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One More Evaluation

By Ty Salvant What are your summer plans? Do they include camp, visits to grandparents, vacations or just downtime? Regardless of what you do this summer, how you spend time is vital. Parenting with intention can be more challenging now because we all want a break. While the summer is a great time to unwind […]

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Love Yourself

By Ty Salvant One of our commandments, often referred to as the “greatest commandment,” is to love your neighbor as you love yourself. While it is the ultimate act of Christian discipleship, one that we aspire to, there may be one flaw in our efforts. How well do you love yourself? How do you love […]

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Family of Adorers

By Ty Salvant Eucharistic Adoration, “is a devotional practice of adoring and praying in the Real Presence of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist.” When was your last visit to the adoration chapel? While becoming a committed adorer has crossed my mind frequently over the past few years, it never fit into my […]

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Re-energizing the Spark

By Ty Salvant How do you invest in your marriage? Over the past few years, the emphasis on self-care has increased enough for us to know we need it, even if we are not making time for it. However, I do not recall as much focus on nurturing marriages. Contrary to popular belief, strong marriages […]

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Welcome 2022

By Ty Salvant A new calendar year often feels like a reset, a chance for growth physically, spiritually, mentally, educationally or emotionally. This is the time of year where resolutions, goals, plans, intentions are set for the year.

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How Can you Love Your Neighbor?

By Ty Salvant During the hurricane, I found it relatively easy to not be overly concerned about what would happen. I knew I had no control over it, and that God would provide the grace needed to move forward regardless of the amount of damage sustained. The uncertainty of the state of our house while […]

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Do You Practice Thankfulness?

By Ty Salvant The holiday season carries with it an air of gratitude or desire to count one’s blessings, making it a perfect time to start new traditions and habits. A “Thankful Pumpkin” is a newer trend that helps encourage the positive practice of gratitude with the entire family.

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Reset

By Ty Salvant Since the storm, I have heard people talk about a desire to get back to ‘normal’, at least as ‘normal’ as life during a pandemic is. Instead of getting back to normal, let us look for an opportunity to do better. 

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Can you see God working in your life

By Ty Salvant One of the many hats I wear is working for justice and harmony among all God’s people. It’s a role which includes being a member of the Archdiocese of New Orleans Racial Harmony Commission and the St. Martin de Porres Society at St. Dominic Church in Lakeview. With much excitement, I invite […]

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Prophets of a Future Not Our Own

By Ty Salvant You have probably heard a version of this reflection several times over your lifetime. “We accomplish in our lifetime only a tiny fraction of the magnificent enterprise that is God’s work. Nothing we do is complete, which is a way of saying that the kingdom always lies beyond us.”

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My Fiat Moment

By Ty Salvant Recently, Derrick and I discovered that we were expecting another baby. While it took a minute to wrap our heads around being parents of seven children, by the time our first doctor’s appointment arrived, I was ready. It was early, really early – too early to detect a heartbeat, but certainly, enough […]

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