Do you?

For children, many things come easily. Put a pair of ice skates on a three year old and it doesn’t take long before they’re effortlessly zooming around the ice. Give a four year old a smartphone and after a week they’ll know its functions better than most adults. For a…

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Behold your brother

Every year during the season of Lent, there are many opportunities for us to enter deeper into Christ’s Passion. Of course there is Ash Wednesday and with it the reminder of our own mortality. There are also the customary reminders for increased penance, fasting, prayer, and almsgiving. If, during Lent,…

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The Face of Faith

One of the great discomforts that many people have to endure at some point in their lives is orthodontics. After hours with your mouth open, you now have a mouth full of metal. It feels weird. It’s moderately painful. And there’s nothing attractive about it. Oh sure, you’re told all…

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Focus

Remember a time, not so long ago (in the grand scheme of things) when seeing someone wearing a mask in public was strange? If you were in a convenience store and saw someone come in with a mask, you’d think they were there to rob the place. It feels like…

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If Only

“If only…” Two little words. Two syllables. A total of six letters. Despite their diminutive size, how much power do those two words bring to affect change in the course of human events, both great and small? “If only I could eat of the fruit of that tree…” “If only…

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And Jesus weeps

Today is Columbus Day. Later on this month, in just a few short weeks, Fr. Michael J McGivney, founder of our Order, will be beatified. When he founded the Knights of Columbus, our mainly Protestant country was very hostile toward Catholics and Catholic beliefs. It was in this climate that…

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