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Year of Faith Friday – Advent Mobile App

Year of Faith Friday – Advent Mobile App

Whenever I think of Advent, I’m instantly reminded of the Advent prayer services we would have as a family around the kitchen table. We would take turns reading aloud from a prayer book—using only our wreath’s candlelight—and I, being the youngest, usually got to light and blow out the candles. Not only were our services […]

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Year of Faith (Black) Friday

Year of Faith (Black) Friday

I never like turning on the news on Black Friday. It’s always strange watching video clips of hoards of shoppers waiting in line and trampling into stores while Christmas music is playing in the background. Though I try to reconcile it by thinking that consumer spending drives the economy and thousands of employees are probably […]

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Year of Faith Friday – Being Catholic at Work

Year of Faith Friday – Being Catholic at Work

My sister made this artwork for her kitchen that features the Mother Teresa quote, “Do small things with great love.” They seem like the perfect words to live by at home, and at work. One of the things I’ve learned from being married is that when one person is crabby, it doesn’t take long for […]

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Year of Faith Friday #3

Year of Faith Friday #3

I’m not sure that after all of the tension, anger, and cynicism that accompanied this week’s presidential election that someone sat back and said, “That was a lot of fun. And I’m really going to miss the political ads.” Thankfully the following day, Pope Benedict XVI had a refreshing Papal Audience message: Rediscover a taste […]

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Year of Faith Friday #2

Year of Faith Friday #2

When it comes to our Year of Faith and online evangelization, I am endlessly caught between two assumptions; 1) the Internet can be a wonderful a catalyst for the New Evangelization, and 2), the Internet provides us an outlet to become counter-productive and waste time. Since we are indeed called to spread the Gospel in […]

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Year of Faith Fridays

Year of Faith Fridays

October 11th kicked off our Year of Faith, which marked the 50th anniversary of Vatican Council II, and also celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Two weeks later, I’ve seen some traction and discussion online, but yet the official Facebook fan page only has a little over 8,000 fans. The Vatican’s Year […]

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