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When it Feels Like the World is Ending

When the world gets scary, Christ wants to remind us of a truth: He already won. In His cross, Jesus doesn’t run away or get discouraged. Rather, He goes deep into the heart of pain and suffering and pulls out hope.

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Hurricane Harvey: Finding the Divine in the Disaster

In the wake of tragedy, it’s a question that begs our attention, and for good reason. We ask how a loving God could let something so destructive happen, and how a loving God responds to all of it.

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Enough With the Drama: Some Thoughts on Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift, a celebrity genius (a mogul, some might say), has sent shock waves through the world with her sudden drop of “Look What You Made Me Do,” the first single off her new record Reputation, due to drop November 10. There was intrigue, mystery, and endless hype associated with […]

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Charlottesville Matters Because Loving Your Neighbor Matters

If we want a different kind of country in the future, we need to start today with a conversion in our own hearts, and an insistence on the same in others.

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Dear Charlie

Because you’re so little and you aren’t big enough to speak for yourself yet, there are a lot of people who are making some pretty big decisions for you, including the decision to let you live long enough to receive that treatment.

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Beyoncé’s Grammy Performance, Motherhood, and Being Pro-Life

I want us to have such an understanding of the profound gift of motherhood that we can look at the young moms, single moms, working moms, and stay-at-home moms in my life with awe at the radical beauty that is their motherhood.

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Dear Young Friends: Pope Francis Quotes from World Youth Day 2016

Gut Check: Welcome Ceremony “So I ask you: Are you looking for empty thrills in life, or do you want to feel a power that can give you a lasting sense of life and fulfillment? Empty thrills or the power of grace? To find fulfillment, to gain new strength, there […]

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What Football Has Taught Me About My Faith

Five years ago, if you were to have asked the question, “Do you want to watch football?” I would’ve turned my nose up at you and probably said, “ugh.” (That’s a direct quote.)

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Hope in Darkness: The Tension of Jesus’ Birth in a Violent World

These events remind us how fragile life is and how vulnerable we are. They frighten us. They leave us asking, “What is going on, Lord? Can’t you come and make this right? Can’t you come and fix this now? What are you waiting for?”

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Free From Fear: Reacting to Global Violence

As a Catholic, how should I respond? How can I help see good in this? How can I help be good in this?

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