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A Beginner’s Guide to Eucharistic Adoration

A Beginner’s Guide to Eucharistic Adoration

My first experience with Eucharistic Adoration occurred in sixth grade at my Catholic elementary school when my homeroom teacher took my entire class to the…

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Virtual Earth Day Retreat

Virtual Earth Day Retreat

Looking for a way to celebrate >Earth Day this year? Try Busted Halo’s Virtual Earth Day Retreat and spend some time reflecting on the spiritual meaning of creation in our lives. Download the retreat (if you print it -- print on both sides of the paper!) by clicking the image below. Take a few minutes out of your day -- at your desk, on your lunch break, between classes -- and grow an even deeper appreciation for all God’s creation. Happy Earth Day!

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Waste Not, Want Not: Catholic Social Teaching and Reducing Food Waste

Waste Not, Want Not: Catholic Social Teaching and Reducing Food Waste

“Pass those plates down to the food disposal,” Grandpa would inevitably boom at the end of each meal, scraping sandwich crusts and half-eaten bowls of…

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The Season of Engagement: Building a Foundation of Faith for Your Marriage

The Season of Engagement: Building a Foundation of Faith for Your Marriage

On March 28, 2016, as we walked along a secluded hiking trail (like we did on our very first date), my best friend, Jesse, got…

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How Do You Overcome Doubts?

How Do You Overcome Doubts?

Question: How do you overcome doubts? After attending college again, and being surrounded by atheists (with good arguments), how do you deal with doubts? I…

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4 Lessons Jesus Taught Me About Finding Balance

4 Lessons Jesus Taught Me About Finding Balance

It was a typical morning drive to my kids’ school—rushed, in an effort to beat the bell. As I neared the school, I leaned on…

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No Mere Greeting: The Hidden Meaning of the Hail Mary

No Mere Greeting: The Hidden Meaning of the Hail Mary

One thing that makes the rosary one of my favorite devotions is that it is essentially a scriptural prayer. This is true in two ways:…

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Why Are There No Old Testament Readings During the Easter Season?

Why Are There No Old Testament Readings During the Easter Season?

The Old Testament has (almost) never been read at the Eucharist during the Easter season. St. Augustine of Hippo in the fourth century started this based…

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How I Taught My Son That Jesus Isn’t a Zombie

How I Taught My Son That Jesus Isn’t a Zombie

“Here comes Peter Cottontail,” I sang. “Hooray,” squealed my toddler. I smiled with delight as he excitedly embarked on a scavenger hunt to find the…

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More Than a Day: What the Easter Octave Teaches Us

Easter

Happy Easter! Don’t forget that Easter is more than just one day — it’s an entire season of the Church year that begins with the…

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