Saturday, November 18, 2017

On Being and Staying Catholic in the Modern World

…And another big choice: You must make your adult commitment either to become a lifelong Catholic, on your own, or to leave that faith behind. That is a perfectly normal choice. Every human being must make it. More on that in a moment.

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Bravery in the Face of Tragedy: One Mom’s Advice to Parents

Go hug your babies right now. Soak in their smell, look at the innocent sparkle in their eyes that is lost somewhere between childhood and adulthood. Really feel how they squeeze you. Set down your phone and see them through the lens of your eyes not only the lens of your camera. Remember the feeling of their head on your shoulder, their hand in yours, their sloppy kisses on your cheeks. Nurse them one more time. Sleep is overrated. Listen five minutes longer about Star Wars, Minecraft and Disney princesses.

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20 Ways for Young Men to Become Real Men

“There is need for a crusade of manliness and purity to counteract and nullify the savage work of those who think man is a beast. And that crusade is your work”

– St. Josemaría Escrivá

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J.R.R. Tolkien on the Blessed Sacrament

“Out of the darkness of my life, so much frustrated, I put before you the one great thing to love on earth: the Blessed Sacrament…There you will find romance, glory, honor, fidelity, and the true way of all your loves upon earth…which every man’s heart desires.” –J. R. R. Tolkien (to his son, in a letter)

One Father’s Reaction to the Stanford Rape Case

I’m a Dad of 3 Boys. I Married a Rape Victim—& I Have Something to Say to Brock Turner’s Father

by: Kyle Suhan

Sex is always intentional, and they are going to understand that even consensual sex needs to be cared for with the utmost delicacy.

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A Little More About Me

UPDATE NOTE: See the post Even More About Me for the latest updates!

I am a truck driver Commodity Relocation Logistician. I drive a dedicated lane, which means that I drive the exact same route every trip I take. In my case, I make an average of 4-5 60-mile round trips a night before hanging up White Tiger’s keys in favor of some much coveted sleep.

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Taking The Search For Faith Search Online

(Originally Posted on Our Sunday Visitor)

The internet is an incredible resource for learning more about your Catholicism, but don’t put your faith in every website, podcast or app that claims to teach the Faith.

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Catholic Manhood: Like a Good Pizza

New Covenant Family File columnist Bill Dodds and his wife, Monica, are the authors of The Joy of Marriage (Meadowbrook Press).
Being a Catholic man is like eating a pizza. It’s possible to list the ingredients — the crust, the sauce, the toppings and so on — but the taste is a blend. One item may dominate a bite (more pepperoni than green pepper, more mushroom than garlic), but it’s seldom a single flavor.

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Catholic man sentenced to attend Baptist church services – for real :: EWTN News

An Ohio judge sentenced a 23-year old Catholic man to 12 consecutive Baptist Sunday services after an altercation in downtown Cincinnati in January.

Source: Catholic man sentenced to attend Baptist church services – for real :: EWTN News


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