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Body of Christ goes beyond close-knit relationships

Body of Christ goes beyond close-knit relationships

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

In my young adult years, it was such a joy to attend Mass with a group of friends who all participated in the same Bible study.

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Holy Spirit provides the peace we need to produce good works

Holy Spirit provides the peace we need to produce good works

| Deacon Ben Kociemba | May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

On this weekend we celebrate the feast of Pentecost, which marks the last weekend in Easter.

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Friendship with Jesus requires love and respect for his commands

Friendship with Jesus requires love and respect for his commands

The Lord tells us this Sunday that he is love, and that we are to remain in his love.

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Advice to married couples: Don’t tie the knot! Weave a rope

Advice to married couples: Don’t tie the knot! Weave a rope

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Book of Ecclesiastes is part of the Wisdom Literature of the Old Testament, and it contains a sensible, somewhat obscure, short passage on companionship and cooperation between fellow workers.

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A good shepherd, like a grain of wheat, will give up life for others

A good shepherd, like a grain of wheat, will give up life for others

| Deacon Ben Hadrich | April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

I once heard the Paschal Mystery described succinctly as “dying equals rising.”

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Put yourself in Gospel scene to fully hear John’s message of faith

Put yourself in Gospel scene to fully hear John’s message of faith

| Deacon Manuel Gomez | April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

When I was a teenager, I attended a workshop on prayer.

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5 reasons we need to celebrate Mass on Sunday — every week

5 reasons we need to celebrate Mass on Sunday — every week

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday Mass is the focal point of every weekend.

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Eavesdrop on conversation between Jesus and a disciple on Palm Sunday

Eavesdrop on conversation between Jesus and a disciple on Palm Sunday

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Imagine you are the beloved disciple walking next to Jesus as he rides into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.

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Five tips for making a better confession

Five tips for making a better confession

| Father Michael Van Sloun | March 15, 2012 | 1 Comment

“Repent, and believe in the Gospel.” These are the words for the signing of ashes on Ash Wednesday.

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Jewish woman considering conversion feels at home in church

Jewish woman considering conversion feels at home in church

| March 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

Danielle Schwartzman was among more than 350 people who took part in the Rite of Election at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, Feb. 26. She has been participating in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults with a group at the Basilica, led by Paula Kaempffer.

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Love is more than Valentine’s cards and puppy dogs

Love is more than Valentine’s cards and puppy dogs

| Jeremy Ploof | March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The readings for Mass the weekend of March 18 tell of Jesus’ great love for you. It’s that simple. I could almost end this column here.

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Psalmist sets example for keeping faith amid turmoil

Psalmist sets example for keeping faith amid turmoil

| Deacon Joe Backowski | March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

How is it, today, that the psalmist can say to us, “I believed even when I said I am sorely afflicted” (Psalm 116:10)?

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