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C.S. Lewis inspires new generation of Christians

C.S. Lewis inspires new generation of Christians

| Jonathan Luxmoore | January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Author of ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ expressed faith through his stories and imagination

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Falling in love with a vocation

Falling in love with a vocation

| Sister Faith Marie Woolsey | January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

National Vocation Awareness Week is Jan. 13-19. The following reflection was first posted on the blog of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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From orphan to archbishop: thanks to religious women

From orphan to archbishop: thanks to religious women

| Archbishop Harry J. Flynn | December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Throughout the United States on the weekend of Dec. 8-9 the Church will take up the 25th annual collection for the retired religious.

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‘Facing the Screen Dilemma’ helps navigate ‘media-saturated’ culture

‘Facing the Screen Dilemma’ helps navigate ‘media-saturated’ culture

| Mark Pattison | December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Every time you ask a question about what’s on TV, you’re doing the right thing. You are becoming more media literate.

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Affirmative action has given many young people opportunities their parents and grandparents never had

Affirmative action has given many young people opportunities their parents and grandparents never had

| John Garvey | November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

In October, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas. The issue was affirmative action at public colleges and universities.

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Minneapolis pastor says papal visit to Lebanon brings hope

Minneapolis pastor says papal visit to Lebanon brings hope

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Msgr. Sharbel Maroun smiles when he recalls a journey to his native Lebanon 15 years ago.

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Teens sometimes need help to make the right choice

Teens sometimes need help to make the right choice

| Christopher Stefanick | August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Michael’s heel was bouncing as if he was about to break into a sprint, but he didn’t know which way to run.

“My friend texted me during your talk saying he had a new bowl he wanted to smoke with me as soon as I got home.”

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Interrupt daily routine to reach out in compassion to those in need

Interrupt daily routine to reach out in compassion to those in need

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Who has not been interrupted from daily routines and errands because we see someone in need?

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Local teen offers her views on national March For Life

Local teen offers her views on national March For Life

| February 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

I experienced my first March for Life in Washington, D.C., earlier this month, and I will remember the trip for the rest of my life. As I left Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul before the trip, I had great expectations for the march, but what I experienced blew me away.

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Doing ‘small things with great love’

Doing ‘small things with great love’

| February 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit recently invited readers to answer this question:
“What person, living or deceased, has made a big impact on your faith life by doing ‘small things with great love’?”

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Strangers, strange gifts reveal Christ’s healing mission

Strangers, strange gifts reveal Christ’s healing mission

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

One strange gift I received this year is a deep gratitude for my health

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Survey results confirm The Catholic Spirit’s valuable role

Survey results confirm The Catholic Spirit’s valuable role

| January 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

More than half of readers say they discuss with others items they’ve read about in the newspaper.

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