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Holy Versus Secular Detachment

In a culture that presents detachment as a distant type of apathy or indifference, the word detachment itself procures distaste and disdain for those who are genuinely seeking to deepen their interior lives.  Yet detachment can be holy.  We hear the word in terms of surrender or abandonment, as in “surrender to God’s will” or [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Faith and Family, Featured, spirituality|0 Comments

Couriers of Grace

I think all parents of disabled children have moments when they fear the future.  Our yes to life requires us to constantly advocate for our kids.  In Sarah's case, her health was always in the back of our minds.  Given her serious heart condition, she could live two more years or twelve.  We just didn't [...]

Lent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta

A companion to Advent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta, Heidi Hess Saxton's newest devotional continues the reader on a journey into the heart of this popular and beloved modern saint.  Saxton begins with a brief introduction, as well as an explanation on how to use Lent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta: Daily Meditations.  Intended to [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Book Reviews, Featured, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

The Hope of Lent

Have you ever considered this before? The greatest hope of Lent is the discovery that it's not only about penance, deprivation, spiritual struggles, and rooting out sin in our lives.  Those are often the things we do during Lent.  But the hope of Lent lies in what God does (p. vii). The hope of Lent [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Book Reviews, Featured, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

Captain Catholic Answers Your Questions!

Many of us are sort of swimming in this sea of uncertainty surrounding the political climate these days.  As a Catholic voter, I'm usually not torn about how to cast my vote each year, but this past year for the presidential election was particularly tough for me.  It seemed that a lot of others were [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Faith and Family, Lifestyle, spirituality|1 Comment