What is a marketplace mystic?

A marketplace mystic is a person who desires to live an intensely Christian life in the world. This is to say a baptized Christian who understands that he or she is called not simply to know Christ but to share in his very life (a life of holiness) and mission. Another way to say this, coined by the U.S. bishops, is that a marketplace mystic strives

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"Solo Dios"

In these very difficult days for Catholics and for the Church, it is such a gift that we can turn to the wisdom of the saints for inspiration. Today we celebrate

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The secret of joy

he pursuit of happiness is a pretty common theme in self-help books, adult enrichment classes and even marketing programs. Indeed, I am a believer that a good piece of dark chocolate will make me happy!  But a lot of what the world sells as happiness is fleeting, one piece of  good chocolate soon give rise to a desire for more. That happiness

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