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Monthly Archives: October 2015

“Blinded By The Light” Of The Dark Night

It sounds like something Darth Vader should be introducing…(cue the mechanical heaving breathing)…”The Dark Night of the Soul!” Perfect for Halloween. Many of us have heard something or other about this strange phenomenon made famous by St. John of the Cross. It’s the feeling of total abandonment by God experienced by […]

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017: The Bible and the Church Fathers

We all want to know where we come from. What are our biological roots? Who are we related to? People spend a lot of money every year tracing their family tree (hoping it forks!). As Christians, we should desire to know our family tree, too. Like in our natural families, […]

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Why Fast & Furious Loses The Spiritual Race

Fast cars. Fast cash. Fast food. Everybody wants things fast. But in the spiritual life, that’s the fastest way to crash and burn. When becoming serious about spiritual growth, many beginners forget that conforming one’s life to Christ is a lifetime project. Sin cannot be overcome through one fervent reception […]

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016: Hey! What About The Youth? (with Mark Hart)

Are you concerned about your children and grandchildren? Do you worry whether or not they’ll stay in the faith? Have they already left? Allow me to introduce you to someone who has devoted his life to doing everything he can to help them stay, or bring them back. His name […]

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Why The Synod On The Family Is So Vital!

As the Church meets to discuss families, I want to pose a question. Have you ever sat back and wondered why it is that we exist in families? I mean, why is it that society is built on a family structure? How come when family breaks down, the culture breaks […]

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015: Exploring The Mystery of Redemptive Suffering with Jeff Cavins

You can have all the money in the world, but you can’t buy suffering insurance. Doesn’t matter if you’re Catholic, Protestant, Pagan or Martian. Everybody experiences it. And when Jesus offered himself back to the Father for our sake, he didn’t merely deal with the consequences of sin. Rather, he […]

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