Here are some concrete resolutions to spend more time in conversation with God!

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Why Newlyweds Better Check Their Expectations at the Aisle

Everything changed when I chose to let go of my expectations.

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8 Catholic Apps You Should Download in a Hurry

Some apps can help you get where you are going, and when where you are going is heaven, we are REALLY on board. Here are some of our faves.

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Something I Want to Say to the Occasional Church-Goer

I hope that you discover what I did...

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Why Every Man Should Make God His #1 Priority

Having lived as though he didn't exist, I know the benefits of making God #1.


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