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SCCs can take Pope’s advice and ‘get out there’

When we think of forming small groups, we tend to stick to the familiar. Maybe there is a parish-wide effort, or maybe there are friends who are already part of your faith circle with whom you feel comfortable that you invite to participate in your faith-sharing group.   Those are good starting ...
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Artisans of Mercy

Some 25,000 people attended Pope Francis’s general audience in St. Peter's Square a few days after the canonization of Saint Teresa of Kolkata.   Before delivering his final blessing, the pope called on young people to follow her example and be “artisans of mercy.”   Why did he use the example of an artisan ...
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Parish Gardens in the Garden State Preach Louder than Words

St. Francis is credited with saying, “When you preach, use words only if necessary”—in more general terms, “Actions speak louder than words.’’   A year ago Pope Francis gave us his extraordinary letter Laudato Si'—Care of Creation. Three parishes that I know have taken that letter and creatively shared its spirit in ...
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Mary Magdalene: Apostle of the Apostles

Model Preacher, Evangelizer and Friend of Jesus   A good friend of mine, a no-nonsense man of deep integrity and dynamic faith, was once falsely accused of a crime and was eventually acquitted. He was famously quoted as asking the judge, “Which office do I go to get my reputation back?” ...
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Don’t do witness; be a witness

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea, and Samaria, and to the ends of the world.’’ Acts 1:8   The act of sharing your faith, being a witness to Christ, can be difficult, a bit ...
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Pope’s visit: A rock star or a prophet?

Pope John Paul II visited the White House on October 6, 1979, and I was watching at home, because that was a Saturday.   After the arrival and initial courtesies among the group gathered in front of the mansion, President Jimmy Carter gave welcoming remarks on the portico as the pontiff waited ...
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