What I Mean When I Say ‘Amen’

You know what we get to do today, Brooks? We get to play baseball.

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Of Godchildren, Detox, and RCIA


How does sponsorship help the newcomer? It assures the newcomer that there is at least one person who understands the situation fully and cares – one person to turn to without embarrassment when doubts, questions, or problems…arise (AA).

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Holy Saturday Healings: On Looking Back and Peering Ahead


Rise, let us leave this place. The enemy led you out of the earthly paradise.
I will not restore you to that paradise, but I will enthrone you in heaven.
~ Bp. Melito of Sardis

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Who’s a Christian: Of Trump, the Pope, and the Benefit of the Doubt


The great revolution of faith is not a lump of reality fallen ready-made from heaven into our laps. It is a constant act of my individual heart and strength.
~ Monsignor Romano Guardini

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A Concert of Hope for Cowards and Sinners

There’s a sweetness in us that lives long past the dust
on our eyes once our eyes finally close.
 ~ Lady Lamb

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Waiting to Convert

God-Haunted Lunatic


St. Ambrose says of the two conversions that, in the Church, “there are water and tears: the water of Baptism and the tears of repentance” (CCC 1429).

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