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Franciscan 40 – A Lenten Journey


To All the Boys I’ve…

It is a truth universally acknowledged (by women) that a dichotomy of qualities in men is quite attractive. You need only recall the well-loved fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast” to see proof of this: a strong and ferocious beast who becomes gentle, loving, and protective. It isn’t when Belle sees the Beast’s strength or…

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On Vanity and Insecurity

In reality, Christian humility not only isn’t a thinking-less-of-yourself, it actually consists in thinking more of yourself! It is the vanity of the world that limits our self-worth to our meagre accomplishments and achievements.

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Are You In?

By David Willey (Republished with permission from the Gauntlet) While it is the truism of college life that “it’s over before you know it,” during the first three years, there is a (somewhat deceptive) impression of permanence created. So it is with a sense of surprise, some admixture of relief and sadness, that I stand…

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So we do not lose heart. Though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed every day. For this slight momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, because we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen; for the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.

2 Corinthians 4:16-18