2015-05_LT-SpiritualJournal

Letters to God: 5 Reasons to Keep a Journal

Journaling isn’t a magic trick. It’s a style of prayer that brings us closer to an intimate friendship with the divine.

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The Lenten Sacrifice: How It Can Save Your Life

Our Lenten sacrifice gives us an opportunity to exercise our freedom and will power, building spiritual resiliency and old-fashion discipline. It is, in fact, the most powerful weapon against the strong pull towards sin.

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Stoning the Bachelorette

It wasn’t my place to condemn her but I did…

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“I’m the Best Player in the World”: LeBron James and Humility

If you havn’t heard, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar, LeBron James was asked about his confidence level after losing one of the most pivotal games of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. “Nah” James replied. “I feel confident because I’m the best player in the world. It’s simple.”   Most […]

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“I Didn’t Feel Anything”: Searching For Christ After Confirmation

I work with hundreds of teens every year and when it comes to confirmation, theres a handful of teens that dive in with their whole heart. They’ve had powerful experiences of God working in their life–so much so that going to confession, mass, and Eucharistic Adoration are at the top […]

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The Original Pope Francis: St. John XXIII

Yes — he is very old but during his time, he captured the hearts of many and his goodness and simplicity took the world by storm.

Sound familiar? Of course it does. Unless you’re living under a rock, you know the goodness and simplicity of Pope Francis. For the past year he’s been the Catholic grandfather to billions of people all over the world. But Pope Francis wasn’t the only one seen in this light. During the early 1960’s the world fell in love with a humble man named Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, also known as Pope John XIII.

While many people find Francis’ style of leadership to be new and original, here are five reasons why Pope John was indeed, the “Original Francis.”

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