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Author Archives: Dan F.
“A voice was heard in Ramah,sobbing and loud lamentation;Rachel weeping for her children,and she would not be consoled,since they were no more.” Mt. 2:18 It’s hard to put (figurative) pen to (figurative) paper in light of an event as evil … Continue reading
This post is a response to the great work that Brandon Vogt has been doing to promote the New Evangelisation, in this case through “Support a Catholic Speaker Month” (September). Since the only Catholic Speaker I have heard speak is … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking recently about how different Christians understand ‘faith’. In particular it has struck me how for most Protestant denominations ‘faith’ is something that you have, a noun and object. You hear phrases along the lines of ‘I’m struggling … Continue reading
So I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the frequently used Christianese phrase “Love the Sinner, hate the sin.” (LTS HTS) Is it just me or is that a really obnoxious thing to say? I figure that there are only … Continue reading
* Mark Shea mentioned that he might give my blog a plug today for which I am exceedingly grateful. If this is the first time you have come to my blog, this post is the 5th of a series of … Continue reading
Part 4 of the Listening to God series. Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. “Before you speak, it is necessary for you to listen, for God speaks in the silence of the heart.” – Mother Teresa “The trouble with … Continue reading
This is Part 2 of Listening to God on Prayer. The first two posts in the series can be found here: Why Listen? and here: Prayer, Part 1. The following meditation is heavily dependent on the very excellent meditation found … Continue reading
This is the second post in the Listening to God series. The first post can be found here: Why Listen. “Ask, and ye shall receive; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened.” The strongest one in … Continue reading