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Lent: Letting in Light and Beauty

Originally posted on Dawn Morais:
Lilikoi blossoms dance in the sun. Lent: a time of abstinence and fasting; small penances amidst our everyday abundance that remind us to savor the sweetness of life. Lent invites us to pare our lives…

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Guest Post: After U.S. INF Withdrawal, Plowshares Activists, Facing Years in Prison, Warn of Nuclear Peril

The Kings Bay Plowshares 7 released the following statement on Monday: “On Friday, the United States unilaterally withdrew from the landmark Intermediate Range Nuclear Missile Treaty (INF). ‘There is a real and present danger that this action will provoke a

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Posted in Catholics and Culture, I BLOG, Nuclear disarmament, Nuclear weapons, Politics and Religion

CELEBRATE! Sr. Enda Ryan’s Platinum Jubilee, induction of lay Franciscan Associates

 “One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life.” Psalm 27:4 I am one lucky Assuntarian! We made a week-long visit

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Cleansing and re-inventing the Catholic Church: Let the sisters lead

My Franciscan schooling in Malaysia is one of the building blocks of my Catholic faith that I most cherish, next to everything I learned from my mother’s example.  Both the Franciscan nuns, and my mother, had little time for blind

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Guest Post: Multiply or Divide? The Economy of Generosity

With thanks to Rev. David Gierlach, Rector, St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, for permission to publish this sermon of July 29, 2018. Back in my seminary days some 40 years ago (ouch!) our homiletics professor said there is one thing you

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Posted in Business and Justice, Catholics and Culture, I BLOG, Uncategorized

CTA Calls on Catholics to Take Immediate Action for Immigrant Families

Call To Action, a Catholic organization committed to justice in our Church and world, is appalled by the forced separation of migrant families, as well as the practice of detaining children in Border Patrol facilities, tent camps and other horrific locations. This

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Posted in Catholics and Culture, Child Abuse, Children, Human Rights, Immigration, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

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