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For the Conversion of All Sinners

At the beginning of Lent, I picked up my dusty copy of St. Faustina’s diary. This book transformed my spirituality when I was a college student. As I read the saint’s diary this morning, I was struck by Jesus’ words to her during Lent “Pray for souls that they be not afraid to approach the […] Read More

Preparing for Advent with C.S. Lewis

November is a great time to meditate upon our final destiny. Catholics are often reminded of the four last things which lay always before a soul on Earth: death, judgment, heaven, and hell. The souls in Purgatory have already faced these and during the month of November we pray for them; but we are also […] Read More

Things That Turned Me Catholic: Sin & Ignorance

I had the good fortune of attending a private Christian university on the West Coast for two years.  It’s a fairly well-known school that goes by the name Biola — an acronym turned name that once stood for the Bible Institute Of Los Angeles.  As the name suggests it is an evangelical Christian college with […] Read More

A Proposition to Divorce the World

Hardly a day passes that I do not see a story on Twitter or Facebook about the plight of religious freedom for Catholics. Without a doubt, the battle for religious freedom in the U.S. has been mild compared to many other countries, thanks, in large part, to the protection of freedoms enshrined in the Constitution. […] Read More