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Daily Scriptures: October 27 – November 10

Daily Scriptures: October 27 – November 10

| October 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Oct. 27
30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sirach 35:12-14, 16-18
2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18
Luke 18:9-14

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Helping us to see the face of Christ

Helping us to see the face of Christ

| Deacon Grant Gerlach | October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this Gospel reading, it is the tax collector who goes home justified, for “the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”

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Rediscover: freedom

Rediscover: freedom

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

– The happiest 2 percent
– Former drug user gets hooked on God
– Is America the land of the free?
– Church can assist those enslaved by addictions

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Saint or sinner?

Saint or sinner?

| Father Ron Rolheiser | October 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

There’s a saint inside us who wants to mirror the greatness of life, even as there is someone else inside us that wants to walk a seedier path.

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Q&A – Baptism for the child of non-practicing Catholics

Q&A – Baptism for the child of non-practicing Catholics

| Father Kenneth Doyle | October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

What are the Church’s guidelines for baptism? Is it common for a priest to refuse a request for baptism if he feels that the parents are unworthy?

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Rediscover: strong marriages

Rediscover: strong marriages

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Go to the ‘Genius Bar’ to understand, celebrate marriage
– Couple says program gave their marriage a boost
– Rediscover: Strong Marriages
– Marriage and intimacy
– Sticking with it, in good times and bad

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Don’t fear that your prayers don’t make a difference

Don’t fear that your prayers don’t make a difference

| Father Michael Schmitz | October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Q. I am struggling with the idea that prayer does anything. I mean, if God really cared about us, why would he need us to ask for anything before he gave it to us? I understand thanking God, but how do our prayers make any real difference?

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Leper shows us best way to give thanks to Christ

Leper shows us best way to give thanks to Christ

| Deacon Timothy Gapinski | October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ten lepers were healed by Jesus, but only one returned. On the surface, this passage is about being thankful to God. But its full meaning goes deeper.

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Daily Scriptures: September 29 – October 13

Daily Scriptures: September 29 – October 13

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Sept. 29
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Amos 6:1a, 4-7
1 Timothy 6:11-16
Luke 16:19-31

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Rediscover: The Saints

Rediscover: The Saints

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Heavenly role models inspire our faith lives
– Saints: Thought determines action
– Local artist creates images of holy men and women for seminary, NET
– Saints, sinners and baby names
– Father Keating to present second talk in Rediscover: Speakers Series

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Q&A – Rules for a crucifix at Mass and how far does forgiveness go?

Q&A – Rules for a crucifix at Mass and how far does forgiveness go?

| September 26, 2013 | 2 Comments

What is the rule? Where should the crucifix be in a Catholic church? (And also, why do Protestant churches have only a bare cross, while Catholic churches show Christ’s body on the cross?)

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What we can learn from Lazarus and the rich man

What we can learn from Lazarus and the rich man

| Deacon Mitchell Bechtold | September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

This Sunday we hear the Gospel story of “Lazarus and the Rich Man.” There is a pity which ought to well up in each of our hearts for both Lazarus and the rich man: Lazarus in his suffering and the rich man in his. Yet, it is Lazarus who is our model.

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