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Why Sports?  Why Not?  A Soccer Nut [Re]Considers His Fandom

By Damien Murtagh Hey! I did it! Liverpool football club won their 6th champions league title! June 1 2019- time to celebrate! How fantastic an accomplishment is that for me? I mean it was touch and go yelling at the tv at the Knights of Columbus hall by myself while 22 millionaires kicked a bag of air around a field for 96 minutes. My support ...

08 27 2019

What Do You Worship?

It’s definitely a churchy word, but the fact of the matter is – everyone worships something. While it’s certainly a good thing for people to associate worship with God, do we ever pause to examine what that word actually means? In the English etymology, “worship” is actually combination of two words – “worth” and “ship,” meani...

03 05 2019

Sing in Exultation: How the Incarnation Calls Men to a Life of Worship

By Colin Stroud “At the name of Jesus every knee shall bend, and every heart confess that Jesus Christ is Lord.” A man’s heart is made for adventure, authenticity, and freedom.  However, we rarely find the fulfillment of these desires. We read books, listen to podcasts, and go to seminars to find out how to become the best-version-of-ours...

12 15 2018

Why We Really Go to Mass

God created us to give Him glory, which we do by sharing in His own happiness. The Catechism describes this reality in its opening line: “God, infinitely perfect and blessed in himself, in a plan of sheer goodness freely created man to make him share in his own blessed life.” The Baltimore Catechism captured the question “why did God make me?...

03 05 2018

Teach Your Sons to Be Religious, Not Sentimental

The practice of religion is not a virtue of faith. This might seem very strange since we usually understand loosely that the cardinal virtues (prudence, justice, temperance, fortitude) deal with how we treat things in this world and the theological virtues (faith, hope, love) to act toward God. Doesn’t religion deal with God and, therefore, the t...

01 18 2018

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