God Sees us Being Changed By Suffering – and Accompanies Us

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Over at “America” magazine, Kerry Weber shares a powerful, deeply personal reflection about her niece Marian Elizabeth, who lived only a few hours after birth. Kerry’s article, called “A Complicated Grief,” walks readers through the complexity of life and faith and doubt that we endure during tragic situations – and explores her heart and soul [Read More...]

How to Build an Active Prayer Life

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The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Building an Active Prayer Life.” If you’d like a pdf or hard copy, see the end of this post: Prayer seems like it should be easy. We say some tried-and-true words, and voilà, we’re praying. But as anyone who tries to pray with regularity knows, [Read More...]

VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris on the Last Judgment

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Father Jonathan Morris admits that the title of this week’s video reflection – The Last Judgment – sounds scary, but he doesn’t think it should be if we’ve come to know God as a merciful and loving Father who wants only the best for us. Father Morris goes on to explore Matthew 25 in which [Read More...]

Blessed are the Merciful: Living Mercy Today

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The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Blessed are the Merciful.” If you’d like a pdf or hard copy, see the end of this post: Mercy isn’t the most concrete concept in our spiritual toolbox. It’s much easier to recognize mercy when we see it in action than it is to define [Read More...]


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