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What is your Galilee moment?

Pope Francis spoke about how Jesus told his disciples after his Resurrection to return to Galilee where they had first given their lives to him. “To return to Galilee means above all to return to that blazing light with which … Continue reading

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Learning to Love with the Saints

In the secular world, Jean Heimann could write a book, “The Three Romances of Jean Heimann,” since she tells her story from the perspective of three main romantic interests in her life. No, Learning to Love with the Saints: a … Continue reading

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Five ways to share your faith In the Year of Mercy

In this Year of Mercy, Pope Francis encourages us to show God’s mercy through our witness. The Holy Father called this Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy to direct our attention and actions “on mercy so that we may become a more … Continue reading

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Writers: Journal your Faith Story, Part 2

Part 2: The long and the short of it     Last month and during my presentation of “Sharing Your Faith Story as a Writer” for the March 4-6 Catholic Writers Conference Online, I stressed preparing to evangelize by keeping a spiritual … Continue reading

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Lent: Highlighting Forgiveness & Redemption for All; Even “Dutch” Schultz

We are now into the third week of Lent and the road to redemption has been halfway traveled. Throughout the world Catechumens have almost reached their goal of full inclusion into the Catholic Church, which takes place during the Easter … Continue reading

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Why am I a Catholic writer?

I’ve begun writing and speaking about my faith story. I’m reliving some key moments such as when I gave my life to Jesus at a Protestant youth retreat. In my staunch faith I never dreamed that five years later I … Continue reading

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Review: Eve’s Apple by Marie Therese Kceif

In Eve’s Apple, Marie Therese Kceif talks about her life as three chances, three careers, three marriages and three apples. “Many times in my life God has had to give me three or more chances in different ways and through … Continue reading

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Big-Hearted Families, Inspiring Stories from everyday families

 by Patti Armstrong and Theresa Thomas “I joined with (cancer survivor) and mother of nine, Theresa Thomas to write Big Hearted: Inspiring Stories From Everyday Families,” Patti told me. “This collection of 22 stories is a recipe for happiness and love … Continue reading

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Openness to Change

In our summer study of Sherry Weddell’s Forming Intentional Disciples over at CatholicMom.com, we’re moving along to Session 8: Chapter 7 on Openness in the journey to discipleship. Openness to change, although applauded in our culture, takes courage. We fear … Continue reading

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