Category Archives: Paul’s Page

New posts by Paul, and archived posts from his previous blog, Ghetto Catholic.


A Meager Reality

What it is Like to be Poor in America Today in America, there are several societal forces that work to keep the poor fairly hidden from the rest of us. This is unfortunate. What these […]

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The Greatest of These

In today’s technological society, it is easy to forget how much we depend on pictures (examples, illustrations, symbols) to show us the way. In a world filled with smart phones, tablets, and television, we are […]

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Hidden Are The Poor

America has become a nation filled with such wickedness, that often, good-hearted men despair. Yet, there are many that would like to help the poor, but do not know how. The first step in determining […]

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No More Jesus Loves You

The Problem There are endless studies and analysis discussing the results of a poor home life on academics, potential earning capacity, and psychological health. This post instead focuses on the spiritual consequences of broken homes, […]

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Sunday Story

A True Story I have often been blessed to be able to bring lots of kids (other than my biological ones) to Church with me. A while back, I brought six, plus an older brother, […]

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Choices (A Parable)

There once was a little girl named Linda. She was a bit sassy, but in a playful way. Her life was mostly happy, except when her parents fought, which they did quite a bit. Linda […]

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Water is Thicker Than Blood

In my experience, families are messy. There are fights, sacrifices, insults, kindnesses, and estrangements. Family can be a great asset in leading its own to Christ, and it can be a great barrier. No family […]

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The Gift: A Parable (by Geneva Heidmann)

Once, there was a merchant. He cared very deeply for the poor, and whenever he could, he helped them.   Now this merchant had in his left leg, a limp. It was not a huge […]

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