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John Keble


“Perhaps the real teaching point from his life is that he discovered a way to move out of his shell into a new reality, through his faith.  His faith inspired his poetry, and his poetry reflects the journey of a man who was continually seeking to understand Scripture and church teaching through the inner workings…(Read More)

“Louise de Marillac’s life story really wasn’t very different than our stories might be now. She put a dream aside, and by all accounts, lived a satisfying, challenging, and busy life. Yet when her husband died, mere chance re-awakened her to that old dream, and the Holy Spirit created new life out…(Read More)

Brigid of Kildare


“Brigid challenges us to go beyond the measured, reasonable generosity that always takes into account that something might run out…(Read More)

“Ultimately, it’s all about water…and in the case of our lives in Christ in the 21st century, perhaps we can begin to see this story through the lens of the baptismal waters and how they might affect our own fibers and our own bodily containers…(Read More)

Poor Thomas!


“This is not the kind of life path a chronic doubter would take. Yet, poor old Thomas will probably be known as “Doubting Thomas” for many generations to come…(Read More)

Ambrose of Milan


“Ambrose simply showed up hoping to prevent a riot. When he arrived, to his surprise the crowd started yelling ‘Ambrose, bishop…(Read More)

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