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Mary Beth Bonacci
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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
Well, I’ll say one thing for Pope Francis. He has given those of us in the Catholic “chattering class” plenty to chatter about. I have read most of his “controversial” statements, … more
It must be Tuesday, because, as seemingly happens on a weekly basis, my Facebook page is blowing up over some “big change” Pope Francis is reportedly on the verge of making in the church. … more
“Over and over and over again I see the church reaching out to families, the youth and the elderly. And I’m just left to fend for myself on the sidelines.” “The Catholic Church is awful … more
“I have never felt so isolated and alone as I do at Mass.” “I am profoundly uncomfortable in the typical American parish.” “The priest stated, ‘If you’re a new or first time … more
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Several years ago, back in the days when the Tom Cruise/Nicole Kidman divorce was dominating the headlines, I wrote an article contrasting Tom … more
Can you believe what a great new Holy Father we have? He’s a humble guy who used to ride the bus to his job as a cardinal archbishop. He turned down the papal apartment and instead opted to live in … more
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