In all of our lives, there are times when encouragement makes or breaks our stamina. Even when all is well, we know a deeper happiness if our efforts find appreciation. Recently, I came across a publication of the Mayo Clinic and was … [Read more...]
February 20, 2014 By Sister Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz, O.P.
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December 12, 2013 By Fr. David Vincent Meconi, SJ
Evangelii Gaudium is ostensibly the Pope’s response to the Synod last October ... but it is much more than a simple reporting on what happened there. It is the outlining of the key themes Pope Francis hopes will constitute his … [Read more...]
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