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REWIND: Pope Francis on God as our Father

Here’s what you missed from Pope Francis’ weekly general audience this morning: #PopeFrancis greeting pilgrims and kissing babies at the #generalaudience pic.twitter.com/UOoQqf5UoU — Catholic News Svc (@CatholicNewsSvc) June 7, 2017 The heat doesn't sit well with everybody… #generalaudience pic.twitter.com/X8McidwLGq — … Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, June 4, 2017

June 4, Pentecost Sunday       Cycle A. Readings:      1) Acts 2:1-11       Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34       2) 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13       Gospel: John 20:19-23 By Dan Luby Catholic News Service Tornado season is part of the … Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, May 28, 2017

I’ve had the privilege of being present when two of my nephews were commissioned as Marine officers. They had been through months of rigorous academic, physical and leadership training, and it was a proud moment for their parents when the new officers, resplendent in their “dress blues,” received their second-lieutenant pins. Continue reading

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Protecting children: Don’t let dedication deplete reserves of compassion

By Drew Dillingham Catholic News Service (Fourteenth in a series) ROME — To have compassion means to suffer with another. It is a trait we as Christians seek to live out every day. Many of us labor, personally and professionally, … Continue reading

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REWIND: Busy morning at the Vatican

While much of America was still sleeping, Pope Francis welcomed Donald Trump to the Vatican, then led his usual Wednesday general audience in St. Peter’s Square. Here’s some of what you missed. Sun rising here at the Vatican. Security high … Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, May 21, 2017

I was 19 when my cousin came to live with my family. He was just out of the Marines. He was not doing very well and was lost in many ways. When we were children we had been close, but it had been a few years since we had seen each other, and trying to re-establish our friendship was hard.

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, May 14, 2017

I was 19 when my cousin came to live with my family. He was just out of the Marines. He was not doing very well and was lost in many ways. When we were children we had been close, but it had been a few years since we had seen each other, and trying to re-establish our friendship was hard. Continue reading

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