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What A Halloween Costume Says About Us…

We don’t have time to mess around with this topic – but just because it is Halloween doesn’t mean we ought to dress (undress?) like a porn star. The truth is that Halloween has been taken over by commercialized sex more than any other holiday. What a shame! It is part and parcel of a culture […]

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The Catholic Church and Assisted Suicide

Clearly, the next pro-life issue we are going to have to confront is assisted suicide (euthanasia). Already a number of states have legalized doctor assisted suicides, which is the intentional killing of an innocent person, to stop their suffering. As Catholics, we must better prepare ourselves for the struggle on this issue and inform ourselves on […]

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Don’t Bury This Treasure!

While I was reading the parable of talents, I was hit between the eyes with this sentence: “But the man who received one (talent) went off and dug a hole in the ground and buried his master’s money.” A talent is a coin worth about 17 years worth of wages. In today’s modern income, this […]

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The Love Story You Were Made For

THE LOVE STORY YOU WERE MADE FOR All women have a heart for romance and love. This is because they are (generally) in touch with their emotions and the longings of their hearts. The longing to be loved. The longing to love another. But, our culture says this love is reduced to sex and sex […]

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An Aggie Catholic Vocation Story – From France!

Fr. Florian Racine was a graduate student here at Texas A&M when I was an undergrad. Even while he was a student, he had a passion for the Eucharist. After a few years of working as an engineer in Houston, he moved back to France and was ordained as a priest for the Diocese of Frejus-Toulon. […]

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15 Bad College Student Habits!

Working with college students for as long as I have, I have noticed a LOT of bad habits. But, these have to be some of the worst. 15 Bad College Student Habits Texting and Driving. I see you. Everyone sees you. In fact, I think I saw a dozen students texting and driving while coming […]

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4 Major Takeaways From Pope Francis’ U.S. Visit

No, I wasn’t able to go see Pope Francis live. But, last week was a special one anyway, due to Pope Francis’ visit to our country. He spoke directly to our leaders, both political and religious. He spoke to families, the poor, religious and priests, and even victims of abuse. He spoke to you and […]

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