A Day in the Life of Faith

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We are in the second week of a Year of Faith, and in the Magnificat Year of Faith Companion yesterday was an entry not to be overlooked. It was from the writings of Dorothy Day and in it she cuts to the core of what a Year of Faith, and our lives, ought to be [Read More...]

Dinner Talk

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Some of what went down Thursday night at the Al Smith dinner in New York and why it matters. And a cardinal bottom line: “Please don’t be confused. Please know that simply to pray with somebody, simply to have a meal with somebody, simply to be friendly to somebody doesn’t mean that we are endorsing [Read More...]

First Al Smith Dinner Thoughts

Here. [Read more...]

‘I thought I was seeing the face of God.’

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In an interview with David Brody, Brit Hume talks about life after his son died: I considered myself a Christian. If someone had asked me if you’re a Christian, I would have said, ‘Of course I’m a Christian.’ But I think I was what you would call a nominal Christian. I went through my adult [Read More...]

Two by Two, Never Alone

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In his Angelus address, on August 2, 1987, Blessed John Paul II pointed out: Every Christian is, in fact, essentially an apostle. This noble status obliges him to undertake any and all efforts, personally and as part of a community, to achieve that which we invoke when we pray: “Your kingdom come.” The human being [Read More...]

Did You Hear What Archbishop Lori Had to Say about the Election?

Pass it on. [Read more...]

‘is faith truly the transforming power in our lives?’

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B16 today on the Year of Faith and our lives: The fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council is an important occasion to return to God, to deepen and live with greater courage one’s own faith, to strengthen membership of the Church, “the teacher of humanity,” which, through the proclamation of the [Read More...]

Religious-Freedom Click

Do you know about the Baptists suing President Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services? [Read more...]


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