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Choose Your Own Adventure

Travel is one of the best avenues for exploring and deepening your spirituality, whether you’re going overseas or just down the road.

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Meet the Mystics: St. Catherine of Siena

Some will see in Catherine every sign of psychosis: the split personality, hearing voices, demonic visions, and a mystical marriage. The signs, to be sure, are there.

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Meet the Mystics: St. Francis of Assisi

There is a mysticism Francis offers to all believers, a mysticism that he illustrates through the gestures of his own life.

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Meet the Mystics: Mary

If the mystic is one who experiences in an extraordinary way the intimacy with God offered to everyone, then Mary is the model and pattern of the mystical life.

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The Kingdom of God

This blog on the kingdom of God is at the heart of what Evangelization is all about.

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Mary, Queen of Heaven

As Mary’s story shows us, one person’s faith can forever change the world.

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The Wisdom of Trees

Creation will not hurry. Yet, as life thrives and evolves, God will accomplish everything.

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