Author Archives: Susan Kehoe

About Susan Kehoe

I am the wife of a Catholic deacon living in Des Moines Iowa. My husband Larry was ordained in 2006. We have two children and five grandchildren.. Our daughter and her family live in Ireland, and our son and his family live in Franklin Massachusetts.

Belief-less Christianity

John Shuck, a Presbyterian minister,  thinks that is perfectly reasonable to not believe in God and remain in ministry.  (H/T Real Clear Religion) “How can you call yourself a Christian, let alone a minister?!” I get asked that question frequently … Continue reading

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I’d Rather be in Italy

Sorry for not  blogging. But. This is my busy, stress filled time of year. It is time to wind down the preparations for those who decide to come into the Church at Easter Vigil. 1st Communion is just around the corner. … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Moral Relativism

“Today, having a clear faith based on the Creed of the Church is often labeled as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, that is, letting oneself be “tossed here and there, carried about by every wind of doctrine”, seems the only attitude that … Continue reading

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Lost in the Desert of Lent

I think that I am lost in the desert. Hope that I find my way out by Easter.  My desire to pray more, fast more, give more, and blog more has not translated into action.  Yes I know that there … Continue reading

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Oh My. The End Must be NIgh

Just when I have been thinking that Americans have become so polarized that agreement on anything is impossible, I see this headline (H/T New Advent) National Catholic Journals Unite: ‘Capital Punishment Must End’  Joint Editorial of America, National Catholic Register, National … Continue reading

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Keep Holy the Sabbath

The third commandment tell us: Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days youshall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God; in it you shall not do … Continue reading

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I Love being Catholic

Even a Satanist can become a Saint: Rome, Italy, Mar 3, 2015 / 08:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Later this month Pope Francis will head to Pompeii: a city which lays claim to the curious story of a former Satanist priest … Continue reading

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