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The Secret Challenge of Lenten Giving

by Nick Luken on 3/24/18 12:00 AM

Every time Lent comes around, the perfectionist in me starts showing its face more than usual....

What I Love about Holy Thursday

by Nick Luken on 4/13/17 7:00 AM

Holy Thursday Mass is one of my favorite celebrations of the liturgical year. I’m sure I’m not...

A Thanksgiving Prayer

by Nick Luken on 11/21/16 2:17 PM

During this Thanksgiving week, we’ll surely see a lot of reminders to be thankful for what we...

Examining Catholic Prayers

by Nick Luken on 10/28/16 7:00 AM
Image: Josh Applegate.

One of the best things about being a part of the Catholic Church is the...

Serving God, Not Mammon

by Nick Luken on 9/28/16 11:39 AM


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A couple weeks ago I went to Mass at my alma mater’s Newman Center....

Some Thoughts on the Devil

by Nick Luken on 8/18/16 7:00 AM
Image: Flickr. 

In my experience, one of the most polarizing parts of the Catholic faith among...

The Blessings of Service

by Nick Luken on 7/11/16 7:00 AM
Image: CNS.
One of the easiest things for me to forget to emphasize in my faith life is service to...

Trust in the Lord

by Nick Luken on 6/10/16 7:00 AM
Image: Henderson State University.

If there’s one thing that has become clear to me over the past...

The Power of the Ascension

by Nick Luken on 5/14/16 7:00 AM
 Image: The Ascension of Christ, Gustave Doré.

As a graduating college student, I’ve got a lot to...

Avoiding the ‘A-Word' During Lent

by Nick Luken on 3/23/16 12:29 PM

When I was a kid, there were a lot of things that confused me about Lent. I understood the...