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As I Have Done, So You Should Do: The Joy of Celibacy

As I Have Done, So You Should Do: The Joy of Celibacy

When the Catholic Church uses a word like “celibacy,” the world’s reaction is immediately hostile. A lot of the time, the first word people think of is “restrictive.” The world sees celibacy as a ridiculous imposition that the Church puts upon some of her members to exercise excessive control over their lives.

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The Parable of the Talents: When One is Worth More than Five

The Parable of the Talents: When One is Worth More than Five

You might be familiar with the parable of the three servants entrusted with different numbers of talents. The classic interpretation of this parable says that the talents represent our different gifts and abilities.  Some people have more, some less, but we’re all called to use our gifts for God. Recently I heard an alternative interpretation…

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