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  • The Great Call of Apostleship

    In his last words to the apostles, the Lord Jesus Christ gave them a mission: “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you” (Mt 28:19-20). “Jesus Christ—the Word Continue Reading

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  • Catholic Social Teaching

    We live, not in isolation, but in solidarity with the human community. We live a communal life. Loving each other is at the heart of the Gospel message. The Church has been at the forefront in applying Jesus’ principles of our communal living; this has come to be known as Catholic Social Teaching. Belief in Continue Reading

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  • Christian Morality

    Christian morality is not a compilation of prohibitions or a list of do’s and don’ts, but a living out of a new way of life, a life in Christ Jesus. Clearly this new life in Christ, a gracious gift from God, involves choice. It requires decisions. It demands responsibility for our actions. Our response to Continue Reading

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  • Introducing Ourselves to the experience of Liturgical Prayer

    PRAYING THE MASS: THE LITURGY OF THE WORD From the Little Book Committee of the Diocese of Saginaw, Michigan. The easiest prayer in the world is the kind of prayer we do during the Liturgy of the Word: we simply listen to God speak to us. It’s like sitting in the sun. When the word Continue Reading

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  • What Faith Is and What it Isn’t

    The Protestant theologian Paul Tillich once commented that “faith” is the most misunderstood word in the religious vocabulary. I’m increasingly convinced that he was right about this. The ground for my conviction is the absolutely steady reiteration on my Internet forums of gross caricatures of what serious believers mean by faith.

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