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Almsgiving

  I used to dread the red light that stopped me at the busy intersection right next to a wearily downcast homeless person, holding a crumpled cardboard sign. I would try to read the dark sharpie letters written on the sign, out of the corner of my eye. I dared...

Suffering & Miracles

  Dear Friends, I am writing to you on the feast of the most beloved St. Joseph! What a wonderful day to celebrate the role of fatherhood and the St. Josephs in our own lives. Here you can read my personal encounter with the foster father of Jesus, and how that...

Charity in Marriage

  If you've ever set out to intentionally be more charitable, then you know better than most that your efforts, as well as your internal disposition are often challenged to a fault! There are times when I consider the choice of my married vocation, and wonder if...

Hope In Marriage

    This week, we walked through the virtue of hope! Thank the good Lord for hope, as hope is necessary in each step of life, and certainly in every vocation - in a special and significant way, all its own. Despair and discouragement loom around us, tempting...

Faith In Marriage

  As we enter into the theological virtues - leading with faith, I found the scripture verse from Mark 9:24; "I believe, help my unbelief!" to be so well fitting of my own faith journey. How often does Jesus heal bodily ailments throughout the Gospels? Yet, we...

Temperance In Marriage

What Is Temperance In Marriage?   Temperance - the great moderator between restraint and excess can truly be a good friend in balancing and ordering our marriage appropriately. I'm sure many couples find that temperance often starts in the decision making...

Fortitude In Marriage

A Beautiful Work   It's so easy to forget the things we cannot see with our eyes; the supernatural realities working all around us. Despite the fact that we encounter them regularly, we often choose to willingly ignore the angels and demons fighting for our...

Justice in Marriage

  Justice is the virtue I have personally grappled with the most throughout my life, which is apparently a problem, because it turns out the Lord loves justice (Is 61:8). I struggled for a while in my younger years with proper repercussions for heinous sins, such...

Prudence In Marriage

    What an amazing first week of the marriage workbook this has been! Prudence..whew! I was honestly surprised at how much deep conversation this chapter produced between my spouse and I, as we were the ones on the hot seat! Our main takeaway was being...