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What Are Hermits?

What are hermits? And do they have anything to do with Catholicism? A hermit is someone who has withdrawn to a solitary place for a…

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2018 Summer Photo Challenge

Beach trips, frosty drinks, and fireworks all make summer the most Instagram-worthy time of year. With Busted Halo’s fifth annual summer photo challenge, you get…

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How to Make Friends With a Saint

St. Clare of Assisi is the patron saint of television – something I didn’t actually know in the 1990s when I was working in that…

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Virtual Father’s Day Retreat

Father’s Day is this weekend and it’s time to honor dear old Dad. Fathers share helpful advice and wisdom throughout our lives (or at least…

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7 Simple Steps for the Summer Before College

You’ll be amazed at how quickly the time passes between graduation day and packing the car to leave for college. Make the most of the…

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Do This in Memory of Me

“Will you take care of my car for me after I’m gone?” My father asked me while we sat in my sister’s living room. I…

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Does God Hear My Prayers in the Car?

Question: Does prayer in church get heard easier than prayer, for example, in my car on the way to school? God hears all prayers, and the…

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Ordinary Time, Extraordinary Possibilities

If I was to ask anyone at my school what season of the year it is, I’d hear the same loud, joyful response: “It’s summer!”…

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How I Deal With My Fear of Eternity

Most people love the hymn “Amazing Grace,” but for years, I dreaded singing it in church because of the last verse: “When we’ve been there…

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Where Are the Holy Days of Obligation in the Bible?

You won’t find a listing of the Holy Days of Obligation in the Bible because they aren’t there. They aren’t there because they weren’t instituted…

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