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The effect of redefining marriage

The effect of redefining marriage

We must vow to continue to work to strengthen marriage and defend it against all forms of its weakening, for the good of all society

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Helping youth to know Christ, know their faith

Helping youth to know Christ, know their faith

Matthew Kelly states that within eight years after their confirmation, 85 percent of our Catholic young people have given up the practice of their faith

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Celebrate your love for Mary during month of May

Celebrate your love for Mary during month of May

| April 25, 2013

The month of May has, since my youth, been associated in my mind with devotion to Mary, Mother of Jesus and Mother of the Church. And Mary always brings hope, warmth and joy.

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Ministry supports those with same-sex attraction

Ministry supports those with same-sex attraction

| April 11, 2013

Faith in Action follows Church’s teachings on human sexuality

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Church has right, duty to offer witness in public square

Church has right, duty to offer witness in public square

| March 28, 2013

The Church must be free to fulfill its mission without sacrificing its fundamental teachings or moral principles

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Humility and courage connect Pope Francis, Benedict XVI

Humility and courage connect Pope Francis, Benedict XVI

Archbishop Nienstedt reflects on papal transition

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Collection offers hope to Holy Land

Collection offers hope to Holy Land

| March 14, 2013

The Good Friday collection provides much-needed financial assistance

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Why priests are happy

Why priests are happy

| February 28, 2013

For all the expectations placed upon them, priests today are experiencing surprisingly low levels of burnout and high levels of satisfaction with their lives

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Penance, conversion are key to Lent

Penance, conversion are key to Lent

| February 14, 2013

I heartily recommend each of us making a specific resolution this Lent in the areas of prayer, fasting and almsgiving

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Church in forefront of helping refugees, immigrants

Church in forefront of helping refugees, immigrants

| January 17, 2013

Here in our archdiocese, our Catholic Charities, with the support of Catholic Services Appeal dollars, has provided migration and refugee services for over 30 years

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New year brings many opportunities for celebration, prayer

New year brings many opportunities for celebration, prayer

| January 3, 2013

Feasts of Epiphany and Baptism of the Lord are followed by Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and sad anniversary of Roe v. Wade

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Let us be wise Magi this Christmas

Let us be wise Magi this Christmas

| December 20, 2012

As O’Henry recounts, they “most unwisely sacrificed for each other the greatest treasures of their house. But . . . of all who give gifts, these two were the wisest. . . . They are the magi.”

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