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What’s a Catholic voter to do?

What’s a Catholic voter to do?

| Jason Adkins | September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jason Adkins, executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference, addressed questions about Catholics and political life — including voting according to Catholic values— ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election

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My Catholic school, a second home

My Catholic school, a second home

| Dursitu S. Agamso | September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

As a single mother from Ethiopia, I have seen the difference between a good education and a bad one. A school that teaches discipline and respect and one that does not. A child who knows their God and one who is still searching.

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Renewal or revolution? Ida Görres on God’s faithfulness

Renewal or revolution? Ida Görres on God’s faithfulness

| Liz Kelly | September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

In my day job, I serve as managing editor to “Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture.” It’s an academic quarterly, interdisciplinary in nature, and our readership spans the globe.

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Timeless vigilance in Christian prayer

Timeless vigilance in Christian prayer

| September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

A fellow Catholic Watchmen leader recently shot me an e-mail, asking if our parish was going to resume hosting monthly Saturday prayer vigils. Perpetual adoration was postponed due to the pandemic last March, and he reminded me of how important this hour of prayer had been up to that point in time. No matter the hour of the day or the watch of the night, those who realize prayer is so essential in Christian life always have time for prayer.

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COVID-19 vaccine myths

COVID-19 vaccine myths

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | September 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Several popular myths about COVID-19 vaccines have been gaining traction on social media in recent months, particularly in regard to messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines being developed by Moderna, Sanofi, Pfizer and a handful of other companies. I would like to consider five of these myths.

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The thread that ties it all together

The thread that ties it all together

| Jonathan Liedl | September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

At the end of August, a couple nights before a good friend’s wedding, I had a chance to take part in his “dedication.” The dedication is a practice of the Community of Christ the Redeemer lay group, of which his now-wife is a part, during which a man is affirmed and advised by other men as he prepares to enter into married life.

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Theology of home: an invitation to reclaim what matters most

Theology of home: an invitation to reclaim what matters most

| Christina Capecchi | September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s become one of my favorite flourishes in interior design, one that always stops me in my Instagram scrolling. And here it was, on the cover of a book titled “Theology of Home: Finding the Eternal in the Everyday.”

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How to live through history

How to live through history

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

“You are living through history.”

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Building positive family ties with your in-laws

Building positive family ties with your in-laws

| Kate Soucheray | August 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Family is at the heart of our happiness in life. St. John Paul the Great reminds us, “As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.” When we have disagreements with family members and in-laws, we can find ourselves in opposition to what our Catholic faith proposes is the building block to living a good and holy life.

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Laboring in the field of students’ minds and hearts

Laboring in the field of students’ minds and hearts

| August 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Then he said to the disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; pray therefore the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.’” Matthew 9:37

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The abolition of man and woman

The abolition of man and woman

| David Crawford, Michael Hanby and Margaret Harper McCarthy | August 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

The commonplace assumption of American liberalism, that courts merely preside over contests of rights, conceals the limitless power of the judiciary to decide questions of truth without thinking deeply or even honestly about them. Bostock v. Clayton County is a case in point.

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Spiritual encouragement through small groups

Spiritual encouragement through small groups

| August 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Encourage yourselves daily while it is still ‘today’…” (Heb 3:13). When spiritual leadership is a robust, encouraging presence in the household, the faith tends to resonate and stick in multi-fold fashion in the heart of the family. As a result, evangelization, prayer and catechesis manifest both within and outside the home, giving sound reasons why the family is such a vital unit of society.

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