FaithBiblical Reflections

Loneliness and the Holidays

| 14 min read

As you likely know, the holidays, which are a time of joy, feel like a curse for so many—because during a time of celebration, many people are never more aware of feeling alone. Whether from memories of lost love ones, regrets of things that have happened, feelings of abandonment—those or many other things—depression spikes, loneliness...

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FaithLiturgical Reflections

A New Year’s Prayer

| < 1 min read

As 2020 draws to a close, take some time to reflect on these words from the prayer of Saint Francis. May this new year be one in which God shapes us to become people who more fully reflect his image in our vocations, our theology, and our culture: Lord, make me an instrument of your...

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VocationVisions of Vocation

Beyond Death

| 4 min read

“Beyond the door, there’s peace, I’m sure And I know there’ll be no more tears in heaven” There are mysteries in this life, questions with answers that are hard to come by, difficult to make sense of, perplexing to live with. The meaning of heaven, and the meaning of earth, are like that. What are...

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