Unconditional

I wish you angels

My wish for you, not just for today, but for the rest of your life is that you will always find a guardian to guide you.
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Find the fun

From now on, I will try to look for the positive things that are happening around me before it’s too late.
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May is for Mary

Joshua transformed a quiet, simple place into sanctuary. He inspired me to create such a place in my own home.
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Anything Can Happen (If You Let It)

Robyn Barberry's family experiences a very special production.
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The four kinds of helpers: A parable from the kitchen

Most of all, ask yourself, “what role should I play in serving God?” The answer is simple. Show up and give everything you've got.
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Five ways to keep Jesus in Easter

Here are a few ways we can exercise our faith and have a little Easter fun.
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Creatures of Comfort

And this is what Jesus offers us; the comfort we need to get through our hard times without necessarily experiencing his physical presence.
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The Butterfly Effect: Remembering Mrs. Pesa

Every year, during our back-to-school liturgies, I scan the pews and say a prayer of gratitude and a petition for a successful school year for each of my colleagues. This year my task was more difficult because as I scanned the congregation, I was forced to recognize that one of us wasn’t there and never...
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Heavy is the cross

The reality is that the cross we as Catholics have chosen and have been chosen to bear is heavy and growing heavier.
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Live like you’re going to be 95

I turn 35 tomorrow and have been thinking about how I want to live in this new phase of my life. There are two philosophies that people use as guidelines for making decisions about their life’s experiences. I am posing a third.
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Called to serve

When Deacon Ray Van Pelt announced at the end of Mass at St. Joan of Arc in Aberdeen that the church was looking for altar servers, Collin whispered to me, “I want to do that!” Collin has been attending Mass weekly (barring the occasional snow storm or stomach bug) since he was 5 days old....
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The perfect Communion gift

Even now as I write this, I am overwhelmed by the radiance of this sacred gift. It has inspired me to consider offering the invitation to vocations to each of my children as they proceed the course of their sacraments of invitation.
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