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Telling our stories, knowing for sure

Telling our stories, knowing for sure

| Christina Capecchi | May 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Oprah Winfrey was first asked the question, the talk-show queen was left tongue-tied.

She was doing a live television interview with the late film critic Gene Siskel to promote her film “Beloved,” and he concluded by asking, “Tell me, what do you know for sure?”

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The art of slow living: When calligraphy becomes prayer

The art of slow living: When calligraphy becomes prayer

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Erica Tighe was 26 when she made the leap: She would set out on her own to be a calligrapher. Full time. In order to pay her $800 rent and cellphone bill and $1,000 college-loan payment and also, hopefully, afford some food.

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‘I sold them life’: Learning from the Angel of The Gap

‘I sold them life’: Learning from the Angel of The Gap

| Christina Capecchi | March 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Little did he know what noble purpose awaited him when Don Ritchie settled into a house on Old South Head Road back in 1964. The former Navy seaman and retired salesman was eager to soak in the stunning view with his wife: an ocean cliff at Watsons Bay in Eastern Sydney known as The Gap.

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Waltzing on ice: on crisis and community

Waltzing on ice: on crisis and community

| Christina Capecchi | February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

When it came time to interview prospective sailors for his expedition across Antarctica, Ernest Shackleton had clear-cut criteria. He had to pick the right men for his journey to the bottom of the world, a news-making attempt to be the first to cross the continent via the coldest place on Earth: the South Pole.

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On cracked knuckles and self-care: a New Year’s resolution

On cracked knuckles and self-care: a New Year’s resolution

| Christina Capecchi | January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The themes emerge predictably. When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, we gravitate toward the biggies: get healthy, get organized, get a life. We vow to travel more, read more, save more and volunteer more. We conjure visions of the expansive, to live life to the fullest.

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The art of giving, the challenge of Advent

The art of giving, the challenge of Advent

| Christina Capecchi | December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Oprah Winfrey sings and claps when presented with the $69 lunch box that makes her 2017 “Favorite Things” list.

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No baby, but still giving thanks

No baby, but still giving thanks

| Christina Capecchi | November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Even before she was married, Emily Stimpson Chapman asked for baby prayers.

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Hurricane Harvey and the kayaking priest

Hurricane Harvey and the kayaking priest

| Christina Capecchi | October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hurricane Harvey stranded Father David Bergeron in his pick-up the night it ripped through Houston. The 38-year-old priest had been visiting his brother and had to pull over on an overpass 3 miles from his home in the flood-ravaged southeast side.

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Lead with beauty: evangelization and the solar eclipse

Lead with beauty: evangelization and the solar eclipse

| Christina Capecchi | September 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

The miracle was not just the eclipse but its impact, that millions stopped to look up. These days we tend to run low on wonder. This filled us up again.

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Priest holes and history lessons: embracing our ancient faith

Priest holes and history lessons: embracing our ancient faith

| Christina Capecchi | August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nicholas Owen was canonized 364 years after his death.

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History and humility: an old man’s plea to young adults

History and humility: an old man’s plea to young adults

| Christina Cepecchi | July 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The old man with the typewriter would like a word with us texters and tweeters: Don’t be a blockhead.

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‘Let your yes mean yes’

‘Let your yes mean yes’

| Christina Capecchi | June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rachel Gardner has a bad habit: She says yes when she ought to say no.

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