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One Step Away

One Step Away Watch

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By Norm LeDonne

Temptations take many forms. Some are quite overt, as in viewing people as objects to satisfy our pleasures instead of as children of God - the sin ...

Santa's Mercy: Even Naughty Kids Get Gifts for Christmas

Santa's Mercy: Even Naughty Kids Get Gifts for Christmas

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By Tara K. E. Brelinsky

Standing wide-eyed before the big guy, my little boys conducted themselves like little cherubs. There was no pushing, shoving or fussing, just ...

I Surrender

I Surrender Watch

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By Norm LeDonne

As we go through life, it can sometimes be easy to forget about God. We get wrapped up in our every day comings and goings, dealing with the issues ...

The Road to Gratitude

The Road to Gratitude

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By Chaplain Adele M. Gill

I don't know about you, but sometimes I get a little anxious when things don't run smoothly or as expected. Other times, I am even overwhelmed by a ...

I Will Choose Christ

I Will Choose Christ

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By Norm LeDonne

Every minute of every day we are given a choice as to how we want to live. Will the path we choose be that of the world, seeking wealth, fame, money, ...

Finding Your Purpose

Finding Your Purpose

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By Chaplain Adele M. Gill

Though ones' focus and purpose can and do often change throughout a lifetime, the fact remains that God has a series of purposes and plans for each ...

Sweet Redeemer

Sweet Redeemer Watch

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By Norm LeDonne

How do you read the Gospels? I know that I sometimes read them like a reading assignment, just wanting to finish the chapter. Sometimes I read the ...

'Whom Will Ye That I Release Unto You?'

'Whom Will Ye That I Release Unto You?'

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By Cheryl Jones

We are on the eve of the only election that will ever matter. There are several disturbing phenomenon.  Among the intelligence community, ...

Maker Of The Universe

Maker Of The Universe Watch

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By Norm LeDonne

<a href="http://www.christianmusicality.com/?page_id=32">Phil Keaggy</a> is an American guitarist and vocalist. His musical career began ...

Election Discernment

Election Discernment

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By Chaplain Adele M. Gill

Do you plan to vote for the Culture of Life - and how will you know? As Christian Americans, we are called to vote for the candidate who most closely ...

Halloween is a Candy Adventure For My Family

Halloween is a Candy Adventure For My Family Watch

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By Vincent Johnson

Halloween is a time kids look forward to. Parents on the other hand...

One True God

One True God Watch

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By Norm LeDonne

One True God (lyrics here) by Steven Curtis Chapman is a truly unique song. Musically, it has the many qualities of a good song: a melody that is ...

A Plea To Save Lives and Souls

A Plea To Save Lives and Souls

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By Michael Seagriff

This is not a political post. It is a moral exhortation, a plea to save human lives and souls!Speaking the Truth should not be a rarity in the ...

Better Is One Day In Your Court

Better Is One Day In Your Court Watch

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By Norm LeDonne

If you had a choice to be anywhere, where would you pick? The beach? The city? A deserted island? The forest? According to the psalmist who wrote ...

Our Lady of the Rosary, Adoration and My Friend Mike

Our Lady of the Rosary, Adoration and My Friend Mike

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By Michael Seagriff

We celebrated the memorial of our Lady of the Rosary on October 7, which was instituted by Pope Pius V. He attributed the naval victory over the ...

Pinky, My Black Baby

Pinky, My Black Baby

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By Tara K. E. Brelinsky

My abuela, aka grandmother, had faced injustice in her life. She'd felt the sting of rejection, yet rather than disavow injustice, she passed it on.

Behold! The Lamb Of God!

Behold! The Lamb Of God!

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By Norm LeDonne

I have attended Mass in probably 25 to 30 different Catholic churches over the past 35 years, including the Basilica in Rome when the Pope celebrated ...

Allelulia! Love Is Alive!

Allelulia! Love Is Alive! Watch

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By Norm LeDonne

Jesus Christ is the embodiment of love. He lived his life demonstrating acts of love and mercy as an example for us all. As a reward for his love, he ...

Book Review: Encountering The Manuscripts

Book Review: Encountering The Manuscripts

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By Norm LeDonne

I never gave much thought as to how the New Testament came to be written. I had assumed that someone carefully compiled the various writings sometime ...

Jesus Loves You: Trust in Him!

Jesus Loves You: Trust in Him!

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By Chaplain Adele M. Gill, RN, BSN, CPC

There is so much to prayer beyond simply asking God for all that we need in this life. When we trust in Jesus, and subsequently praise and worship ...

Who Am I

Who Am I

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By Norm LeDonne

Humble people often have times in their lives when they receive an honor that they think they did not deserve. This praise may lead them to ask the ...

The Storm of Resistance

The Storm of Resistance

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By Jackie Stammen

The powerful winds swirled and twisted around my body as I stood there motionless. It danced so close to me, yet left me completely unscathed. It ...

We Can't Give Up On Marriage

We Can't Give Up On Marriage

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By Tara K. E. Brelinsky

Considering the recent focus on the family both inside and outside of the Church, it seemed fitting that we'd find ourselves under a spiritual ...

An Encounter With Jesus Through The Hand Of A Child

An Encounter With Jesus Through The Hand Of A Child

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By Jackie Stammen

Surprises. Our God is full of surprises. A mentor in my life once told me to expect surprises in life, you are sure to have them. Good or bad, you ...

The Nails

The Nails

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By Norm LeDonne

The Nails is a heartfelt ballad by Michael Schroeder, expressing the remorse and love felt by Christians when pondering the great sacrifice that ...

On Being a Catholic Christian:

On Being a Catholic Christian:

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By Chaplain Adele M. Gill, RN, BSN, CPC

Being a Christian today can be riddled with challenges and awkward times. Being a believing Christian is not for the faint of heart, or for those ...

So Shines a Good Deed in a Weary World

So Shines a Good Deed in a Weary World

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By Jackie Stammen

Beginning on Saturday of this past weekend, the phrase made popular by Gene Wilder's character in the 1971 film, "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate ...

My Winged Messengers

My Winged Messengers

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By Michael Seagriff

Whenever I have been blessed to spend time in the chapel at the retreat house at the Abbey at the Genesee, an assortment of birds always flies above ...