Category Archives: evangelization

True faith

“Modern people will say, ‘I’m spiritual, but not religious.’ … The implication is that any belief is a bad one; any belief that causes a person to change direction, make any real alteration in life, undergo any transformation, change any … Continue reading

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What kind of life do you want to lead?

Do you want to successful or significant? I read this question in the book On Fire, by John O’Leary (which is a great read if you’re looking for some inspirational summer reading) As I read it, I realized that the two are … Continue reading

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Where does change begin?

I am not a fan of politics, particularly in today’s environment. I truly admire and appreciate those who are committing their lives to making changes and trying to shape our world through it, but on no level is it for … Continue reading

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Don’t follow me?

There’s an interesting story in the Bible that I just rediscovered. It’s a pretty well-known story about a man who was possessed by many demons, and is cured when Jesus comes to his town. The demons beg Jesus not to … Continue reading

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Spelling Lessons

As I taught some basic Spanish to a class of second graders, I thought I would get some help from an expert. There was a little boy in the class who had recently moved from Mexico. His English was quite … Continue reading

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Explain

  When we can see our blessings and God’s work around us, it changes us. There is something different that is almost tangible. You may have felt it – the peace, the joy, the awe of seeing that there is … Continue reading

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Show me a sign

Whenever I meditate on the Transfiguration – the time when Jesus went up a mountain with Peter, James, and John, and was revealed in all His glory – I always think of our desire for signs. In fact, in the … Continue reading

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Let’s talk

“The Gospel lives in conversation with the culture, and if the Church holds back from the culture, the Gospel itself falls silent.” – Saint John Paul the Great We naturally gravitate towards people who think like we do, agree with … Continue reading

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Let your voice be heard

If you are between 16 and 39, or a parent of someone that age, and have wanted to have your voice heard in the Catholic Church, now is the time! There will be a Synod on Young People in 2018, … Continue reading

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Sharing your faith

  When you think of evangelization, do you think of someone standing on their soapbox, condemning everyone who doesn’t believe or act the way they think they should? Whether literal or figurative, I think this is the way that many … Continue reading

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