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Single By Default: When a Vocation is Not a Vocation

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“As a child I imagined I would have a million children.”

Jess Keating doesn’t feel called to be single in her thirties, she just is. She writes about singleness and living somewhere between stability and uncertainty here: Single By Default: When a Vocation is Not a Vocation

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The spirituality of Andy Warhol

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Andy Warhol

Pop art provocateur, Andy Warhol, was a Ruthenian rite Catholic who attended daily Mass and financed his nephew’s studies for the priesthood. Art historian Jane Dillenberger reflects on his life in The San Francisco ChronicleBerkeley art historian on creativity, prayer, and the spirituality of Andy Warhol

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The Secret Letters of Pope John Paul II

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JPII on a ski trip with Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

Most people fall in love, even those who have taken a vow of chastity, but St. John Paul II never broke his promise of celibacy in his friendship with fellow Polish philosopher Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka. As Fr. James Martin writes, “Are we surprised that a saint could love? Or that someone could love one in return?” Read the story from the BBC here: The Secret Letters of Pope John Paul II

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