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Blessed Beans: How the Pope Baptized Coffee

I love coffee, and there are few things I enjoy more than a rich cup of the blessed brew. But my affection for this drink goes beyond preference and borders on necessity---for when the alarm goes off and I pry myself out of bed each morning, coffee is the only thing that can restore my humanity and keep me from...

St. Maximilian Kolbe on How to Have Heaven on Earth

Have you ever wondered what Heaven is like? I have. I mean, we talk about it all the time, but when we get down to it, we don't know that much about it. We do know that we will behold God face to face there, and we also know that we will find the fulfillment of all our deepest longings....

Should Catholics Cuss?

Recently, a horribly raunchy movie made national headlines because it contained over 500 uses of the f-word. Yeah, it was obscenely obscene, and obviously, that level of profanity is unusual. But the fact is, vulgarities are becoming commonplace in music, movies, literature, and everyday language. This growing trend raises the question--- is profanity a sin? Is it morally wrong to use words...

Get Your Beard On: A Call to Untrimmed Spirituality in a Clean-Shaven World

The following is a guest post from Tyler Blanski---a writer who possesses a beard of medieval proportions. Tyler is the author of When Donkeys Talk and Mud and Poetry. From bearded indie rockers to hipster barkeeps, facial hair is in. And with it come rumors of a holy renaissance. Men and women everywhere are rediscovering the hairy lore of church history, the...

A Unique Opportunity: 33 Days to Morning Glory

I just wrote about my devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, and today, I'd like to share a Marian devotion that can help you grow closer to Jesus. It's Marian consecration using the bestselling book 33 Days to Morning Glory. (Believe it or not, there's already 2 million copies of this book in print.) If you'd like to learn more...

The Other Woman in My Life

Men, I have a confession to make: There's another woman in my life. She's beautiful, faithful, holy and strong, and I love her more all the time. Don't worry, you don't have to tell my wife--- she already knows. I'm talking about the Blessed Virgin Mary. Brothers, despite what you may think, you need to be devoted to Our Lady....

St. Joseph: The Model of Manhood

St. Joseph was an ordinary sort of man on whom God relied to do great things.  He did exactly what the Lord wanted him to do, in each and every event that went to make up his life. – St. Josemaria Escriva Recently, I have been growing in devotion to St. Joseph, the husband of Mary and foster father of Jesus. St....

A Lenten Giving Opportunity

"It is more blessed to give than to receive." - Our Lord Jesus Christ As a rule, I don't promote giving to specific causes, but I recently wrote about the importance of almsgiving during Lent, and now, I've become aware of an opportunity to do just that. Allow me to break my own rule and share a little about this opportunity. The Need The...

How to be Catholic in the Cubicle

The following is a guest post by Bob Waruszewski. It is the first in a series on sanctifying our work. A few weeks ago, I was reading an excerpt about how a man chose to serve as a missionary on a college campus following graduation. He said that he decided to become a missionary because he wanted to something meaningful...

Spiritual Weapons: The Name of Jesus

"Flog your enemies with the Name of Jesus, for there is no weapon more powerful in heaven or on earth." - St. John Climacus "Blessed be the Name of Jesus." - The Divine Praises Among the spiritual weapons in our arsenal, there are none as powerful as the Holy Name of Jesus. The saints have healed the sick, conquered temptation,...

5 Ways to Project Confidence

"The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion." Proverbs 28:1 Three days after I graduated from college, I moved from Wisconsin to Colorado, where my wife, who was then my fiancé, lived with her family. We had determined that we would begin our married life in the beautiful Rocky mountains, and our wedding was...