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WATCH: Lent in Three Minutes

WATCH: Lent in Three Minutes

Busted Halo explains the significance of the Lenten season of prayer, fasting, and giving, and how you can make the most of this time of repentance and renewal.

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Amen: Say It Like You Mean It

Amen: Say It Like You Mean It

“Okay,” Jack earnestly responded, as he looked into my eyes and then drank from the chalice. I was serving as a Eucharistic minister at the…

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Post-Cana: Ways to Foster a Meaningful Marriage

Post-Cana: Ways to Foster a Meaningful Marriage

It was another Saturday night in our house: The kids were asleep, the dog had been fed, the dishes were done. Finally, it was just…

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Why Is St. Paul Called an Apostle?

Why Is St. Paul Called an Apostle?

Question: Why is St. Paul called an Apostle? He wasn’t one of the 12 Apostles that Jesus picked. The word apostle comes from the Greek apostolein, meaning sent…

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9 Ways to Help a Grieving Friend (That Aren’t Bringing a Meal)

9 Ways to Help a Grieving Friend (That Aren’t Bringing a Meal)

Last summer, our family was living abroad when tragedy struck: My 6-year-old daughter was seriously injured in a fall and had to spend several days…

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What the Bible Tells Us About Being Body Positive

What the Bible Tells Us About Being Body Positive

Maybe it was one too many holiday dinner parties or those extra calorie-rich culinary treats that leave us feeling a bit more vulnerable to the…

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Silence Is Hard: The Adventures of an Extrovert on a Silent Retreat

Silence Is Hard: The Adventures of an Extrovert on a Silent Retreat

I was born an extrovert. When I was 2, my mom put me in the front seat of the grocery cart at ShopRite, and as…

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How Do I Invite Coworkers to Think About Everyday Social Justice Issues?

How Do I Invite Coworkers to Think About Everyday Social Justice Issues?

There are a bunch of possibilities here. Most importantly, lead by example and speak up about the issues that are important to you when you can.

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How Can I Be Spiritual without Following Organized Religion?

How Can I Be Spiritual without Following Organized Religion?

Let’s start with what “spirituality” essentially is. Spirituality is a growing intimacy with God experienced through the people, events, places, and things in each day’s…

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Why I Keep Volunteering with a Ministry That’s Going Through a Rough Patch

Why I Keep Volunteering with a Ministry That’s Going Through a Rough Patch

When my husband and I converted from Evangelical Protestantism to Catholicism nine years ago, I knew it was God’s voice calling us, and I wanted…

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