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Taking Your Faith on Vacation: How to Plan the Ultimate Spiritual Road Trip

We are at the peak of summer vacation time, and to me, that means one thing — ROAD TRIPS! In fact, I consider myself to…

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How Do the Saints Hear Our Prayers?

I’ve taught faith formation classes to people of all ages, from preschoolers to pensioners, and by far the best questions come from elementary school students.…

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What Translation of the Bible Should I Be Reading?

What translation of the Bible should I be reading? There are a lot to choose from -- which one is the best?

If you want to sit down specifically to pray and meditate on scripture, I recommend you use whatever translation you have on hand that is familiar, comforting, and appealing to you. If you love...

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How to Be a Blessing in an Overwhelming World

Sometimes, when I feel overwhelmed by the problems of the world, a question floats into my mind. It’s a question asked by the wonderful singer…

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Rise and Shine! 6 Spiritual Ways to Start Your Day

Do you bounce out of bed and hit the ground running? Or do you need to be dragged from your bed kicking and screaming? I…

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How Should I Best Share My Faith With Others?

Jesus told his disciples to go out and spread the word of God. We are all disciples of God, and as such, we should be…

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Celebrating (In)Dependence Day

Last Fourth of July, after burning my 16th straight hot dog, I finally asked my dad for help. This was not easy. I’m a 30-something…

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Charity, Justice, and Mass Incarceration: How Visiting the Imprisoned Changed Me

Some things didn’t surprise me during my first visit to a state correctional facility in 2011. When I got involved with Partakers, a College Behind…

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Why Do We Celebrate the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul on the Same Day?

St. Peter and St. Paul are two of the most well-known saints and are often spoken of as the two men most responsible for spreading the…

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How to Intentionally Plan a Day of Rest

Most Friday nights, you will find me sitting in the chair by my front door with house keys still in hand, one shoe off, snoring…

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