Category Archives: Christianity

Act Like a Christian Sealed by the Spirit

It is said that there are no coincidences with God. Given what I wrote about in my last post, I was a bit taken back by todays reading for Morning Prayer (Liturgy of the Hours): Never let evil talk pass … Continue reading

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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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Finding Holy Silence in the Desert of Lent

Lent is hard for me. It is my busy time in the Church. I am more Martha than Mary. But Iknow that I will fail in my ministry, and fail as a disciple, if I don’t cultivate a deep and … Continue reading

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As Christmas Draws to an End

The good news is that today was a very productive work day for me. Unfortunately, that means that I didn’t get time to post. I had wanted to write on the reading from the Divine Office for today, because it … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry Sunday’s Coming

H/T Neal Obstat

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Are You Willing to Die for Christ?

Monsignor Pope has a challenging post up for Holy Week. Excerpt: “So to stitch the questions together: Has Christ given you life and joy, and thus made you an effective witness, that turns many from the sinful and confused world … Continue reading

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Bad Catholic Takes Down “Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus”

Marc Barnes, The Bad Catholic, does an excellent job of taking apart the misguided sentiment and illogical arguments contained in this video, Why I hate Religion, But Love Jesus (H/T The Anchoress). Excerpt: “So onto the first bit of silliness … Continue reading

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God, Prayer and Tebow Time

My favorite deacons is a very happy Bronco fan. He was leading the Youth Group on Sunday evening, but I sent him several text messages to keep him up on the Bronco vs Steelers score. I don’t understand football, so … Continue reading

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The Tebow Effect

My favorite deacon has been a huge Denver Broncos fan for 38 years in the good times and  bad times.  Last night he had to leave the game before the end to preside at a funeral vigil. It was late … Continue reading

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Advent: Change You Can Believe in

Sometimes words are superfluous. H/T Patrick Madrid

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