Category Archives: Sacraments

The Birth of Sabbath

I love my job. Teaching high school has a lot of perks other jobs don’t: I get to meet hundreds of new people every year, get to stay active most of the day, get to read and talk about cool … Continue reading

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The Death of Christmas Trees

Sorry it’s been so long between posts. I’m sure all three of you can forgive me. Today, the Christmas season officially ends. I know most of us probably packed up and moved on a while ago, but us Catholics are … Continue reading

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The Birth of Holiness Part 2: God Getting Busy

So the last post ended with me saying God needs to nurse us back to health. Every time I hear the phrase “nurse back to health”, I think of the following scene from The Princess Bride (look at me getting … Continue reading

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In a Nutshell…

My experience at Mass yesterday evening was pretty much a microcosm of everything I love about Catholicism. First of all, the readings rocked. St. Paul reminds us that our weakness is to be embraced because it can allow Christ to … Continue reading

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