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An Intimate Union

“For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.” This is a profound mystery—but I am talking about Christ and the church.1 The Profound Mystery of Christ’s Union with His Church Of all that Saint Paul ever wrote, this passage has to be one of…

Abstinence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder…

Last January Pope Francis was quoted as saying, “Some think that—excuse my expression here—that in order to be good Catholics we have to be like rabbits…No.”  He went on to say that, “God gives you methods to be responsible.” Breeding Like Rabbits Wait – what?! Isn’t the Catholic Church against contraception of any kind? Did his remarks signal a sudden change…

Marriage is the Leading Cause of Divorce…

— 1 — I read a great blog post the other day by Matt Walsh entitled, My wife is not the same woman that I married. In it, Matt wrestles with what it means to be committed to another person for a lifetime in a society which not only considers the idea of “till death do us part” to be the height…

Why I’m Catholic ~ Conversion

Part 3: Conversion (This is part three of a three part series. For part one click here.) Even though I was raised being told that we couldn’t be certain about a great many things, I was also raised to believe that truth was absolute. If that seems like somewhat of a contradiction – well, it seemed that way to me as well.…

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