A Woman on a Mission

A Woman on a Mission

The Twin Miracles of Caroline Wolff and the St. Gerard Campus

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They prayed in the street out front. It was, really, all they could do. The buildings were in shambles, cheerless and institutional. The property stood neglected and overrun with weeds. The fences sagged drunkenly, where they stood at all. There were no staff, no supplies, no endowment, no funding whatsoever. Just a few people praying. Continue »


I No Longer Blame God!

I have experienced what I have been searching for all of my life—a personal relationship with God.

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I’ve been a Christian all my life. But even though I was raised as a Catholic, I have never had a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and because of that, my religion, or any religion for that matter, made no sense to me. Continue »


God Alone Can Fill The Hole!

From a prisoner in need

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I am currently incarcerated here in Michigan for violating my parole and am writing to enquire about receiving some Catholic literature. Continue »


Words of Wisdom about a Painful Subject

When I was eighteen, I found out I was pregnant. My boyfriend said he’d kick me out of our apartment if I didn’t have an abortion, and my employer agreed that this was the only logical option. She even offered to make the arrangements. My experience at the abortion clinic was painful and humiliating. I cried that day . . . and the next. Then I cried alone because my boyfriend and I broke up. Continue »


With God in Iraq

With God in Iraq

A Day in the Life of a Military Chaplain

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1000 hours (10:00 a.m.): I am traveling with a military convoy, making pastoral visits to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment. First stop is their Forward Operating Base (FOB) in a central Iraq town. I set up for Mass in a corner of the busy area where the Marines eat, recreate, and do triage for the wounded. Continue »


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