From a religious sister: “Being a bride in a culture that is obsessed with weddings”…

“If you like it then you should have put a ring on it,” so sings our dearly beloved Beyoncé whom I pray finds her way to true femininity and womanhood. I regret to say that I sang this song many a time with my high school friends. I never took the time to read the lyrics until now. It returned to consciousness after a dormant 5 years of living in the convent…

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5 reflections on St. Joseph…

This week, on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception and the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of St. Joseph as patron of the Universal (that is, the entire) Church, Pope Francis declared this “The Year of St. Joseph” through December 8th, 2021. The Holy Father also published an apostolic letter about Jesus’ beloved foster-father entitled “Patris Corde” (or “With a Father’s Heart”)…

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When my wife died at age 27, these two Christian recording artists helped me through my grieving…

After my wife, Renee, passed on from cancer in 1992, at the startlingly young age of 27, I did a lot of grieving. One of the things that helped me through that process was listening to the music of two Christian recording artists. I’ve mentioned them a few times on Catholic Answers Live when people call in who are dealing with personal losses, and I thought I’d blog about them in hopes that the information could be helpful to others.

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