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Fearless

By Greg Zambrano   The passion of Christ is a very violent and horrific event, but we should never be afraid of a crucifix – just respect and honor it.   Many courageous Christian men and women have stared at, venerated and exalted one. Valiant saints like Maximilian Kolbe, Edith Stein, Maria Goretti and others […]

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Family Lesson

By Kristy Solis A friend of our family told us, “The world would be a better place if all families stride to teach their families to be well intention in faith.” Although I consider this less a family lesson and more a call from Jesus for all of us to always act with pure intentions, […]

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The Holy Trinity and the family have a lot in common

By Megan Lacourrege “Theology of the Body” by Pope St. John Paul II is a thought-provoking read. A celibate himself, John Paul II took observations from his own upbringing and years of counseling couples amidst their marital trials to give public homilies on human sexuality. These homilies were transcribed and compiled to make “Theology of […]

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The Gratitude Journal

By Ana Borden One of the most well received gifts on Christmas Day was a gratitude journal for our oldest child. During a year where the focus has been one of what went wrong versus what we should be grateful for, it has definitely been a good addition during our nightly routine. In just a […]

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Glorifying the Lord and loving my neighbor

By Ty Salvant God has gifted each of us with a variety of talents – mental and physical, personal and social.  Coupled with our personality, our talents take different forms. Some manifest outwardly as with a singer, while others focus inwardly such as songwriters. But these are all talents nonetheless. 

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‘Bluey’ on Disney+: Choosing the better part

By Kristen Bourgeois There are a lot of children’s television shows nowadays. So many options. And they all fall into different categories.   Some have great quality when it comes to learning and problem solving. Some are shows that have no value at all. Then there is another group of TV programing that is good but […]

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Childlike Wonder

By Stacy LaMorte Leaving work to pick up my children from school recently, I was driving down Napoleon Avenue.  It was a beautiful, crisp autumn day, so I was already feeling grateful to God for the glorious weather when I saw two boys who looked like brothers standing on the sidewalk.

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Wallet and Cell phone

By Greg Zambrano  One sunny day, the kids and I were outside the house. My oldest daughter asked if it is ok to judge others, to judge sinners and people who are in great mortal sin and don’t seem to care about coming home to Christ. Right away, I thought she needed accurate information and […]

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Companions on this journey

By Kristy Solis As we continue this journey through this pandemic, let us be companions on this journey. Although this has been a difficult crossroad in life, it has affected individuals in many different ways.  Therefore, as we continue, if you have companions or even one companion, it will make this time bearable and worthwhile. […]

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Icing on Jesus’ Birthday Cake

By Mary Bruno Chris and I had just moved to the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain and were experiencing a lot of firsts, like most couples do when getting situated in a new town. I met the pharmacist at our local grocery store and was surprisingly pleased at how kind he was; we discovered the […]

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Loving Thy Neighbor

By Jenny Dendinger During our daily bike rides, we make sure to smile and wave as we pass our neighbors. Occasionally, we stop and visit for a few minutes while bonding over a pet.  Friendly animals always make good icebreakers!  One day, while loving on his dog, Suzy, our neighbor asked, “Am I right to […]

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