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WEDDING NIGHTS AND WEDDING RINGS

By: Emily Wilson Anyone who has walked the road can tell you...saving sex for marriage is a challenging journey. You can listen intently to people who say it is worthwhile and read all about it and...
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The Man With The Perfect Self-Esteem

By: Caryn Tennant   "Love; it will not betray you Dismay or enslave you, it will set you free Be more like the man you were made to be" - Mumford and Sons In January I arrived in Madrid...
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Refuse To Sink

By: Ursula 'Refuse to sink' is not exactly a religious phrase; it was something my grandfather had told me one night after a very big family fight and ever since it is one that I hold dear to me. I am the...
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What Mikayla’s Death Taught Me

By: Fr Godwin Abbah I was called out to the hospital for a sick call on a cold February morning. As I walked in I got the usual stares that customarily come from people not accustomed to seeing people...
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St. Therese and the Holy Face

By: Nqobile Ngcobo   There is a picture of the Holy Face of Jesus that hangs in the church office. For a long time, each day I walked into the office, I would feel it staring at me and I would...
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Why Become A Priest?

By: Fr Charles Prince I think that I can say with a fair amount of confidence, that this is one of the top questions I have been asked since I started telling people that I was going to enter the seminary....
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Daily Mass… Just an added extra?

By: Sven Ruygrok Let me be short, sweet and to the point.   Short, because well, I stand an impressive 1.68m off the ground. Sweet because I will share with you a sweetness that no sugary...
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My life through a Peep Hole

By: Carmen-Marie Payne   As children, my brother and I would look at the moon. Upon close inspection we saw clearly the shape of a man’s face looking back at us. We were children with vivid...
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LENT: FAST vs FEAST

By: Deacon Des Eyden I saw on the internet that you can buy “Happy Easter” cards online. As I was looking through the range one of the cards caught my attention, the front read "The best part about...