Tag: Faith

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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Get to know God through both scientific reason and faith

Get to know God through both scientific reason and faith

| Father Robert Barron | October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Protestant theologian Paul Tillich once commented that “faith” is the most misunderstood word in the religious vocabulary. I’m increasingly convinced that he was right about this.

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God takes Cathedral parishioner on wild ride to recovery from brain injury

God takes Cathedral parishioner on wild ride to recovery from brain injury

| Susan Klemond For The Catholic Spirit | August 5, 2011 | 2 Comments

A month later, as she lay in an induced coma after a near-fatal traumatic brain injury suffered in a sledding accident, that hope — in the form of hundreds of words of prayer and encouragement — poured into her CaringBridge.org website from around the world and didn’t stop until after her final surgery just before Easter.

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The Genesis problem

The Genesis problem

| Father Robert Barron | February 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

How can anyone believe that God made the visible universe in six days, that all the species were created at the same time, that light existed before the sun and moon, etc., etc? How can believers possibly square the naïve cosmology of Genesis with the textured and sophisticated theories of Newton, Darwin, Einstein and Stephen Hawking?

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