The World Is Watching

“Christ has no body now but yours,” goes the famous quote attributed to St. Teresa of Avila. What she’s saying is that we have become the means through which God chooses to accomplish His will in the world. Us, the broken. Us, the weary. Us, the imperfect. If a person is going to come to believe in Jesus Christ in this day and age, it will be because of something we Christians do or say.

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What We Bring to the Fire

God doesn’t just allow us to drag our dead fish to his already blazing fire — he tells us to. He accepts our offering — our good works, our suffering, our praise, our love. He accepts everything we have to give, and then He sits with us, and He gives us a job to do.

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Graphic Designers Share Their 7 Favorite Marian Designs for May

May is a month of beauty and the new life of spring! it is also a month set aside to honor Mary, the mother of Jesus. If you are looking for beautiful Marian imagery, WeCreate features images that are reverent and inspiring for your community.

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The Divine Mercy of Jesus

On Divine Mercy Sunday, we celebrate God’s abundant mercy. It may be hard to remember that we live in Jesus’ victory over sin and death; however, if we fail to embrace heaven here, we may miss the opportunity altogether.

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Leave It in the Tomb

Today, on the most important day of the liturgical year, the Apostle Paul is calling us out. “I see you hiding in that tomb,” he says. “I see you baking with that old, stale yeast, thinking no one will notice.” If you want to be raised with Christ, you’d better be ready to step out of the shadows. Seek what is above — not what is on earth.

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Parish Dispatch: Father Mario Amore, St. Aloysius Parish, Detroit, MI

We are honored to work with vibrant parishes across the United States, each one working to bring the Kingdom of God to their neighborhoods. Father Mario Amore serves at St. Aloysius Parish in Detroit. Here he answers some questions about his special parish.

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The Mission Did Not Fail!

Ponder the most significant stone or boulder in your life. Do you believe you have a future despite what is before your eyes? When Life Eternal touched the disciples, they were transformed. No longer were their eyes cast down or gazing in the past. God always brings life.

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A God Who Knows How It Feels

We’ve never known the Jesus of the Gospels to doubt the will of God. We’ve never known him to be a defeatist or to give into feelings of despair. He’s the hero who walks on water, the Savior who is welcomed to Jerusalem with a pathway of palms. And he knows full well that his Father has absolutely not abandoned him.

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How to Talk About Vocations in Your Parish

The World Day of Prayer for Vocations also known as “Good Shepherd Sunday,” is May 8th. Wondering how you can promote religious vocations in your parish? Here are some tips from all walks of life — a priest, a youth minister, a young dad, and a consecrated virgin.

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Make a Way

What’s your comfort zone: emotionally, professionally, personally? As much as we may not want to admit it, even (and especially) as people of God, we get deeply attached to our own personal comfort zones — and we tend to view those outside with distrust. But what if God had a comfort zone?

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In the Shadow of the Cross

It would be easy to see the triumphal tone of the entrance into Jerusalem as a grand conclusion of Jesus’ mission. But, as we know, his mission, his journey did not end there. And it is here, that Jesus shows us the way we are to go: the way of humility.

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Evangelization: Why does Beauty matter?

“To the hard of hearing you shout.” When Fr. Connor Danstrom received his assignment to the St. John Paul II Newman Center in 2018, the building was fine. No major roof renovations were needed. No structural damage was present. The chapel in the building, used for Mass and other liturgical functions, was a classic mid-century […]

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