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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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‘Invest Yourself’: Leadership Tips for All Aspects of Life

John Abbate, owner-operator of a large number of McDonald’s restaurants throughout Central California, has built a successful career investing in the iconic golden arches and…

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What Are Hermits?

What are hermits? And do they have anything to do with Catholicism? A hermit is someone who has withdrawn to a solitary place for a…

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2018 Summer Photo Challenge

Beach trips, frosty drinks, and fireworks all make summer the most Instagram-worthy time of year. With Busted Halo’s fifth annual summer photo challenge, you get…

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How to Make Friends With a Saint

St. Clare of Assisi is the patron saint of television – something I didn’t actually know in the 1990s when I was working in that…

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Virtual Father’s Day Retreat

Father’s Day is this weekend and it’s time to honor dear old Dad. Fathers share helpful advice and wisdom throughout our lives (or at least…

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7 Simple Steps for the Summer Before College

You’ll be amazed at how quickly the time passes between graduation day and packing the car to leave for college. Make the most of the…

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Do This in Memory of Me

“Will you take care of my car for me after I’m gone?” My father asked me while we sat in my sister’s living room. I…

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