Tag: Friendship

People say I need friends. Is that true?

People say I need friends. Is that true?

| Father Michael Schmitz | November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Q. I keep being told that I “need friends.” I don’t know that I do. I have enough people in my life (and more than enough stuff to keep me busy) that I don’t think that I need “another thing.”

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Synod group reports focus on abuse, sexuality, friendship, mission

Synod group reports focus on abuse, sexuality, friendship, mission

| Cindy Wooden | October 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

In their first formal reports to the entire Synod of Bishops, many of the gathering’s working groups reported that they had discussed the clerical sexual abuse crisis and, especially, its impact on young Catholics.

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Finding mercy in friendship since 1988

Finding mercy in friendship since 1988

| Alyssa Bormes | February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

There are very few things that I have consistently done since 1988. Some of this is a mercy. Blue eye shadow is no longer among my cosmetics; shoulder pads are absent from my closet. However, since January 1988, two great friends have been in place, and we have a wonderful story.

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Forest Lake ministry for widows, widowers forges friendships

Forest Lake ministry for widows, widowers forges friendships

| Sam Patet | February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

“There are a lot of hurting people,” said Deacon Terry Moravec, who ministers at St. Peter. A widower himself, he and Cindy Casey started the group two years ago with the prompting of their pastor, Father Daniel Bodin.

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There’s much to consider before offering an opinion

There’s much to consider before offering an opinion

| Father Michael Schmitz | July 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

Q. When am I supposed to offer my opinion? For example, I have a friend who conceived a child through in vitro fertilization. Am I supposed to tell her that was wrong?

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Wisdom to share

Wisdom to share

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Sacrifice.
Integrity.
Respect.
Friendship.
Happiness.

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