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Display the cross, the true symbol of God’s saving grace

Display the cross, the true symbol of God’s saving grace

| Jean Denton | September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Scriptures for Sept. 13 and 14 call us to the “Exaltation of the Holy Cross.” The message is that the son of God paid with his death the price to free humankind from its sinfulness. One look at the cross says it all.

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Adam, Eve and original sin

Adam, Eve and original sin

| Father Kenneth Doyle | September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Q. I believe in the evolutionary theory of creation and have never given much thought to its impact on Christianity until recently. While talking to a priest, he mentioned that Adam and Eve were fictional characters who have provided generations with lessons on good and evil and who also provided the foundation for redemption.

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Win tickets to the 2014 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration!

Win tickets to the 2014 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration!

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Email your answer to the question “What are you looking forward to at the 2014 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration?,” to spiritwebmaster@archspm.org for a chance to win a pair of tickets to:

Young Adult Night Friday, October 3 or the full day Saturday event, October 4

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Daily Scriptures: August 31 – September 14, 2014

Daily Scriptures: August 31 – September 14, 2014

| August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Aug. 31
Twenty-second Sunday in ordinary time
Jeremiah 20:7-9
Romans 12:1-2
Matthew 16:21-27

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From rock to Satan, the Christian mind must be transformed

From rock to Satan, the Christian mind must be transformed

| Deacon James Stiles | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Peter believed that Jesus was the Messiah, but he did not understand how the Messiah could undergo such a fate. Like all of us, what Peter needed was a transformation of his mind.

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Rediscover: prayer teachers

Rediscover: prayer teachers

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

- Praying fully, even when we’re lost in the clouds
– Register now for the 2014 Rediscover Catholic Celebration
– Download the Rediscover: app
– Tune in to The Rediscover: Hour

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What did Jesus look like, and does it matter?

What did Jesus look like, and does it matter?

| Father Michael Schmitz | August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Q. This might be a silly question, but do we know what Jesus looked like? Does it matter?

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Daily Scriptures: August 17 – August 31, 2014

Daily Scriptures: August 17 – August 31, 2014

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Aug. 17
Twentieth Sunday in ordinary time
Isaiah 56:1, 6-7
Romans 11:13-15, 29-32
Matthew 15:21-28

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2014 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration – Leah Darrow

2014 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration – Leah Darrow

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leah Darrow, a speaker at the 2014 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration, shares her journey back to the Church. Read her story and learn how you can see her in person this October.

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Faith matures through adversity: How we can stand the test

Faith matures through adversity: How we can stand the test

| Deacon John Powers | August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the 20th Sunday in ordinary time, the Church gives us three readings about the Gentiles. Our first two readings give us a positive image of the relationship between God and the Gentiles, and I especially like the first reading, Isaiah’s prophecy about “the foreigners who join themselves to the Lord.” But I find the Gospel challenging because I am a Gentile, and so Christ’s interaction with the Canaanite (Gentile) woman is personally disturbing because he seems unwilling to minister to her and, by analogy, to us.

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When are creed and Gloria said? Her God and your God

When are creed and Gloria said? Her God and your God

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Q. My friend said that frequently at his parish they recite neither the Gloria nor the creed at weekday Mass. I knew that during certain periods of the year, the Gloria was not recited, but I thought that the creed was always used. Has something changed with the Mass that I am not aware of?

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Daily Scriptures: August 3 – August 17, 2014

Daily Scriptures: August 3 – August 17, 2014

| August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Aug. 3
Eighteenth Sunday in ordinary time
Isaiah 55:1-3
Romans 8:35, 37-39
Matthew 14:13-21

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