Category Archives: Blog

The Gift of Tears

Why Are You Crying?

Are there any situations in your life in which you can’t help but tear up? Or cry? Are there any spiritual, sacramental or ecclesial experiences that bring tears to your eyes? How about social, family or …

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Catholic Vitamin X eXtra 5: Blog Page

This is one of our few guest re-run appearances on Catholic Vitamins. The subject of getting along with or listening to Mormons came up in our community where we live. In fact, Arizona has many Mormons – and the further …

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Catholic Vitamin S Support Blog Page

Hi again and welcome to the Catholic Vitamins Blog Page.

I have a full family picture of Michelle, her husband and nine children. Alas, I’ve had trouble posting it, and in the interim, Michaelle gave me a cute picture of …

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Catholic Vitamin R Repeat Blog

One of the joys of my REPEAT visits to Franciscan University is the ease of access to some of the heavy-weights of the Catholic Church and in evangelization in these times. I won’t… but I could do some name-dropping and …

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Catholic Vitamin P: POSTULANT Blog Post

This is the beautiful Christ the King Chapel of the Franciscan Sisters TOR of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother. The order is located in Toronto, Ohio, not far from Franciscan University (where the sisters do campus Ministry) and the …

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Catholic Vitamins M and N Blog for Mysticism and NFP

Well, this would be called something like: the deacon is trying to juggle too many balls in the air, coupled with getting ready for international travel — the Emerald Isle, and the roots of both sides of my heritage.

At …

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Catholic Vitamin L: Liturgy Blog Show Notes

What is liturgy? What is it about? What is the significance of the Mass? Why do we do what we do in liturgy of the Mass? What is it that we offer when we – or rather the priest on …

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Catholic Vitamin K: Knight Blog Page


Many of our friends and listeners to Catholic Vitamins thought that the ‘vitamin’ for this show as KNIGHT as in KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS. Sorry — that wasn’t the thought that inspired this particular show… but …

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Catholic Vitamin J: Joie De Vivre Blog

Our show is based upon the idea from the French word construct: Catholic Vitamin J for Joie De Vivre. The Urban Dictionary tells us  that the words mean a delight in being alive; keen, carefree enjoyment of living. Hearty …

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Catholic Vitamin I: Illumination Blog Show Notes

Father Donald H. Calloway, MIC is our guest for this most special Catholic Vitamins. The majority of our time and questions answered have to do with Fr.’s new book: UNDER THE MANTLE: Marian Thoughts from a 21st Century Priest. …

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