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7 interesting Reasons to consider the existence of a Deity

7 interesting Reasons to consider the existence of a Deity I ran across this little article a few weeks ago and wanted to share it.  Skimming through each argument I recognized selected ones from the 5 ways of Aquinas, plus … Continue reading

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Beyond Matter and Form: How art helps us understand what existence really “is”

What is a work of art? Following in the footsteps of Martin Heidegger, let us ask this question while standing before a particular work of art: a pair of peasant shoes, painted by Vincent Van Gogh, who painted many such … Continue reading

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Read what the Legion is saying about the General Chapter: it has its own website!

This is the official website of the general chapter. The page is in Spanish, but it’s a great resource; information direct from the source! click here

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A good article to read on the occasion of the general chapter of the legion of Christ

Read this great article from first things magazine!click here.

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Pope Benedict XVI’s Resignation in light of Herman Hesse’s “Glass Bead Game”

Today I had an Epiphany.  Pope Benedict’s favorite novel should have tipped us of to his resignation long before it happened.  In an interview with the Pope from several years ago, Benedict disclosed that his most beloved novel was “The … Continue reading

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Leaving the Legionaries of Christ, Part 2: The Glass Bead Game

In my first year of novitiate in the Legion, I heard these words from a very prominent Irish Legionary: “the reason there are so few vocations is because today’s youth lack the strength of will to follow a vocation.” These … Continue reading

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Ex-Legionary of Christ seminarians get into an argument about Abortion

    A couple days ago, a friend of mine who happens to have been a seminarian together with me in the Legion of Christ posted a photo on the wall of a Facebook page supporting Abortion. The picture was … Continue reading

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Building on the Ruins of the Old Me: why I left the Legionaries of Christ

When I realized I had to leave the Legion of Christ, the floor was ripped right out of my life. Everything on which I had based my very identity was called into question.  I had become a member of this … Continue reading

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The Lake of Shifting Pictures: diving into my memories

I have a mighty vision.  I have an ideal that seems impossible, yet I believe it is possible.  Only time will tell if I was right. Lord, my God, what have you called me to do?  If what I have … Continue reading

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Pouring my heart out (a little at a time)

So does the world need another blog? All I know is that I need this blog. Badly. I need to share what I’ve been through, what I dream of, and pour my heart out in the hope that someone out … Continue reading

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