2017-02_LT-UnHoly

Holy Crap: The Unholy Art of Outdoing Another

Here’s the thing about Lent: Your thing is your thing. What you give up and what you add on is between you and God, not you and your friends.

If, however, you take every opportunity (consciously or unconsciously) to share just how much you’re giving up or how much you’re doing, it’s not holiness you’re seeking — it’s attention.

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Pro-Life Heroes Helped me Choose Life

I believe that fear is what drives woman to abortion, fear is what convinces them they have no other options. But fear can be cast out. Fear can be met head on, and fear can be conquered.

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Blessed the Beggar: Who Are the “Poor in Spirit”?

This is one of those Scripture passages that many people 'know' (meaning, they've heard it before) but countless people fail to understand. My own parochial school teacher taught us that it simply meant God loves poor people 'more.'

Ummm, to put it as charitably and bluntly as possible . . . no, that's not what it means . . .

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“My Body, My Choice”: A Logical Breakdown of this Pro-Choice Argument

On the pro-choice side of the argument, I’ve often heard the statement, “If it’s my body, then it’s my choice.”

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5 Tips for Arguing About Tough Catholic Truths in the Classroom

Rest in peace my grades. Rest in peace all of my friends and any amount of “coolness” that I had. It was nice knowing you. I did a presentation for my class against abortion during my sophomore year of high school. And on that day I was pretty sure I […]

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How Jesus Taught us to be Pro-Life

What’s the “Jesus way” of dealing with brokenness, sin, and pain? Jesus’ answer to sin and pain is to love the person in front of Him.

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The Martyrdom of St. Stephen is a Perfect Reminder of Why Jesus Came

As much as I don’t want to look at the face of death in this beautiful time, St. Stephen’s story is as much a story of hope and faith as any other, and I’m impressed by the lessons we can learn from this first incredible saint.

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I Hated Christmas Until One Stranger Changed Everything

I hated Christmas. I wanted to love it so badly. I loved everything that came before Christmas day…

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What Christmas Means for You

You’ve been freed from bondage. Your shackles have been broken by Another. Your chains to sin are gone.

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Five Christmas Gifts That Don’t Come In Boxes

Temperatures are going down, lights and trees are going up, and that one Mariah Carey song is all over the radio. All of these things can only mean one thing: Christmas is almost here! This holiday season, you can pretty much count on a couple of things: Elf will be […]

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