Members of the Royal Family

We say that claiming the name of Christian means we “put on Christ,” that we no longer go forth into the world, but Christ in us. As adopted sons and […]

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Everyday Stewardship: Don’t Forget Your Glasses

As Jesus was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a sizable crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind man, the son of Timaeus, sat by the roadside begging. On hearing that it was Jesus of […]

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For Those Who Are No Longer Free

The problem with addiction is often times your freedom is so limited that you can no longer see you are being held captive. And whether the addiction is drugs, alcohol, sex, […]

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Printed image of Jesus heals the blind man in Grace Church Chiangmai, Thailand. Photo © Freedom Studio / Shutterstock.com.

What Are You Looking For?

For Sunday, October 25, 2015, 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Nearly thirty years ago, U2 proclaimed in their hit song, “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” —an anthem for […]

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Hidden Treasure

When we think of riches, we think money and material goods. It is a logically understanding. But when we hear the parable that Jesus tells in today’s Gospel, we realize […]

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Everyday Stewardship: Hanging Out With Jesus

The world tells that status alone matters. But Jesus tells us that status isn’t important, but instead we should focus on becoming like those we surround ourselves with. So if […]

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Five Tips for Building Vibrant Church Greeters

Church greeters are a vital part of your parish ministry and a successful greeter team can help grow your church. Greeting is an opportunity to express God’s love through Christ […]

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Photos of Mother Teresa, Dorothy Day, and Catherine Doherty. Photo of Mother Teresa © Saikat Paul / Shutterstock.com.

There Is No Need to Fear

For Sunday, October 18, 2015, 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time It is quite amazing to consider the status that Blessed Mother Teresa gained in this world by living a life that […]

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Lessons from Fantasy Football

Too often in the Church we look at things like we are playing fantasy football. We look for the pastor to carry most of the burden for the pastoral care […]

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Lightning

Everyday Stewardship: When Lightning Strikes

One evening at my house the skies were filled with intense lightning and rain was pounding the windows. So the TV along with all the other electronics were turned off, […]

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Church volunteers pray round-the-clock for 30 years straight

While you’re snug in bed, there’s someone praying at the Perpetual Adoration Chapel at St. Mary’s Visitation Parish in Elm Grove. As of Wednesday, the adoration has been going on for […]

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Between the Francises

For Sunday, October 11, 2015 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Wisdom 7:7-11 Hebrews 4:12-13 Mark 10:17-30 or 10:17-27 He’s back in Rome. That gentle smile is no longer dominating our […]

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