Charity in Truth

Forgive us our trespasses

Sin is a wound in the heart of an all-loving God. This should bring home to us the enormity and preciousness of God’s gift of mercy.
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Spiritual combat

A badly exaggerated “can-do” attitude is symptomatic of the sin of pride that played such a devastating role at the dawn of human history.
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Another family to celebrate

I’ve been asked many times if I have inherited their good genes. I don’t know about that. I do know that mom and dad have given me an even more precious inheritance – the gift of life, the gift of faith and the gift of good example.
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Supreme joy and a divine gift

Those who possess true joy are not deterred by their problems, by distress or by deprivation – their own or that of others.
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Scatter the darkness

As the days grow darker, both cosmically and metaphorically, the encouragement of the Holy Spirit shines forth with renewed clarity.
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When life is turbulent, pray

Turbulence is an unwelcome experience, but it also serves a purpose. It reminds us that we really are flying 35,000 feet above the earth, and that’s not without risk.
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Communicate with integrity

Winning an argument or venting on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook are not good reasons to muckrake, to search out and publicize the faults of people one disagrees with.
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No more half-measures

Half-measures. Let’s be done with them, especially in this season when we continue to celebrate the full outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon his church.
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Mary, Mother of the Church

Invaluable to the Christian life is a warm and loving devotion to Mary, the Mother of God.
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The resurrection of mercy

There is no doubt that the Lord has won the victory over sin and death by his cross and resurrection. The question confronting each of us is whether or not we will participate in his victory.
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The long Lent

May this long Lent lead to an Easter of renewed hope and joy for ourselves, for the church, and for those who have been harmed.
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A month of purification

May februum, the month of February, be the beginning of that deep purification that will renew and beautify the temple of the church.
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