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What Makes A Perfect Wedding

“I want the wedding to be so beautiful that it converts everybody.” That was my sister’s wish for her wedding that happened last week. I had been to a wedding before, but that was a while ago, and I was too young to realize how moving a marriage is. When my sister came down the […]

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Angry Atheists and Closed-minded Christians

“Debates” about God’s existence between famous atheists and theists must take up half of all videos on YouTube. There’s hundreds of videos, each with millions of views, and I think that there’s two common threads in most of them: 1. the atmosphere of the “debates” is intense – there’s a lot of anger and hurt […]

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What HBO Knows That Pro-Lifers Don’t

Growing up Catholic, being Pro-Life was just natural. In church, we were told that life begins at conception, and that it’s not OK to “abort” (which is really just a euphemism for “kill”) a baby. On top of it being breathed into me by Catholicism, I never came across a good logical reason to refute […]

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The only way out of “Big Little Lies”

Big Little Lies is a new HBO series detailing the drama of a community of grade school moms in Monterey which is the epitome of a paradise. Everyone’s rich, powerful, beautiful, and have way too much time on their hands. It’s the lives that HBO seems to think that everyone wants. Everyone wants an ocean […]

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In Defense of Millennials

Simon Sinek was featured in a video that became wildly popular on Facebook a couple of weeks ago. In his interview, he delineated a number of things about Millennials that all Millennials (if we’re honest) know are true. Things like Millennials were constantly told that they were “special,” and told that “they could have anything […]

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The Case for “The Young Pope”

A lot of guys at the seminary have watched HBO’s new mini series The Young Pope starring Jude Law as the newly elected Pope Pius XIII. I finished the ten-episode season recently and, I have to say, it’s totally worth watching. It’s not worth watching because it’s edifying, or has a gripping plot, or because […]