You, Too, Can Be Mary Magdalene

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“You were meant for relationship first and foremost, of course, for a relationship with God, and then with your brothers and sisters in Christ,” Teresa Tomeo writes. By denying yourself God’s gift of sisterhood, you could be doing damage to yourself. You can’t redo the past. But you can forgive and move past the pain [Read More...]

Where There’s a Wills, There’s a Way

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There are people praying for America’s future — and it is not too late to join them. The U.S. Catholic bishops took the lead with a fortnight of them for religious liberty. There were eight days earlier this fall, invoking the Blessed Mother. There are an ecumenical 40 days of prayers, too, focusing on protecting [Read More...]

Be Not Afraid to Go Beyond the Conventional ‘News’ Frame

Thank God for ads in presidential campaigns (really!), which can become news event in themselves. At their best, they are educational opportunities and today we have one such example. The “Be Not Afraid” ad that the Romney campaign released this morning is a classic example of how campaigns can transcend the mainstream media with ads [Read More...]

What’s Weird in a Wildly Weird World

Emily Stimpson’s is a beautiful voice of the New Evangelization. Her recent book, The Catholic Girl’s Survival Guide for the Single Years: The Nuts and Bolts of Staying Sane and Happy While Waiting for Mr. Right, is bravely honest, a great help to her and younger generations. (I chatted with her about it here.) This [Read More...]


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