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God’s Basin

(From: The Joy of Knowing Christ: Meditations on the Gospels by Pope Benedict XVI) Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end” (John 13:1). God loves his creature, man; he even loves him … Continue reading

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What it Means to Follow Christ

(from: Lent with Pope Benedict XVI: Meditations for Every Day) The expression “following of Christ” is a description of the whole of Christian existence. In what does it consist? What does “to follow Christ” actually mean? At the outset, with … Continue reading

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St. Gianna and Pietro Molla: model for the Synod on the Family

This past summer I wrote a book review of The Journey of Our Love: The Letters of Saint Gianna Beretta and Pietro Molla, for the October issue of Catholic Insight (magazine). The book, a compilation of 70 letters, cards and … Continue reading

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In Memory of Bryan

Within an hour of posting my earlier blog on Team Bryan, I received the phone call that I knew was inevitable but still came as a complete shock.   Bryan passed away peacefully at home on Thursday morning. He was 6 … Continue reading

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