Tag: Fr. Hugh Barbour

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Trust in Times of Trial

When times are bad, there is a great tendency to absorb into our own hearts and minds the negativity and anger and sadness that surround us. This is especially true when persons with these traits project their mean-spiritedness and fear on those near them. It can be very hard for a morally sensitive person not to feel in some strange way responsible for the state of things.

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Greater Works Than These

Source: Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem., Catholic Answers via catholic.comReprinted with permission Fr. Hugh Barbour, O.Praem., is a Norbertine of St. Michael’s Abbey in Silverado, California. He grew up in South Pasadena and is a convert from the Episcopal Church. After earning a bachelor’s degree in classics from the University […]

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How to Vanquish the Devil

Source: Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem, at Catholic Answers At that time Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. -Matt. 4:1 The Sundays of Lent begin with a bang in the intense and powerful scene presented to us in the Gospel lesson […]