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An Alaskan cruise, a path to priesthood

An Alaskan cruise, a path to priesthood

| Christina Capecchi | February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Matthew Bearth was 17 when he set out on an Alaskan cruise that changed the course of his life and led him to the seminary. Today the 20-year-old college junior loves to recount that northern voyage.

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Say yes to new risks and new graces in 2013

Say yes to new risks and new graces in 2013

| Christina Capecchi | December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Barbara Benson Keith’s wake-up call came while chatting with a fellow kindergarten teacher at the end of a school day.

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Emergency or blessing? The power of silence

Emergency or blessing? The power of silence

| Christina Capecchi | October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

My dad and brother just returned from a fly-in fishing adventure in the Canadian wilderness —fly-in, that is, because their outpost camp could only be accessed by floatplane, the sole cabin on a remote lake teeming with walleye.

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Road-trip reflections on faith and mobility

Road-trip reflections on faith and mobility

| Christina Capecchi | July 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

A road trip provides welcome reprieve from the formidable charge of discovering your place and your purpose

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Studio as sanctuary: A place of ‘delight and rest’

Studio as sanctuary: A place of ‘delight and rest’

| Christina Capecchi | May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the gifts of my 20s has been an appreciation for solitude and the spaces that nurture it

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Catholics missing from Italian shipwreck still inspire

Catholics missing from Italian shipwreck still inspire

| Christina Capecchi | March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

This month we mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, and the luxury liner buried two and a half miles below the Atlantic bobs to the surface once again.

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Parading through Minnesota homes, tracking the Joneses

Parading through Minnesota homes, tracking the Joneses

| Christina Capecchi | March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

We must protect ourselves against idolatry and coveting what others have.

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Processing on paper: Resolve to write in the new year

Processing on paper: Resolve to write in the new year

| Christian Capecchi | January 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Writing is not just an intellectual exercise. It can also be a religious one

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Imagining Mary: Christmas paintings that open our eyes

Imagining Mary: Christmas paintings that open our eyes

| Christina Capecchi | November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve been shopping for the perfect Christmas card, sifting through Nativity scenes framed in holly berries and bows.

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Giving thanks for ‘all things in good plenty’

Giving thanks for ‘all things in good plenty’

| Christina Capecchi | November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

When Mary Chilton first spotted the New World in November 1620, the 13-year-old had been aboard the Mayflower for 10 weeks, stuck in the same clothes and cramped in dark, damp quarters among seasick passengers and dying goats. Each family was allotted one storage trunk for all their possessions.

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Puppy love, whale watching and St. Francis

Puppy love, whale watching and St. Francis

| Christina Capecchi | October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Across the country, young married couples have settled on the perfect preparation for parenthood: a puppy.

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Gold stars, blue ribbons and Facebook likes

Gold stars, blue ribbons and Facebook likes

| Christina Capecchi | August 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Don’t fall into the trap of scorekeeping when it comes to love

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