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Mary Beth Bonacci
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I awoke one morning last week to the sad news that Brittany Maynard, the young woman with advanced brain cancer, followed through on her plans to end her life. I wish she hadn’t done it. I know … more
“In death, a human being emerges into the light of full reality and truth. He takes up that place which is truly his by right. The masquerade of living with its constant retreat behind posturings … more
"Whatever men expect they soon come to think they have a right to: the sense of disappointment can, with very little skill on our part, be turned into a sense of injury. It is after men have given in … more
I’m a moral theologian — a law and order girl. I have always been intrigued by the question of the rich young man: “What must I do?” There is a real beauty to moral theology — a harmony … more
My cousin buried his son yesterday. Of all of the consequences of the fall of man from grace, very few seems as brutal as the reversal of the natural order that happens when parents pre-decease … more
According to the little screen on the seat back in front of me, I am currently flying at 35,000 feet, somewhere above France, returning from the canonization of Sts. John XXIII and John Paul … more
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about two friends who have died. One lived a difficult life and died under somewhat mysterious circumstances. I would appreciate your prayers for the repose of … more
So you’re reconsidering pot. Growing up, you heard it was bad. Not as bad as those other drugs, but still bad. It was a gateway drug. And besides, it was illegal. But now, the tide is turning. … more
Married couples who live together before marriage have a 50 percent higher divorce rate than those who live separately before the wedding. more
“The question comes: Will you still believe, will you still have faith, will you still trust even if God does not raise His hands to help you, to heal you?" — Chris Faddis, It Is Well: Life in … more
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