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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, March 26, 2017

  March 26, Fourth Sunday of Lent       Cycle A. Readings:       1) 1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a       Psalm 23:1-6       2) Ephesians 5:8-14       Gospel: John 9:1-41   By Sharon K. Perkins Catholic News Service In the U.S. … Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, March 19, 2017

March 19, Third Sunday of Lent       Cycle A. Readings:       1) Exodus 17:3-7       Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9       2) Romans 5:1-2, 5-8       Gospel: John 4:5-42   By Jeff Hedglen Catholic News Service Why are you a Christian? What is … Continue reading

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Protecting children: How loving families, strong social support can help

By Drew Dillingham Catholic News Service (Seventh in a series) ROME — If you think the problems facing families today are new, just open your Bible; the common themes remain. Throughout both the Old and New Testaments are stories of … Continue reading

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Two saints’ feasts ‘can cure our amnesia’ on immigration

Here is a reflection written by the vice president of mission for Catholic Extension, a national Catholic fundraising organization based in Chicago that builds churches and aids the Catholic Church in America’s poorest places. Looking ahead to two important feast … Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, March 12, 2017

  March 12, Second Sunday of Lent      Cycle A. Readings:      1) Genesis 12:1-4a      Psalm 33:4-5,18-20, 22      2) 2 Timothy 1:8b-10      Gospel: Matthew 17:1-9   By Jean Denton Catholic News Service … Continue reading

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Protecting children: Overcoming resistance to usher in positive change

By Drew Dillingham Catholic News Service (Sixth in a series) ROME — During class this week, a student asked the professor why it takes so long for things to get done in the church. The professor answered with an analogy. He … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ words on women

By Junno Arocho Esteves ROME (CNS) — International Women’s Day is a day that celebrates the social, cultural, political and economic achievements of women. Pope Francis has often spoken on their achievements and contributions to the church, but has honored their … Continue reading

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