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Church called to keep hope alive, live in joyful expectation, pope says

Church called to keep hope alive, live in joyful expectation, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The church of Christ is called to keep the light of hope alive in the world, showing all humanity the path leading to “the merciful face of God” and salvation in Christ, Pope Francis said.

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If laws don’t lead people to Jesus, they are obsolete, pope says

If laws don’t lead people to Jesus, they are obsolete, pope says

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jesus did “strange things,” like “walk with sinners, eat with tax collectors” — things the scholars of the law “did not like; doctrine was in danger, that doctrine of the law” that they and the “theologians had created over the centuries,” he said, according to Vatican Radio.

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Daily Scriptures: October 12 – October 26, 2014

Daily Scriptures: October 12 – October 26, 2014

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Oct. 12
Twenty-eighth Sunday in ordinary time
Isaiah 25:6-10a
Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20
Matthew 22:1-14

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Choose wisely: Accept God’s invitation to share life with him

Choose wisely: Accept God’s invitation to share life with him

| Deacon John Christianson | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever thrown a party and a person who you were hoping would come didn’t show up? The wedding feast parable speaks about a similar situation, but it is really speaking about the feast of eternal life with God.

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World Mission Sunday: What is the archdiocesan Center for Mission?

World Mission Sunday: What is the archdiocesan Center for Mission?

| Eric Simon | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Center for Mission promotes the missionary life of the Church and coordinate support for the mission outreach of the archdiocese by building bridges of faith, culture and resources to Catholic communities around the world.

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World Mission Sunday: Q&A with missioners Ashley and Michael Leen

World Mission Sunday: Q&A with missioners Ashley and Michael Leen

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maryknoll Lay Missioners Ashley and Michael Leen respond to questions about how they’re living their Catholic faith serving others in a developing country.

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More about Maryknoll: Simple lifestyle, diversity a draw

More about Maryknoll: Simple lifestyle, diversity a draw

| Sarah McCarthy | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three women who recently took final vows as Maryknoll sisters said they were drawn to the order by a lifestyle of simplicity, its international presence and the diversity of its mission work.

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World Mission Sunday: Missioner helps Tanzanians affected by ugly ritual

World Mission Sunday: Missioner helps Tanzanians affected by ugly ritual

| Susan Klemond | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Founded by the Musoma Diocese to care for victims of FGM in 2001, Jipe Moyo is a shelter primarily for girls ages 8 to 16 who are fleeing FGM, run by the Immaculate Heart Sisters of Africa.

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