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Quick Conversation Starters for Sharing Your Faith

Question: How can I strike up an evanvelization conversation? from Catholics Come Home on Vimeo.

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#Fast Fridays in #Lent… not that we might do, that we might be… not the sins, but the faith.

Lent is not a punch card. It is not a ticket to heaven. It is not dues paying or making deposits in some holy account. Lent, in the briefest way, means 40 Days. In the longer way it means this. 40 Days. Productivity experts tell us that it takes more than 30 days to make…

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This makes me think… a prayer from St Thomas Aquinas to be diligent and to order my day

For Ordering a Life Wisely O merciful God, grant that I may desire ardently, search prudently, recognize truly, and bring to perfect completion whatever is pleasing to You for the praise and glory of Your name. Put my life in good order, O my God. Grant that I may know what You require me to…

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On keeping a good Lent: 10 Helpful Reading & Resource Links:

“God does not ask of us anything that he himself has not first given us.” – Pope Francis 1. Read Pope Francis’ Message for Lent 2015. (The quote above comes from it.) 2. Sign up for Fr Robert Barron’s daily Lenten Reflections. 3. Book Review by Barb Szyszkiewicz: 40 Days, 40 Ways, A New Look at…

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The F.U.N. Quotient… in which Fr Darryl autotunes the Church & Pope Francis (very fun & energetic!)

Fr Darryl is one of the many podcasting priests around the world. Here’s one of his latest video creations. Follow Fr Darryl Millette at SaskaPriest.

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Among Women: On Faith, Grace, and Prayer in Marriage and Family Life

This week’s episode of Among Women talks about many things that are close to my heart — marriage and family — and the calling to make Christ the center of those relationship and in our home. I hope you’ll join me as I reflect back on 30+ years of marriage and family life, plus have…

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The F.U.N. Quotient… Catholic joke edition

Over at Phat Mass, a great line up from their archives. At Catholic pages: Classic Church Bulletin bloopers. Catholic Answers has a silly thread.   

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The F.U.N. Quotient… bloggy edition

Sometimes ya gotta laugh… These blogs raise bring me giggles and smiles. It’s Like They Know Us The I Love Dogs Site, like this post. (A cute Boston Terrier here.) Catholic Memes, and over on Facebook too. The Ironic Catholic, (After years of family camping, and eight years of NOT, this was a gem to…

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Among Women 185: The Life of Ryan, with Mary Ellen Barrett

This latest episode of Among Women may require a box of Kleenex handy. My most wonderful and gracious guest is  Mary Ellen Barrett. This week we look at the difficult subject of losing a child to death. Blogger and Long Island Catholic columnist Mary Ellen Barrett reflects on the fifth anniversary since the death of…

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Among Women 183: Falling in love with the Trinity — and the feminine genius

This latest episode of Among Women features the faith story of Nan Balfour, whose love and faith in God led her to knowing her feminine genius . Together we explore the gift of faith and what it means to fall in love with God, and how it changes the way we love and live. Nan Balfour…

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