The Possible Danger of Relationship Goals

For how often and how much we fawn over famous relationships and their respective dynamics, we can’t let this obsession become an imaginary standard, or twist our own #relationshipgoals into a direct reflection of what we see in popular culture.

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Who’s the Gospel Really For?

The reality is, the Gospel is, perhaps first and foremost, for ME. If I want to share the Gospel with people, I must recognize how desperately I need to encounter and be rooted in, the Good News – not just once – but Every. Single. Day.

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Living an Abundant Life: St. Alberto Hurtado

St. Alberto Hurtado, born in 1901 and canonized in 2005, is one of these saints. You may not have heard of him, but he’s a good one to add to the list of baller saints. He proves that God is still acting through bold witness even in recent history.

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10 Steps to Becoming a Better Listener

You do not have to be a perfect listener to be someone worth sharing with — otherwise, no one would ever share with another person at all! Instead, you simply need an open heart and a disposition of receptivity, welcoming others to open their hearts to you and receiving what they have to say with gratitude.

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Why Death Isn’t Spooky

However, it almost always seems like this holiday stirs up a desire within our society to celebrate death and all things scary. Zombies, mummies, blood, vampires… ghosts and demons?! It’s almost like they are trying to scare us to death (hehe, puns).

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Love YOU

A huge step toward loving yourself is embracing the love that is freely given to you at this precise point in time. Because you are, at this very moment, so good and so loved. Yes, right now!

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God in My Hispanic/Latino Heritage

So we asked YOU young Hispanic/Latino Catholics how you see God in your heritage. And let me tell you, you guys had some lovely responses. Here are just a few of the ones that stood out…

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A Christian Response to Conflict

Loving others as Christ prescribes does not entail an intimate and personal relationship with everyone we meet, nor does it require us to spend copious amounts of time with them. However, Christ speaks to us in Matthew 5:44-45 when He professes, “But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven.”

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The Greatest Game

We’re all striving for something in life and, for us as Christians, we’re striving for a lot more than a World Series championship. We’re striving for eternal life in the Kingdom of God. To receive this gift, we must persevere through daily challenges, practice living a life of prayer and trust that God will help and lead us by his grace.

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I Surrender

Listening to songs, memorizing short prayers, and keeping Saints’ quotes around my room are the three main ways in which I respond to many challenges I face and continually give complete control back to Jesus.

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Finding Real Brotherhood

The apostles had each other for support; what makes us any different? I have been blessed to have multiple men in my life that love and support me, but the one that stands out, who is second only to my dad is my friend, David. When I met David, he was my Core Member. Now, David’s a real brother to me. Here’s what happened…

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