Category Archives: Lent

Finding the Ultimate Pleasure Park

We live in a world where pleasure-seeking has become a highly prized ritual. And we keep upping the ante on what constitutes “pleasure.” Sadomasochism is being normalized, evidenced by the immense popularity of “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Addiction is rampant, … Continue reading

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Three

I must admit that I lament the way many of my Catholic brothers and sisters lack knowledge of the scriptures.  I sometimes hear crazy stuff that defames the Old Testament, the discipline of memorizing scripture or even the idea of … Continue reading

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Can What Kills Us Make Us Stronger?

Lent is a time for unlocking. Unlocking the doors to hope. And unlocking the doors of our hearts that keep us stuck in fear and trembling, imagining what might befall us. Jesus stands in our midst, saying: “Peace be with … Continue reading

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