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Speaking to the Heart of the Abortion Issue

Every so often an argument comes to the surface on a key issue that cuts to the heart of the issue and sheds a powerful light of truth that is both timely and timeless. Even more powerful is when these arguments or truths come in the form of images that reach us at our core and sometimes fundamentally change the way we see the issues at hand. The two images below, the first revealing the hor...

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Devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows

Meditation on the Seven Sorrows of Our Lady is a way of sharing in the sorrows of Mary’s life. There are seven sorrows of Mary. The prophecy of Simeon The flight into Egypt Losing Jesus for three days when he was in the Temple Meeting Jesus on his way to Calvary Jesus' crucifixion and death Jesus' being taken down from the Cross Jesus being laid in the Tomb ...

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The Four Soils and Mary

A meditation by Stephanie Burke, originally given on February 5, 2020.

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Fr. Mike Schmitz - What is really happening at Mass?

A very powerful and important reflection on what is really happening and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and how we can orient ourselves to that reality.

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Luke 10:38-42 - The Devil's Battle Cry for Reform

Shall we seek reform under the battle cry of the devil, or of Jesus?

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What is the desire of your heart? The King is coming - Testimony of First Promises 2019

It is the evening before the Disciples Investiture and I have just entered the Church for Holy Hour at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Three hours earlier, I had arrived in the Birmingham airport after a six-hour flight from California, having left my four young children in the care of my generous husband who wasn’t exactly sure what to think about what I was doing but supported...

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Contemplation - Why Do Definitions Matter in Mystical Theology?

Dan reflects on how the misuse or misunderstanding of terms can cause spiritual harm.

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Am I not here who am your Mother?

“Hear and let it penetrate your heart, my dear little son: let nothing discourage you, nothing depress you. Let nothing alter your heart or your countenance. Also do not fear any illness or trouble, anxiety or pain. Am I not here who am your Mother? Are you not under my shadow and protection? Am I not your fountain of life? Are you not in the fold of my mantle, in the crossing of my arms?...

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The Lies the Devil Tells Women and the Antidote to those Lies

Stephanie Burke talks about The Lies that the Devil Tells Women and the Antidote to those Lies

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Longing to See God

Hide yourself for a time from your turbulent thoughts. Make a little space free for God; and rest for a little time in him.

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