Bellator Scriptor

On Freedom

I have hope that, one day, the mention of freedom in this country will no longer be a reminder of a unjust system, our flag will no longer be a symbol of a broken struggle for equality, but something we will all be able to celebrate with joy and pride as we look back on the hard work and progress we made when we came together. 

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Jason Pohlmeier

The Way is Not Easy

My previous pastor gave a homily in which he said something very similar that still resonates with me. He told us one Sunday that when we arrive at the gates of heaven, we should not look as though we just stepped off a cruise ship.

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Matt Glover

More of More

I’m rarely faced with the opportunity to “gain the whole world” at the expense of losing my soul.  But I’m often faced with baby steps towards gaining at least parts of the whole world.

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Regina Donahue

Fatherhood

At the heart of Christianity is the promise of the constant love and protection of a flawless Father to whom we all belong, no matter what our Dads did or did not do.

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Erin Bayard

Undone

Like the best of mothers, the Blessed Mother wants our knots undone.  Her Immaculate Heart wants what is best for our hearts.

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Kristi Bentley

His Most Sacred Heart

“Behold this Heart which has so loved men that it has spared nothing, even to exhausting and consuming itself, in order to testify its love.”

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Erin Pohlmeier

The Anchor

St. Josemaria Escriva is an example for us all on how to hope in times of trial.

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Anna Ostrom

The Heroic Minute

’m not gonna lie, I fail in the heroic minute more than I succeed these days, but after learning about it, I am much more likely to at least start with a morning offering or a “Good Morning Jesus” even when I failed to jump right up. 

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Erin Boelkens

On the Rocks

There are images that are forever imprinted on our minds. Images, so powerful, so moving that they stay with us, as fresh as the day we experienced them. St. Augustine said that “the power of a memory is prodigious”. When I read that statement, it stuck with me. I have spent time thinking about how

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