Category Archives: Holiness

Happy New Year Revolution

Yup.  It is me; still breathing. Out of hiding at last. I hope that you and yours are having a very blessed Christmas season. This has been a challenging Christmas season in Casa Kehoe. My dear husband was and is … Continue reading

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In the Desert of Lent

How is your lent going? Well mine is a mixed bag. On the one hand I am going to daily Mass more often, and I have made progress on the issues that I needed to work on. But I still … Continue reading

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On Being an Authentic Christian Witness

There is much to munch on in a post entitled, Father Corapi and Authentic Christian Witness, by Anthony S. Layne on Outside the Asylum. Excerpt: So it is with authentic Christian witness. Ideally, a Christian properly formed and catechized isn’t … Continue reading

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Sometimes Being a Christian Sucks

In the RCIA I have continually taught, with great conviction, that being a real Christian is not easy.  It requires agape love. That is, Christian love is self sacrificing love. To agape love is to always wish the well being … Continue reading

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Being Catholic is Not for Wimps

Too often we Catholics forget that it is not just those who come into the Church at Easter who are converts.  Even those of us who came to the baptismal font in our mother’s arms are converts.  At some point … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s Three Step Plan to Become a Saint

Pope Benedict reminds us that we are all called to be holy. We are all called by  Christ to become Saints. Excerpt. “What does it mean to be saints? Who is called to be a saint? Often it is thought … Continue reading

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When Heroes Bite the Dust to Which We Shall Return.

Since becoming a young adult, I have avoided making idols of men and women. Well at least I don’t make heroes or saints out of the earth bound ones no matter how saintly an individual my appear. This is especially … Continue reading

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Convert hearts don’t win arguments

Heather King has a beautiful and profound post, on her Shirt of Flame blog. She has   some strong words for Catholics on both the right and left who engage in heat charged rhetoric. H?T Deacon Greg. Excerpt: To be a … Continue reading

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We are all called to holiness

In order to become saints we have to forgive our enemies, pray for our enemies, love our enemies. Deacon Greg has a homily up for this weekend. Excerpt. How do we begin? Writer Emmett Fox, in his book “Sermon on … Continue reading

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“All Of Life is Advent”

So penned Fr. Alfred Delp in the last Advent of his earthly life, from a Nazi prison.  Over On the Square at First Things, William Doino Jr. has a beautiful meditation on the prison writings of Fr. Delp. Here are … Continue reading

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