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Another FfF

Reading over this essay, I feel the need to provide a cynicism alert. If you are trying to be positive during Lent, perhaps come back later. I see the USCCB is gearing up for another Fortnight for Freedom. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Two Weeks of Worthy Women: Laura Montoya Upegui

Last year, I think I did a bit better with a greater variety of witnesses for religious freedom around the world. This year, I think we have a number of women who were advocates for people whose spiritual lives were … Continue reading

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Two Weeks of Worthy Women: Jeanne-Françoise de Chantal

Liam suggested we meet the founder of the Visitation sisters. A good choice, I think. And while she wasn’t on poor terms with most clergy, she did have a few obstacles in her life. As a young noblewoman, Jeanne-Françoise de … Continue reading

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Two Weeks of Worthy Women: Jeanne Jugan

The worthy founder of the Little Sisters of the Poor may well have been permanently unknown had the schemes of a young priest come to full fruition. This is one of those rare turnabouts in which the priest was the … Continue reading

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Settling Into The New Look

My wife asked me why I changed the blog look. I still don’t like the big list of pages at the top, but at least it’s not obscuring the design. And readers have more organization for some of our topics … Continue reading

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Two More Weeks

June 21st will be the start of another run on freedom. It will be the start of the Fortnight For Freedom, 2013 edition. During the Fortnight, our liturgical calendar celebrates a series of great martyrs who remained faithful in the … Continue reading

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