Video: Father Jonathan Morris on Being Gentle and Not Hurting Others

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This week’s video reflection from Father Jonathan Morris about being gentle and not hurting others is especially appropriate for the Feast of St. Therese of Lisieux, which is today October 1st. Though it was difficult, St. Therese practiced kindness toward the few Carmelite nuns in her convent, who often frustrated her or belittled her. She [Read More...]

How a 30-Year-Old Batboy with Down Syndrome Inspires the Cincinnati Reds – and Everyone

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Thirty years ago, when Cheryl and Dave Kremer received the diagnosis that their son Teddy had Down Syndrome, they were told he’d never have more than a 40 IQ and possibly might never walk or talk. That was just the beginning of the story, though, and it took a much more positive turn than anyone [Read More...]

Embracing the Darkness to Find the Light: Audrey Assad on Faith, Doubt, and “Breaking Bad”

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“For God judged it better to bring good out of evil than not to permit any evil to exist.” While searching for inspiration for her first indie album, Audrey Assad came across that quote by St. Augustine. Those words struck a chord inside her, maybe because she had spent the previous few years trying to [Read More...]

Father Jonathan Morris on Optimism versus Pessimism

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In this week’s video message from Father Jonathan Morris, he shares his thoughts on optimism versus pessimism. Specifically, he explains that optimism isn’t looking at life through rose-colored glasses and believing nothing will ever go wrong or that we’ll never experience pain. Instead, optimism is rooted in our faith in God and the Biblical promise [Read More...]


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