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Overcoming Obstacles

Living out our faith on a day-to-day basis is a challenge. No matter what our age, vocation, or condition, we are subject to encountering obstacles of some kind. They may come from within—a crisis of faith, an illness, or simply the advance of age. Or the obstacles...

Created to Relate: God’s...

Our guest blogger today is Kelly M. Wahlquist, author of Created to Relate: God’s Design for Peace and Joy. As a woman created to relate, you can tap into a divine peace. It doesn’t matter if you are fighting cancer, battling depression, taking care of aging...

To Pray as St. Francis Prayed

Most of us agree, I assume, that personal prayer can be described as a conversation between two parties—ourselves and God. Speaking for myself, I often find myself giving more importance to my side of the conversation than to God’s. I think, for example, that I...

Prayerful Preaching

When Fernando Bulhom, an Augustinian canon in Portugal, became a friar in 1220 and took the name Anthony, he had already acquired a vast knowledge of Scripture. After a brief time as a missionary in Morocco and a short time as chaplain for friars in a hermitage...
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