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St Patrick

For Catholics, Episcopalians, and some Lutherans, March 17 is the Feast Day of St. Patrick. For the rest of us, it’s St. Patrick’s Day — a midweek excuse to party until we’re green in the face. But who was Patrick? … Continue reading

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  Are Sexual Sins the Worst Ones?

In 24 years I’ve seen a lot of clients, mostly Catholic and Christian. And because I am a specifically Catholic therapist (i.e. I integrate the faith into the process and follow the teachings of the Church), many of the clients … Continue reading

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Teach Children by Example not words – Pope

In his homily at Casa Santa Marta, the Pope spoke on the importance of leading by example when transmitting the faith to children. Appropriately, a group of boys and girls from a Roman parish were present at the Mass. POPE … Continue reading

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St Therese of Lisieux – Our Vocation to Love

Since my longing for martyrdom was powerful and unsettling, I turned to the epistles of St. Paul in the hope of finally finding an answer. By chance the 12th and 13th chapters of the 1st epistle to the Corinthians caught … Continue reading

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The Devil Has One Goal – Pope Francis

Pope’s Mass: The devil hates mankind and wants to destroy it http://www.romereports.com

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Pope: the plight of persecuted Christians should make everybody think twice before complaining.

During his daily morning Mass, Pope Francis talked about suffering. He said that the plight of   persecuted Christians should make everybody think twice before complaining. POPE FRANCIS “Our life is too easy, our complaints are overdramatized. Faced with the complaints … Continue reading

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Do We Sometimes Judge Others?

The psalmist today recognises that as a sinner he sees things differently to God.  He pleads: “Lord make me know your ways, teach me your paths.”   We can have the tendency to judge others without knowing the full picture.  This … Continue reading

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How Do We Overcome Our Difficulties?

Although courage is needed to face or to undertake hard tasks, it is even more necessary in order to persevere in them, above all when they are unpleasant or of long duration, and it is impossible to avoid or change … Continue reading

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Why Does God Allow the Devil to Hang Around?

Dear Father John, I’ve heard that talking about the devil is just a way to talk about bad things that happen.  On the other hand, there are some people that claim there really is a devil.  Is the devil for … Continue reading

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Love Leads Us Forward in the Divine Mystery

Although the Almighty is beyond the power of human understanding to grasp, Christians believe that knowing God’s Will is possible because Jesus, in his humanity offered for our sakes, has given us real access to God. The kind of knowledge … Continue reading

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