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Catholic Homesteading

This article was posted to The Catholic Gentleman, I enjoyed it so much I thought I should share it.  It is a long read, but well worth the time. http://www.catholicgentleman.net/2015/01/praise-catholic-homesteading/

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Daily Reading Reflections 2/23

Over the past couple weeks I have started sharing my thoughts on how the daily readings are speaking to me.  It has born so much fruit so quickly it really amazes me.  It has been really cool to see how … Continue reading

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Our church has 24 hour adoration from Monday morning through Friday evening.  I normally attend for one hour once a week.  Occasionally I have been going twice a week, filling in for my pregnant wife when she is worn out … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Self Sufficiency

The other night at our bible study we talked about the sin of greed, or avarice.  The definition we used for greed is the immoderate desire for temporal possessions.  The key word being immoderate.  Our pastor then said that greed … Continue reading

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Deacon Reader, Not Just for the Diaconate

I recently finished reading “The Deacon Reader“, edited by James Keating.  In the introduction he states, “The essays collected in this book aim to give the reader an overview of the theological and pastoral nature of the diaconate and thus … Continue reading

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Our Blessing Baby!

We bless our children before bedtime.  Just something simple like, “May the Lord Bless you, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.”  Sometimes we add more depending on what has gone on … Continue reading

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Let the Peace of Christ Control Your Hearts

While in adoration last night I was reading out of the Magnificat.  The evening reading was from Colossians 3:15, “Let the peace of Christ control your hearts…”  I think I am a pretty calm, peaceful guy.  At least most of … Continue reading

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The Gift of Knowing Jesus

Knowing Jesus is the best gift that anyone could receive; the fact of having found him is the best thing that could happen to us in life, and sharing him with others by our words and works is our greatest … Continue reading

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Tired? Wake Up Early to Pray!

I have been feeling a little tired, mostly from being busy and feeling like I have too much to accomplish in a day.  I figure it is part of being a parent, I will sleep when they are older I … Continue reading

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If you are a Christian, you can’t have an opinion.

That is the basic idea behind a lot of postings I have seen on social media lately.  Things along the lines of “how can you call yourself a Christian if you say this about a (insert lifestyle or behavior)?”  Don’t … Continue reading

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