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What Olympians can teach us about the pursuit of greatness and glory

What Olympians can teach us about the pursuit of greatness and glory

| Deacon Marc Paveglio | February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just recently, the winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, concluded, and the victors went home with their medals. I’m always riveted by the level of power, agility and endurance these athletes display on the ice and snow. I’m even more impressed, however, by their stories. Many of them discovered their talents at an early age and then committed their entire lives to the perfection of their physical and mental abilities. They trained every day, they sought the best coaches, and they sacrificed myriads of other opportunities, interests and pleasures for the pursuit of one single goal — Olympic glory.

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Daily Scriptures: February 16 – March 2, 2014

Daily Scriptures: February 16 – March 2, 2014

| February 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Feb. 16
Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sirach 15:15-20
1 Corinthians 2:6-10
Matthew 5:17-37

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Jesus teaches us how to overcome sin

Jesus teaches us how to overcome sin

| Deacon Marcus Milless | February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The sacraments we receive are signs of Christ’s great love for us. They give us the grace to live in union with him. The six moral precepts of today’s Gospel measure how we are responding to that grace.

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Three godparents? How binding are Catholic movie ratings?

Three godparents? How binding are Catholic movie ratings?

| Father Kenneth Doyle | February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Only two godparents can sign her baptismal certificate and feels awkward about telling the couple that one of them cannot sign. What should she do?

What is a Catholic’s obligation regarding the movie ratings issued by the Catholic News Service?

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Rediscover: iconic prayers

Rediscover: iconic prayers

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

- Our Father, Hail Mary reveal essential truths about faith
– Don’t forget Church’s common prayers
– Daily drive time paves road to prayer
– Beads of wonder
– Rediscover: ‘Why Pray?’
– Rediscover: ‘How to Pray?’

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People power: Popular devotion is key factor in sainthood process

People power: Popular devotion is key factor in sainthood process

| Cindy Wooden | February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The sainthood process is long and technically complicated, and ultimately requires the approval of the pope, but the whole procedure is driven by Catholics in the pews and, especially, those on their knees.

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Daily Scriptures: February 2 – February 16, 2014

Daily Scriptures: February 2 – February 16, 2014

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Feb. 2
The Presentation of the Lord
Malachi 3:1-4
Hebrews 2:14-18
Luke 2:22-40

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Be attentive to the voice of the Holy Spirit

Be attentive to the voice of the Holy Spirit

| Deacon Kevin Manthey | January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Through the life of the prophet Simeon, St. Luke shows us there are three steps to being faithful to the promptings of the Holy Spirit: living in communion with the Spirit, hearing the Spirit, and acting on the promptings of the Spirit.

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What’s wrong with playing violent video games?

What’s wrong with playing violent video games?

| January 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

“It seems pretty clear: There is no room for a Christian to find entertainment in the suffering and death of others (whether real or simulated).“

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Rediscover: praying as Jesus did

Rediscover: praying as Jesus did

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jesus: Man of prayer at every crucial moment in his life Find the quiet you need to find Jesus Finding God in the desert of silence Four ways to deepen our prayer life We want to hear your stories!  

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Daily Scriptures: January 19 – February 2, 2014

Daily Scriptures: January 19 – February 2, 2014

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Jan. 19
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Isaiah 49:3, 5-6
1 Corinthians 1:1-3
John 1:29-34

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Rediscover: forms of prayer

Rediscover: forms of prayer

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

– What forms of prayer can lead me closer to God?
– Prayers of Bible, rosary help us to know Christ
– Coach’s death brings prayer to life for college student
– Persistence is key to good prayer life
– We want to hear your stories!

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