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Father Charlie's Monday Morning Alka-Seltzer
“God made the angels to show him splendor -- as He made animals for innocence and plants for their simplicity.
But man He made to serve Him wittily, in the tangle of his mind.”
St. Thomas More in Robert Bolt’s
A Man For All Seasons
Hunger here in the richest nation in the world? Impossible, one might think. But the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ annual Hunger and Homelessness Survey makes it clear that hunger and food insecurity (not always having access to enough food to meet basic needs) not only exist, but are on the rise. The increase is reflected in the fact that the two dozen cities surveyed found that requests for ...
Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina has been elected Pope.
The new Pontiff, who chose the name Pope Francis, is the first Latin American every to become Roman Pontiff, and the first Jesuit.
The Argentine cardinal was elected on the 5th ballot of the conclave, ...
New Email Sign-In Page
January 2014: Google is replacing its various Google Apps sign-in pages with a single, new Google Apps sign-in page. Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, and all other Google Apps services will now have an identical sign-in experience. When users attempt to sign in ...
A vision of Heaven
As Dale McKay was facing death, he spoke to writer Nancy Schertzing about his feelings and his hopes for heaven. Later, Nancy spoke with Dale's widow, Ellen, who shared the joy of their marriage and the moving experience of Dale's death. Their story is filled with love and hope that speaks to all of us.
In the Know with Father Joe
Dear Fr. Joe: What is a mortal sin? If I commit one, do I automatically go to hell?
New Mission Education Materials From Glenmary
A major commitment of Glenmary Home Missioners is to call young people into mission and to raise awareness of mission need here in the United States. That’s the goal of the new Educate & Inspire: Home Mission Materials From Glenmary, a joint project of Glenmary priests, brothers and sisters. The first materials were released in time for Mission Month (October) 2006 and the latest...
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Family Rosary Announces Winners of 2008 "Try Prayer! It Works!" Contest
Family Rosary has announced the winners of the 2008 "Try Prayer! It Works!" contest. The 13th annual national competition — which encourages students to express their faith through art, poetry and prose — attracted more than 3,000 entries from more than 50,000 participants from across the country. ...
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Part 4: How to Be a Dynamic and Evangelizing Parish
Two very different parishes show what it takes to be both energetic and spiritual.
16th Sun [A] 2014
We live in a strange world, don’t we? So many people begin things with good intentions, wonderful visions, and really want to make things better, both in their own lives and in the lives of others. Marx and Lenin, the fathers of communism, really wanted to make the lives of their countrymen better. We went to war in Vietnam with good intentions. Atomic energy was supposed to make the world a better place. But, as in so many great efforts, things are likely to eventually go wrong.
California Catholic Lobby Day
Each year California Catholics gather in Sacramento to speak with their elected officials about issues of concern to the Church. This effort is ...
First Positive Conclusions Regarding The Holy See Report For The Convention Against Torture