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Everyday Stewardship: For God’s Sake, Take a Break

Everyone needs a rest. The problem is we fail to understand how important it is to rest. We think rest is void of action. Not only is resting an action […]

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Grateful for the Community of Faith

I spent five years in Alaska as a missionary prior to becoming Catholic.  Four years of that was in a little town south of Anchorage with a strong bohemian population.  […]

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Free Encyclical Resource Kit

 Following the release of Pope Francis’ Encyclical last month, Catholic Climate  Covenant and Interfaith Power and Light have teamed up to bring you an encyclical  resource kit to help educate, engage, and […]

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Why the Catholic Mass is the Center of All Things

The natural human response to hatred is revenge and war. The natural human response is to fight back. An eye for an eye. A tooth for a tooth. The other response […]

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Shopping Frenzy

The Internet is buzzing loudly today with sales at Amazon and Wal-Mart! Now, other online merchants like Target and Best Buy are creating other artificial shopping holidays for next week. […]

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Where Am I, Today?

One of the characteristics of an everyday steward is that he or she is mindful. When we are mindful of where we are, what we are doing, and our all […]

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Getting Away from It All

For Sunday, July 19, 2015, 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time At a time when you would think a lot of Americans are heading for the beach or the campground for vacation, […]

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Want to preach the Gospel effectively? Be welcoming, Pope says

In the final homily of his trip to South America Pope Francis said that a key aspect of Christian spirituality and evangelization is to have a welcoming attitude toward others, […]

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The Game of Life

As Christians, we certainly have the freedom to choose. Built on a foundation of morals and virtues we come to know right from wrong and understand the ingredients that ultimately […]

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Stewardship is Love

When I first became a Christian, I was taught that it was my duty to give my “time, talent, and treasure” to the church because “that’s what it says in […]

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5 Questions to Ask Why Your Church isn’t Growing

Growth is a sign of life. Of course, weeds also grow, so it’s important that your church cultivates healthy growth. Whether your congregation is large or small, affluent or financially […]

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Vacation Guide to Saintly U.S. Cities

Are you overwhelmed planning your annual summer vacation? We’ve narrowed down the list of places to visit to the best spots in the U.S. of A. with saintly names. Take […]

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