We remember 9/11

Remembering September 11

September 11, 2001 is a day that we will forever remember as our country lost thousands of innocent lives at the hands of men intent on delivering a fatal blow […]

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Prayer

The Care and Feeding of a Catholic Prayer Life

Catholics are learning how much they need prayer, and how simple it is to integrate prayer into our lives. Older Catholics are discovering new ways to converse with their God; […]

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Who Do You Say that I Am?

For Sunday, September 13, 2015, 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time A new Pew Forum Study looking at the views of American Catholics on family life, sexuality, and Catholic identity has concluded […]

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Virgin Mary

Our Human Destiny

We must never brush off the place we have in God’s plan. How will those we see in our everyday lives come to know the Lord and then find salvation? […]

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Jesus

Everyday Stewardship: My Children Need Jesus

I cannot offer much to calm the fears of my children other than give them love. However, I can lead them to the one who has the power to truly […]

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World Smile Day is Coming!

World Smile Day is coming up in a few weeks, a day dedicated to doing random acts of kindness for the people we encounter in our daily lives. Of course […]

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The Mind

Stewardship of the Mind

We have been given our mind and intellect as gifts from God. As good stewards we are called to cultivate knowledge and develop our reasoning skills and offer them back […]

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WMOF

What to learn at the World Meeting of Families

The World Meeting of Families next month in Philadelphia aims to lead families to know their importance as a gift from God and to help them open their hearts to […]

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Pope Francis

Let Mercy Flow Throughout the Land

As good stewards we must consider how we will not only seek mercy for ourselves in this extraordinary time, but also how we will be instruments of mercy to those around […]

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Father Pyotr celebrating Mass in Be’er Sheva, Israel.

The Dream of the Kingdom

For Sunday, September 6, 2015, 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Last Saturday evening, at Mass in Be’er Sheva, Israel, the young Polish pastor asked a strange question, “How do you get […]

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No silver bullet

There Is No Silver Bullet

Some feel like if they only had this or that, won the lottery, or got rid of something else they would be complete, or at least better off than they […]

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Cathedral

Church Revitalization: 5 Reasons It Works (When It Works)

Everybody is talking about Evangelization and Discipleship these days. There are also no shortage of people willing to tell churches how to do it. Then there are the people who are successfully […]

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