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Father Dankasa: Opening the door to receiving God’s grace

Monday, September 19, 2022087 Grace is defined as an unmerited favor we receive from God. It’s freely given through God’s benevolence, and God bestows His grace upon anyone He chooses. By our creation as God’s children, every human is potentially a recipient of God’s...

Father Esposito: The graced adventure of simplicity

Monday, August 22, 20220204 The future is not simply an adventure; it’s the adventure, according to the Latin roots ad, “to, toward” and ventura, “what will come.” While many students eagerly anticipate the start of a new school year and engaged couples impatiently...

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Father Dankasa: Bringing the young back to the Church

When the Lord appeared to two of his followers on their way to Emmaus, it was obvious that the men were cold, disappointed, and confused about all that had happened in recent times, especially the crucifixion of the man called Jesus. They were at a... Friday, July 15, 2022

Father Bayer: Read this book on racial reconciliation

For a while, I have been studying the topic of race in American and Catholic history. It is a difficult topic for obvious reasons, but it is also a rewarding one. In fact, I have been greatly edified learning about figures like Venerable Augustus... Thursday, July 14, 2022

Sister Veit: On aging and a season of fruitfulness

With the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v Wade, June 24 will no doubt be remembered as an historic day by pro-life advocates the world over. I have to admit that my thoughts were elsewhere that day – focused on life’s last stage – as my... Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Ductrám: A Letter for Father's Day

As we come to celebrate Father’s Day, I wanted to write to you from a dad to a dad. Thank you for all you do every single day for your family, especially your little ones. Sunday, June 19, 2022

Father Dankasa: Modern man listens more to witness than teachers

By Father Jacob Dankasa Special to The Texas Catholic The last words of a beloved one are very important. In a family with an older patriarch or matriarch who is in the final stages of life, the family often stands around him or her during... Thursday, June 16, 2022

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