Tag: Gospel

Blueprint for evangelization: Pope Francis’ ‘The Joy of the Gospel’

Blueprint for evangelization: Pope Francis’ ‘The Joy of the Gospel’

| Joan Frawley Desmond | January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the weeks since Pope Francis released his apostolic exhortation “Evangelii Gaudium” (“The Joy of the Gospel”), Catholic commentators have been analyzing the document’s themes and messages. The following first appeared in the National Catholic Register (ncregister.com). It was written by the newspaper’s senior editor, Joan Frawley Desmond, and is reprinted with permission.

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Christmas poster contest winners

Christmas poster contest winners

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit asked youths in grades kindergarten to 12 to create Christmas posters by completing the phrase, “I unwrap the real gift of Christmas when . . .” and then drawing a picture. The 405 entries came from across the archdiocese and were judged by a panel of Catholic Spirit staff members, who chose winners in four categories: grades 3 and under, grades 4-6, grades 7-9 and grades 10-12.

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Pope challenges us to keep gaze on Christ

Pope challenges us to keep gaze on Christ

| Sarah Mealey and Joe Towalski | September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

“And now . . . the rest of the story.”

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Humility is a virtue we learn from Christ

Humility is a virtue we learn from Christ

| Deacon Joseph Kirembwe | August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

I have seen many people — politicians, celebrities, even priests — especially in Uganda where I grew up, demanding honor and respect from others. Being honored and respected is good. But, if we overly demand it from others, it may not be good. The readings of this Sunday challenge us as Jesus’ followers to learn to be humble.

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Rediscover Jesus’ greatest teachings

Rediscover Jesus’ greatest teachings

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jesus teaches us what to believe, how to live
Matthew Kelly: What are Jesus’ greatest teachings?
Sisters ‘live Jesus’ in troubled Minneapolis neighborhood
Gospel living at Taco Bell
Eucharist, other sacraments offer strength
Keeping God at center of one’s life is final talk topic

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We are entrusted with a mystery worth living and loving

We are entrusted with a mystery worth living and loving

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Each of us, by our baptism, has been given a share in this gift of faith to embrace and to pass on.

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Dark forces no match for power of the Gospel, sacraments

Dark forces no match for power of the Gospel, sacraments

| Father Robert Barron | August 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

In the sixth chapter of St. Mark’s Gospel, we find the account of Jesus sending out the Twelve, two by two, on mission. The first thing he gave them, Mark tells us, was “authority over unclean spirits.” The first pastoral act they performed was to “drive out many demons.”

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