November 21, 2013
The rest of the world is buzzing about no-shave November right now. However, as Catholics, we belong to a long history of beards so magnificent they could never hope to be confined to single month. The face furniture of our early Fathers alone is resplendent enough to make Gandalf weep with envy (looking at you, First Council of Nicea).
November 21, 2013
The SLS 2014 Blog Contest, sponsored by the Order of Malta Federal Association, was a huge success!
Thank you to everyone who entered a post, voted for a participant, left a comment, or read a blog post. You all added to the fun and excitement. And now to cap everything off, we would like to announce this year’s winners.
So, now without further ado, here are the three winners of the SLS 2014 Blog Contest.
November 18, 2013
1. I thought about giving a brief description of you before the interview. I have plenty of flattering things to say, but I also wanted to let folks hear who you are from the horse’s mouth himself. Who is Brandon Vogt? Where did you come from? What do you do? What is your passion?
November 14, 2013
Fifthly and finally, be patient with yourself.
November 11, 2013
The SLS Blog Contest, sponsored by the Order of Malta Federal Association, is off to an awesome start. At this point, we can announce our three finalists!
November 11, 2013
Men without heads, figuratively speaking, is a plague we are dealing with. I was one of them. I am trying to never be one again. On a positive note, we can fix this and get our heads back.
November 7, 2013
In the battle against pornography, it’s important that we not only feed our souls, but our minds. The fourth step I want to suggest is that educating yourself on the destructive nature of pornography will help convince you to break free from it. If you missed the other articles in my series, you can read them beginning here. Here’s what the Catechism has to say about it:
November 5, 2013
If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance you’ve got a smartphone in your pocket. There are hundreds of Catholic apps available. Today, I’ll highlight 5 great apps that will help you grow in, live out, and share your faith. And they’re all free.
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