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Be not afraid: Pastoral Courage in a Pornified Culture

12Jun

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Fr. Sean Kilcawley Fr. Sean Kilcawley

Fr. Sean Kilcawley graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1996 with a BS in Middle East Foreign Area Studies. After serving for three years as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army he entered St Gregory the Great Seminary in Seward Nebraska as a pre-theologian for the Diocese of Lincoln, NE. Fr Kilcawley earned a Masters of Divinity and a STB from St Charles Borromeo Seminary in 2005 and then served the diocese of Lincoln for four years as a High School teacher of religion and parochial vicar. In 2013, Fr Kilcawley completed an STL (summa cum laude) at the John Paul II institute for marriage and family in Rome. He currently serves as Diocesan Director of the Office of Family Life and Evangelization for the Diocese of Lincoln.

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Joe Yank - June 12, 2015 8:20 pm

Thank you for your blog. Father Joseph Kentenich, Founder of the Schoenstatt Movement wrote a prayer when he was still very young which may be worthwhile to mention in light of your blog:

Hail Mary,
for the sake of your purity
keep me pure in body and soul.
Open wide to me your heart
and the heart of your Son.
Implore for me deep self knowledge
and the grace to persevere
and remain faithful until death.
Give me souls;
keep all else for yourself.
Amen.
(Heavenwards p. 172)

We can pray this prayer for all the souls suffering under the chains of pornography and many others… “Give me souls; keep all else for yourself.”

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