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April 05, 2013
Apr. 5: Speaking With Someone Facing Illness
You may want to comfort a friend or loved one who’s struggling with cancer, but...
April 04, 2013
Apr. 4: A Sweet 16 to Remember
Most teenagers ask for cash on their 16th birthday, and high-school junior Kara Magoolaghan from...
April 03, 2013
Apr. 3: The Impossible Gold Medalist
Swimmer Katie Ledecky, 15, was the youngest member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team in...
April 02, 2013
Apr. 2: Hope for the Future
On August 16, 2008, a small private plane carrying popular “mommy blogger” Stephanie Nielson and...
April 01, 2013
Apr. 1: Looking For God
Two of Jesus’ followers were traveling to Emmaus on the first Easter, when the risen...
March 31, 2013
Mar. 31: A Defiant Song
Following the movie theatre massacre that occurred in Aurora, Colorado, on July 20, 2012, Denver-based...
March 30, 2013
Mar. 30: Carry the Peace of God
Jesus is dead. He lies in the tomb. He died that you might live, proving...
March 29, 2013
Mar. 29: One Father’s Love
There was only one thing that could get Rick Van Beek of Midland, Michigan, to...
March 28, 2013
Mar. 28: A Life of Fortitude
Father Francis Ford, one of the first four Maryknoll missionaries in China, traveled there, eager...
March 27, 2013
Mar. 27: Jesus Wrecked My Life
Katie Davis believes that Jesus “wrecked” her life. In her eyes, however, that's a good...
March 26, 2013
Mar. 26: Strangers No More
Over 800 children fleeing poverty, political persecution, and genocide in other countries are welcomed at...
March 25, 2013
Mar. 25: The Humbling Grace of Service
When Janet Sahm, co-founder of Verily magazine, was in college, she took a summer job...
March 24, 2013
Mar. 24: The Gift of Life
When Michael Peters of Omaha, Nebraska, was an infant in 1996, his parents heard the...
March 23, 2013
Mar. 23: A Father’s Message
As a child, Ann Curry, the NBC television journalist, would ask her father what she...
March 22, 2013
Mar. 22: Movin’ With the Spirit
In the mid-90s, New York musician Sean Forrest could be found “hanging out in pubs,...
March 21, 2013
Mar. 21: Child Slavery Rampant
We may think the slave trade was abolished in prior centuries but tragically, it exists...
March 20, 2013
Mar. 20: The Medal of Honor
America’s Medal of Honor is usually given posthumously, but Sgt. First Class Leroy A. Petry,...
March 19, 2013
Mar. 19: Silence Can Nourish Your Soul
“At all times cultivate silence.” These words in a chapel’s stained glass window made Judith...
March 18, 2013
Mar. 18: The Grace of Brokenness
On January 2, 2009, Kevin Wells—a healthy 40-year-old husband and father of three— had just...
March 17, 2013
Mar. 17: Irish Blessings and Good Wishes
The Irish are known for their way with words, so here is a special wish...
March 16, 2013
Mar. 16: Compassion Class
At St. Vincent Academy in Newark, New Jersey, students learn more than just school subjects. ...
March 15, 2013
Mar. 15: Harnessing the Sun
OB-GYN Laura Stachel left her Berkeley, California home to investigate why so many women in...
March 14, 2013
Mar. 14: Blindness Leads to New Vision
In 1996, 23-year-old David Bigoney was shot in the head by his stepmother, who also...
March 13, 2013
Mar. 13: Aging Faith
Krishna Roy, 83, lives outside of Washington, D.C. She has worn many hats in her...
March 12, 2013
Mar. 12: Everything Changes
A professional musician, Marie Bellet sings about what she knows—as a wife and mother of...
March 11, 2013
Mar. 11: Can Hollywood Forgive Its Own?
Actor/Director Mel Gibson’s public indiscretions and offensive outbursts have been well-documented by the press. Some...
March 10, 2013
Mar. 10: Judging Your Neighbor
In his book series In Conversation with God, Francis Fernandez encourages Christians to become more...
March 09, 2013
Mar. 9: No Shortcut
A prominent businessman who was enrolling his son in a prominent university shook his head...
March 08, 2013
Mar. 8: No Loaves, but 40 Fish
“Small miracles are all around us,” writes Catholic News Service columnist Father Peter Daly. For...
March 07, 2013
Mar. 7: How to Sharpen a Student
In his monthly Apple Seeds newsletter, Father Brian Cavanaugh recalled asking a college student how...
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