Tag: Faith

Serving patients is at the heart of medical director’s work

Serving patients is at the heart of medical director’s work

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is a hospital for children with disabilities, for the most part. Most of the kids who come have some relatively special issues going on.

Each of the children who comes here is a creature of God, made for a purpose, inherently carrying with them a dignity that is just part of their being. And, if you recognize that, then the nature of taking care of these children changes dramatically.

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More tools in the stewardship toolkit now

More tools in the stewardship toolkit now

| June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Folks who attended year-two workshops on the Archdiocesan Stewardship Toolkit found lots has been added.

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‘Our Lady of Uncertain Times’ knows our struggles

‘Our Lady of Uncertain Times’ knows our struggles

| Ginny Kubitz Moyer for The Catholic Spirit | May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Take the birth of Jesus: Just when she probably wanted to hunker down at home and wait for her baby to arrive, she had to get on a donkey and travel far from the comfort of the familiar.

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Beware of ‘secular Catholicism’

Beware of ‘secular Catholicism’

| April 26, 2012

This movement is more a social religion than a religion that comes from a deeply seated faith in Jesus Christ

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Who goes to The Catholic Spirit website? And why?

Who goes to The Catholic Spirit website? And why?

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Results are in from a survey of the web audience, and they give us not only insight but strong opinions and a couple of laughs as well.

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Prayer for Religious Liberty

Prayer for Religious Liberty

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

here is a suggested prayer for conscience rights and religious freedom from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Timely tips to build great families through faith, integrity, respect

Timely tips to build great families through faith, integrity, respect

| Jennifer Janikula | March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

As a parent, no matter what the age of your children, you regularly question your approach. Am I too strict? Do I model honesty and integrity? Can I teach my children to love each other?

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6 stupid things I’ve done . . .

6 stupid things I’ve done . . .

| Jesuit Father James Martin | February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

. . . and that I never want to do again

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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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Father Joncas honored for theological scholarship

Father Joncas honored for theological scholarship

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Minnesotan Father Mike Joncas will receive the Sophia Award Feb. 12; the honor recognizes his work that discloses “the riches of the liturgical tradition in ever new and creative ways.”

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An Advent lesson courtesy of quarterback Tim Tebow

An Advent lesson courtesy of quarterback Tim Tebow

| November 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

A lot of ink is being spilled on Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow. Sports pundits are incredulous that this less-than-stellar passer has helped to turn his team into a contender for the NFL playoffs. Unlike most other football players, however, Tebow has also come under scrutiny for the way he publicly witnesses to his Christian faith — something he references in nearly every interview and public appearance.

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‘Amahl’ to feature top-notch talent and artistry

‘Amahl’ to feature top-notch talent and artistry

| Kathryn Elliott | November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Amahl and the Night Visitors,” a one-act Christmas season opera sung in English, centers on the story of Amahl, a poor, crippled shepherd boy living with his widowed mother. One night, the boy and his mother find the Three Kings knocking at their door. It is a story of how faith, charity, unselfish love and good deeds can work miracles.

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