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Which Saint’s Way Should I Follow?

Which Saint’s Way Should I Follow?

  Question: Ignatian spirituality, Benedictine, Carmelite, Franciscan — I love them all. Love the thoughts, prayers; but how do I know which “way” fits me…

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Waiting for God: How to Keep Listening When God Seems Silent

Waiting for God: How to Keep Listening When God Seems Silent

I’m not a patient person. Little frustrations like sitting in a traffic jam or standing in line at the bank have me grinding my teeth…

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On Belonging: How Adoption Is Like a Sacrament

On Belonging: How Adoption Is Like a Sacrament

Every instance of belonging is a mystery. People assume birth into a family secures belonging. We believe birth within a country’s border makes you a…

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The World Is Noisy; Mass Is Not

The World Is Noisy; Mass Is Not

I have recently become aware that my attention span is spotty and fragmented, like my Jack Russell’s jumpy focus. I started to read a topical…

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How to Deepen Your Faith as a Single Person (When Everyone You Know Is Getting Married)

How to Deepen Your Faith as a Single Person (When Everyone You Know Is Getting Married)

Elated announcements of fairy-tale proposals populate my Facebook newsfeed. Dreamy wedding photos from high school acquaintances radiate pure joy. My sister and her boyfriend actively…

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Virtual Retreat for Transitions: Facing Change

Virtual Retreat for Transitions: Facing Change

Try Busted Halo’s® Virtual Transitions Retreat and spend some time reflecting on the spiritual meaning of transitions in our lives. Download the retreat (if you…

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How Do I Overcome Anger?

How Do I Overcome Anger?

Overcoming anger is no easy task, especially when one has been hurt. It is possible, however. Our first task to understand is that anger is…

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5 Ways to Celebrate the Feast of St. Francis to Make Pope Francis Proud

5 Ways to Celebrate the Feast of St. Francis to Make Pope Francis Proud

The Feast of St. Francis is October 4. Use these suggestions to help you celebrate the feast day well.

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In Sickness and in Health: A Story of Selfless Love

In Sickness and in Health: A Story of Selfless Love

If you notice George on the 5:41 train to Ronkonkoma, you might think, “Another salt-and-pepper-haired banker/accountant/lawyer heading back to the suburbs.” You might notice the…

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How Many Times a Day Can I Receive Communion?

How Many Times a Day Can I Receive Communion?

Question: How many times a day is it permissible for a lay person to receive communion? I know canon law states “Can. 917 One who…

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