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Clean Your Own House (Soul) First

When assessing the purity of others, it is necessary to make certain that our own house is clean first.  The Gospel of Matthew instructs us to take the plank out of our own eye first. Only then are we able...

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I Am Both Martha and Mary

The Gospel of Luke tells us of the dilemma faced by Martha and Mary – the choice between daily responsibilities and spiritual nourishment. This ageless struggle remains to this day. In these hectic times there is even more emphasis on...

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Why Do Catholics Pray to Mary?

All Christians agree with the practice of praying the Our Father. However, the honor given to Mary by faithful Catholics is often mistaken for worship. This is something I run across quite often. You see, most of my childhood was...