Category Archives: sacraments

On Celibate and Married Priests

A friend shared an article on facebook today, written by a married Catholic priest in Dallas, Texas, discussing priestly ministry and the debate of celibacy versus married life for the priest.  It’s an article well worth reading, as he gently … Continue reading

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All Manner of Things Shall be Well – On Julian of Norwich and Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day began early for me this morning.  I found myself sitting in the waiting area of a local medical laboratory just after 7am, waiting for my name to be called so that a technician could siphon off 4 or 5 … Continue reading

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Mighty to Save

You know those things that no one celebrates, that you kind of think are deserving of a medal? I feel like surviving Holy Week was one of those for me this year.  As an RCIA candidate, it was definitely a … Continue reading

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Confession

When I initially began exploring Catholicism, the idea of confession appealed to me.  As a veteran of several years of therapy, I know the cathartic value of saying the deep, dark, not so flattering stuff out loud.  As a veteran … Continue reading

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