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Holy Journey Home

 St Anthony Shrine On my drive back to Virginia from Boston’s Catholic New Media Conference, I seemed to be guided by the Holy Spirit on a pilgrimage that I was not expecting.  Starting my day on Monday with 7am Mass, … Continue reading

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One Million Bones & The Labyrinth

  “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” Thomas Merton ONE MILLION BONES I was witness to an amazing piece of artwork and political statement addressing genocide on Washington, D.C.’s National Mall this past … Continue reading

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Second Anniversary of Call To Holiness Blog

Today is the second anniversary of this blog.  Thanks to all the readers and contributors that have helped this blog grow in popularity.  Last year we marked 14,441 unique readers of our blog, and that has now grown to 44,415 unique … Continue reading

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Fortnight for Freedom–Baltimore

            The Fortnight for Freedom started on June 21st in Baltimore with an Opening Mass for the Feast of St. Thomas More & St. John Fisher.  I was privileged to attend this beautiful service that … Continue reading

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The Shrine of St. Anthony

Yesterday, I was honored to join my fellow Secular Franciscans in a day of prayer and reflection at the inspiring St. Anthony Shrine in Ellicott City, Maryland.  The Secular Franciscans from the St. Margaret of Cortona Region (D.C., Maryland, Virginia, … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

                        Today we celebrate the feast of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.  St. Patrick is most famous for coming to Ireland to help evangelize and convert much … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Guadalupe

                        Today, December 12th, is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  My parish, Church of the Incarnation, has a large Hispanic community that comes together to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Forming a New Secular Franciscan Order

            I am excited to be involved with helping to start a new Secular Franciscan Order (SFO) fraternity here in Charlottesville, Virginia.  I have always been drawn to St. Francis and Franciscan Spirituality, and was … Continue reading

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A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms

There is a wonderful new book that I have been enjoying reading called A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms: 52 Companions for your Heart, Mind, Body, and Soul by author Lisa M. Hendey.  I had the pleasure of meeting Lisa … Continue reading

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All Saints Day & America’s First Saint

November 1st is the solemn day we celebrate All Saints Day to honor saints, both known and unknown.  One of my favorite reference sites for Roman Catholic Saints is at SQPN Saints that now list 7,274 saints.  It is amazing … Continue reading

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