The Catholic Spirit invited readers in its Dec. 20 edition to respond to the question: What is the best way to respond to the school shooting tragedy in Newtown, Conn.? The following were among the answers we received. Some have been excerpted for space reasons; go online to TheCatholicSpirit.com to read the full responses as well as others we received.
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The Catholic Spirit invited Jill Moes, principal of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Hastings who previously worked as a public school psychologist, to offer a Catholic response regarding the Dec. 14 school shootings in Newtown, Conn.
The time has come, no matter your political views, to agree on common sense and necessary actions that will help curb violence
The initial urge is to ask: Why? Why would someone do this to kids?
Can we clear the clutter in our lives so that we can really enjoy God’s presence?
The laity stand in a unique position to carry on the Church’s mission because of their place both in the Church community and in society
Imagine how our lives, and the lives of those around us, might be different if we lived as if today might, indeed, be our last day
Throughout the United States on the weekend of Dec. 8-9 the Church will take up the 25th annual collection for the retired religious.
Every time you ask a question about what’s on TV, you’re doing the right thing. You are becoming more media literate.
For the world of business and retail, the Christmas season began right after the kids shed their Halloween costumes and started unwrapping their treats.
Every year on All Souls Day Nov. 2, the people of God from the Mexico side of the border and from the United States side gather at the fence that divides our two countries at Anapra, N.M., to celebrate the Eucharist.
Affirmative action has given many young people opportunities their parents and grandparents never had
In October, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas. The issue was affirmative action at public colleges and universities.