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Love is a prayer

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My first thoughts in the year 2016 centered around prayer, mostly that I don’t do enough of it. My paths are paved with the best intentions. Each season of the Church year I dutifully pick up the accompanying prayer book from church. I imagine my family gathered around the dinner table in shared devotion. Then life happens. Dinner is chaos… Read more »

The Evolution of a Pro-Lifer

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As I have mentioned before, I was raised in a conservative Catholic home. My grandparents had a bumper sticker that read, “I vote pro-life.” Most of my friends were Catholic, and I was comfortable following the herd mentality. When I went to college, I started to think more independently. While still pro-life, I had issues with conservative ideology. I started… Read more »